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Dr. Nair, Dermatologist
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)
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After running 5 miles, I had a slight irritation/chaffing on

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After running 5 miles, I had a slight irritation/chaffing on the side of my penis. I then had protected sex but felt that there could have been some exposure since the condom didn't go all the way down. Would you consider chaffing from running an open wound? There was no blood present, it was just kinda pink. Thanks
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I guess my main concern is possible exposure to HIV. We only had sex for about 1 or 2 minutes as I was not really in the mood. I immediately took a shower afterwords and applied hydrocortisone to the area of concern. In the morning there was nothing even visible.
Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question. My name is***** and I will do my best to provide a useful input.

No unless chafing actually draws blood it is not an open wound - and if it was so mild that one application of Hydrocortisone took care of matters then it would be considered very mild chafing. Nothing to worry about there.

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