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What do genital warts look like? Are these little red bumps genital warts?

I have some little red bumps in my groin area. They aren’t inside my vagina or on the lips...is it possible that I have genital warts?

What are these small white bumps around the head of my penis?

I have small, white bumps around the bottom of the head of my penis. What are these? Can they be transmitted through oral sex?

Do STDs ever develop on their own?

If I had sex with my girlfriend, and neither of us has a sexually transmitted disease (STD), can an STD form on its own? Also, I’ve had unprotected sex with my girlfriend using baby oil, and now I have little pimples or blisters on the bottom of my head of my penis. Could that be from the baby oil? Or could it be something else?

Can someone with genital herpes catch hepatitis C?

Can a person with genital HSV-2 get hepatitis C from someone with the hepatitis C virus?