Urgent, not sure whether herpes STD or harmless

Patient

Q: Hi I have had in the past a red rash on my scrotum and under side of my penis and dry skin that has sometimes been itchy there, this lasted for about 2 weeks in total and went about a month or two ago, i had this once before about 9 months ago also but had never had unprotected sex at this time. I have a girlfriend currently who has been checked and tells me has no STD's but we do not use protection during sex. Anyway this rash has just been red and nothing else, i last had sex with her two days ago and i woke up this morning with an itch thinking the rash had come back got in the shower and washed and realised that the 'rash' that is normally just red was infact lots of little spots this time all over the scrotum i know they are not fordyce spots as i also have them i also have ppp. and on the under side of the penis shaft and sides of the shaft they are just red and can feel them if you run your finger over them slightly, they range from about 1mm 4mm in diameter and are painful if you itch them(get slight itches for a few seconds where they are the skin is also quite dry shiny and red where they are but normal else where, the head looks to be fine with no spots there, i am meant to be having an extravagant weekend this one coming and would really like to know if i need to worry about this what to do and i am very embarrassed to go to the doctor just yet PLEASE HELP
Many thanks

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