Sores around the groin

Patient : I have recently developed sores on my legs that appear a few inches from my groin. I have had two on my right leg and recently one on my left. The two on the right leg were several inches away from each other. The sores appear as a dime sized dry pink circle with a small red bump in the centre. The bumps on the right leg have disappeared but the dry pink circle has seemed to form a scar. The sores are not painful and I have no other symptoms. I have not had any sores on my genitalia and have recently attended a STD clinic for testing after my most recent partner, but prior to these sores developing. I believe that they only tested for HIV, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. I will be returning to the clinic next week to have these examined. Any idea what it could be?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I received oral sex from a prostitute with a condom on for about 10 minutes. At that point I took the condom off and ...

Q: I do not usually take any pain meds but last Tuesday morning I took one 800 mg ibuprofen and that night I took two mo...

Q: My daughter had her first unprovoked seizure two months back...all her blood results were normal....but she was hospi...

Q: I’m not really sure where to begin. My wife was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer with mets to the liver th...

Q: I have to pimples on my penis which I hope that’s what it is. Can you tell me what it looks like

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews