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I have been having some marks/spots (only one at a time)

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Hi,
I have been having some marks/spots (only one at a time) on my penis head and foreskin. They don't itch, burn, blister or crust over and completely go away within 48hours (sometimes sooner). There is also no pain. I have a bit of a tight foreskin and often get dry white skin on the head of penis.
I'm concerned about herpes (not had any outbreaks before to my knowledge but have had Thrush/balanitis with discharge under foreskin and also prostate infection in the past). I'm currently considering a circumcision.
Am I worrying about nothing?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Do you have a pic?this sounds like herpes
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Sorry no picture as none at the moment. Can herpes disappear within a day or two?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
no it usually lasts longer than that
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
So on what basis did you say it was herpes?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
I misread your post. I thought it said they do itch,burn and crust over
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok thank you so I shouldn't need to worry about herpes?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
No I don't think so.this doesn't sound like herpes at allit is usually painful blisters that takes a week or so to go away
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you

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