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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   I have a quick question for you
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   proceed ..
User :   My boyfriend has these red bumps on his penis that started at the base and have moved up towards the head
User :   and he said they at first started as one on tues and are now up to 8
Doctor :   k..
User :   they are not painful unless pressure is applied to them and it is only mildly painful
User :   does this sound like genital herpes?
Doctor :   does he has any othe r symptoms
User :   they scab over right away
Doctor :   k..
User :   do genital herpes normally migrate?
Doctor :   wt abt pain?
User :   not painful
User :   unless pressure is directly applied
Doctor :   ya it vll spread over the body..
User :   what do you mean spread over the body?
User :   from what i've researched, they are found in clusters
User :   his are single in isolation
User :   not in clusters
Doctor :   ya but i mean they vll extend over the body surface..
User :   and migrate across?
User :   like start in one area and move upwards
Doctor :   k.. now i got u..
Doctor :   they are isolated lesions..
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there itching?

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