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Over the past couple of days I've noticed a sore on the

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Over the past couple of days I've noticed a sore on the inside of my foreskin. It isn't particularly painful unless I touch it directly or itchy but it is red and pretty macerated. The glans itself is unaffected and there are no other symptoms. I'm gay so haven't had sex with a woman recently so I don't think it's candidiasis. I also haven't had unprotected sex in over 18 months. Could this be an STI?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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This can be a bacterial infection.

Skin bacteria can cause infection sometimes.

Fungal infection is also possible even without vaginal sex.

Fungus can grow in sweat and heat.

Please upload a picture for better evaluation.
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