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I’m a virgin...could I have herpes?

I think I have genital herpes...I have a rash on my legs, and sometimes on the head of my penis. I am not married yet and I never had any kind of intercourse, oral sex or genital rubbing...so I don’t know how I got these symptoms. I shower daily, and I’m neat and clean. But I live in a hot and sweaty climate, and my legs get really sweaty during the summer. Could that be the cause?

What’s my HIV risk if we’re both virgins?

I had sex with my girlfriend and didn’t use a condom. I didn’t penetrate deep into her vagina. She and I have not had sex with anyone before and I don’t have any symptoms. Could I still be infected with HIV?

My penis has a small hard bump below the skin...but I’m a virgin. Could it be an STD?

Recently, I’ve noticed a hard, tiny bump below the skin on the top of my penis. When I move the skin around, the bump stays in place. I’m 17 and I’ve never been sexually active. Do you think I might have an STD?

I’m a virgin but I have tiny raised white dots on my foreskin...what could these be?

I’m a 16-year-old male, and I haven’t had any sexual contact with anyone yet. But I’ve noticed tiny white, slightly raised dots covering a large part of my foreskin. I looked at pictures online, and I don’t think they’re genital warts. I don’t even know how long I’ve had these symptoms...maybe my whole life. Can you help me understand what these are? They’re affecting my confidence, and I’m worried about starting sexual relations.

I haven’t had sex yet, but I have bumps on my scrotum and penis. What are they?

I think I may have a venereal disease. I'm 19 and haven't had sex…I have some bumps on my scrotum at the base of each hair and these bumps around the ridge of my penis head that look like pimples. I've had these for about three years, possibly longer. I'm scared as I’ve entered my first real relationship where sex is inevitable...can you tell me what I have?