Dermatology

Dermatology questions? Ask an online dermatologist.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I would like to know what these bumps are in my pubic area.

Customer Question
I would like to...

I would like to know what these bumps are in my pubic area

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

No and none

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No nothing in my medical history

Submitted: 21 days ago.Category: Dermatology
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
4/3/2018
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 596
Experience: Consultant Pediatrician at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital
Verified
Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 13 years of experience in the field of Health Care at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question. Skin conditions are always best diagnosed and treated after seeing them directly. May I request you to upload some images so that I can see and guide you better. I will be back in a moment to guide you further.Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani
Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Okay i will upload the photosd
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago

Hi...sorry for the late response - I was stuck with an emergency case please. These look like genital herpes.

I need some more information please.

1. Was there any history of sexual exposure?

2. Is there more or itching or more of pain?

3. Are you running temperature?

4. Did you check yourself for STD screening - and if so - when?

Please get back to me with the above information so that I can guide you better.

Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
No not that I’m aware of. No itching or pain, no fever, and i haven’t been screened yet.
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
What should i do?
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Also I’ve been on here before and asked the same question. That it was sebaceous skin cells. Could it be that?
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago
I do not know how it was last time.
But...now it doesn't look like sebaceous gland enlargement please.I suggest that you get tested yourself for all STDs.For Chlamydia you should get tested after 5 days.
For Gonorrhea after 6 days.
For Syphilis after 6 weeks.
For Hepatitis B after 6 weeks.
For Hepatitis C after 9 weeks.For HIV you can go ahead with a Combo test of HIV I & II antibodies along with P24 antigen essay at the end of 4 weeks. The other option is going ahead with an early detection test of RNA detection after 11th day from the exposure.This is based on the incubation periods of these STDs.Hope I am clear and you get yourself tested for are screened for the above STDs.The time period I have mentioned is from the last suspected sexual exposure." I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you, and that I have earned my 5 star rating today! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen (this is the only way we professionals get credited for our time and professional effort). We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know.A bonus is highly appreciated....Thank you!".If you are happy with my interaction and guidance, next time if you have any health concern, you can approach me directly at the following link please -https://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-drsumanth/?rpt=3800Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani
Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
You said it looks like genital herpes but you didn’t list how long after to get that tested for?
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago
Sorry for the omission...it is 6 weeks from time of exposure.
Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
It’s just confusing because these bumps do not itch or hurt. Is that normal with genital herpes?
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Also i was at the ER on Friday and they did blood work on me, they said everything looked good in my blood so would it have shown up there? Or would the doctor not be looking for that therefore not knowing
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago

Hi...The normal blood work they do my not include the STD screening please.

I am suggesting in your good will that you should get yourself screened.

But I am not in a position to say why they have not suggested you go ahead with STD screening.

Did they see the lesions and then specifically ask you about sexual exposure and even then say that it is only sebaceous glands?

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago

Hi...The normal blood work they do my not include the STD screening please.

I am suggesting in your good will that you should get yourself screened.

But I am not in a position to say why they have not suggested you go ahead with STD screening.

Did they see the lesions and then specifically ask you about sexual exposure and even then say that it is only sebaceous glands?

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
No just that is what it looked like
Dermatologist: Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD replied 21 days ago

Hi...I am giving my professional opinion please and I have given that in all your good faith in me in mind.

My suggestion is that you need a screening please.

I do not know why after seeing these lesions in genital area they have not enquired about the sexual contact.

I am sorry to say that I do not judge my professional colleague's opinion. I can only give mine.

But I again urge you that - please go ahead with the above screening as suggested.

Another option is going back to the emergency room and asking specifically quoting my opinion there.

Best regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Sumanth Amperayani Your Own Question
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani, Board Certified MD
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 596
596 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Consultant Pediatrician at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital

Sumanth Amperayani is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

dermdoc19

dermdoc19

Dermatologist

4,069 satisfied customers

30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology

Dr. Nair

Dr. Nair

Dermatologist

9,189 satisfied customers

MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)

Dr. Shahz

Dr. Shahz

Dermatologist

243 satisfied customers

MBBS, MCPS, MD

Dr. Skinner

Dr. Skinner

Dermatologist

1,548 satisfied customers

MD , DNB ( D &V), FAAD

Dr. Hanish Babu, MD

Dr. Hanish Babu, MD

Dermatologist

261 satisfied customers

MBBS; MD 26 years Experience.

