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Probably middle of the day yesterday I noticed some redness. This morning is when it really showed up. And none are blisters. Just look like VERY small pimples.
Again, I saw 2 VERY small pimple like things on my upper left thigh very close to the genitals about a month ago, after the 2nd time we slept together. And these also showed up the 2nd morning after we slept together. Went away by the next day (pretty much gone by the first night).
I also had a very small rash (no pimples) after sex (a week or so ago) left of my genitals, at the crease where my leg reaches my genital area. This also went away in a day or two.
I actually wasn't overly concerned with it being herpes - but that's still a relief. But my main concern is if it does get worse, what could it be? And if it's something I need to talk with my girlfriend about?
Plus the fact that it's happening often after we have sex (this time being the worst, but it was very vigorous, and also, I had high school friends in town for 2 days - drinking too much, lowered immune system). So, is there anything I can do to prevent this in the future?
Plus, I'm going to Cabo for my brothers bachelor party next Thursday, and I want to make sure this rash is gone by then (it's slightly above my waist line).
No. Usually start off unprotected though, then put on condom.
Thanks - any other preventative measures beyond trying a different condom to stop it from occurring in the future?
Just to be clear... try some benadryl, and an antihistamine cream now.
If it continues... try lamisil.
If it gets worse... go to the doc for oral antibiotics. (how long should I wait before doing this?)
Switch condoms to hypoallergenic condoms, and try taking claritin, benedryl before sex for prevention.
Hi Dr. Chip,
Thanks for the help. I put on an antihistamine cream and it cleared up entirely in a few days.
However, I'm wondering about the hypoallergenic condoms and if changing condoms is necessary or at all the cause of the issue since the rash I had was not on my penis at all, but in my pubic hair region (and slightly above) where most of the friction occurred. So I don't really see how the problem could have been the condom.
I haven't been with my girlfriend since we talked as I was out of town.
So, I just want to see if there are any other preventative measures aside from changing condoms (and taking a claritin prior to sex). Maybe using a antibacterial soap consistently? And I'm also wondering if it might be a result of trimming (not shaving) my pubic hair or hers (she shaves, and was growing in slightly on the night this occured).
Again, thanks for the help.
Yes. Again, about 1 day after sex it showed up.
I can't find the "scrub" anywhere. Only the "solution". Will that work or do I need to find the scrub?