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Have small bumps on groin area, above penis and on stomach. Could it be herpes?

I have a friend that is very close to me and needs help he told me to search for his symptoms. He has small bumps on his groin area and two bumps in his hairs between his stomach and above his penis . I ve they been visible for about a week and 1/2 ago. He told me he s scared that it might be something serious like herpes or something and about a month or two ago he ignored a swollen gland on da left side of his neck.. Any help
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

Herpes does not present in the form of bumps.

He might have developed folliculitus.

These are deep bacterial infections.

Treatment is with antibiotics but the choice of antibiotics should be based on culture and sensitivity tests.

Another possibility is molluscum infection.

A photograph would have helped me in giving a closed diagnosis.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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