Dr. S. Attili

Dr. S. Attili

Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist

5,170 satisfied customers

MRCP (Dermatology), Int. Board Certification in Dermatopathology

Dr. Pravin

Dr. Pravin

Dermatologist

1,680 satisfied customers

Senior Consultant MBBS DNB (DVD)

< Previous | Next >

Related Dermatology Questions
I know they say it's no cure for herpes but I believe there
I know they say it's no cure for herpes but I believe there a cure for everything how can I reduce my outbreaks … read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,740 satisfied customers
I would like to know what these bumps are in my pubic area.
i would like to know what these bumps are in my pubic area … read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Board Certified MD
596 satisfied customers
I am very worried that I have contracted genital herpes but
i am very worried that I have contracted genital herpes but there is nothing showing on my genitals, just on my thigh about 10cm below where my genitals hang i am male … read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
13,033 satisfied customers
Bumps on penis shaft not going away if anything. More have
Bumps on penis shaft not going away if anything. More have come, I feel as if they use to come and go years ago but now they have been there for 3 plus years… read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
4,097 satisfied customers
I've had body itching for the last. 3 weeks or so. Now I
Hello I've had body itching for the last JA: Can you tell me about all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. itching, rash, new birthmarks or moles)? Customer: 3 weeks or so JA: Anything else in your medi… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,035 satisfied customers
I've noticed a little red bump on the side of the penile
I've noticed a little red bump on the side of the penile head after masturbation . … read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
13,033 satisfied customers
I do have one bump on my groin area. It's been 2 days it
I do have one bump on my groin area. It's been 2 days it didn't break.it look like reducing. Does it look like genital herpes… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
13,033 satisfied customers
Recently noticed red bumps on the ring of my penis close to
Recently noticed red bumps on the ring of my penis close to the head. Have had the same partner for a year now and just happened two weeks ago. Only happens when we have intercourse. Wondering what it… read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
4,097 satisfied customers
Having like five little bumps on one small end of my scrotum
having like five little bumps on one small end of my scrotum slightly painful and uncomfortable but not itchy looks like water filled … read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
965 satisfied customers
I want to know if I am having or if I had a genital herpes
I want to know if I am having or if I had a genital herpes outbreak—I don't know if I have it. I have lots of little dried up pimples on one inner thigh and one white-head pimple on the other inner th… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,740 satisfied customers
How after exposure can genital herpes lesions show up? As in
How long after exposure can genital herpes lesions show up? As in how soon after? … read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctoral Degree
10,404 satisfied customers
My doctor just told me that i have herpes. can i get rid of
my doctor just told me that i have herpes. can i get rid of it for good? … read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
965 satisfied customers
I have had an episode of genital herpes recently, and now I
I have had an episode of genital herpes recently, and now I have acture skin pain at the top of my left groin and between my genitals and my leg. The glands are swollen still, would this be the cause?… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
8,022 satisfied customers
I have several (10-15) small black scabs on the shaft of my
I have several (10-15) small black scabs on the shaft of my penis. I have not had any pain, itching, bumps or ulcers. I had unprotected sex with a new partner on Wednesday last week and the scabs appe… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
13,033 satisfied customers
I have this soft bump that looks like a mole on the shaft of
I have this soft bump that looks like a mole on the shaft of my penis that swells ups and causes a little bit of discomfort.Is this a a std… read more
Dr. Pravin
Dr. Pravin
Dermatologist
Master Degree in Dermatology
1,680 satisfied customers
My husband of 21 years just found out he has genital herpes.
my husband of 21 years just found out he has genital herpes. we have not had any sexual partners other than each other for this entire time. do i probably have it and don't know or is it possible i di… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,791 satisfied customers
Worried that this is genital herpes - unprotected sex 8
Worried that this is genital herpes - unprotected sex 8 weeks ago - tested negative for most stds didn't get a herpes test as no symptoms at time of test saw this yesterday - I do have fordyce spots o… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
13,033 satisfied customers
I am after some genital herpes 2 advice Coming up to 3 weeks
Good morning. I am after some genital herpes 2 advice Coming up to 3 weeks ago I had protected sex unprotected oral with a women for a one night stand. In fear of a bacterial sti I took a course of do… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,507 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x