Hi i noticed i have like a weal next to my testicle.

Patient

Q: Hi i noticed i have like a weal next to my testicles and im really worried i dont know if its herpes :( ? it itches quite and i dont know if its herpes im so worried :( ! as you can see in the top is kind of red it is because it doesnt have like skin, please help me. Im worried. I have some pictures but i dont know how to show it to you'll

Doctor

A:   Thanks for your question.

No, it does not appear to be 'a herpes'. Without a physical examination, it is not easy to predict, but it looks to me like an allergy or a fungal infection. You can try some antihistamines for a couple of days and get some cortisone creams applied on it. If it does not work then a dermatological consultation will be a must.

Hope it helps.

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