About 6 weeks ago, I foolishly went to a massage parlor. The woman didn’t give me a hand job however she did stroke my testicles and inner thighs I few times. I never looked at her hands but I’ve heard of people having herpetic Whitlow on their fingers. Well last night I noticed a small single red bump on the left side of my left testicle. It had a white center, with a red halo around it and was slightly elevated. It looked a little wet, so I dabbed it with toilet paper and saw a very minute amount of what looked to be a slightly tannish liquid. So I took some tweezers and pulled the white center off my skin. I examined the white center with a flashlight. It was white, round, and dense with a jelly/fatty like consistency. Basically it looked like a ball. Then it began to bleed a very deep red color. I applied peroxide and rubbing alcohol to the bump and left it alone. (FYI: I was tested for everything on June 6th 2019. All results were negative, including HSV 1&2 which were IgG test with reflex. I also understand that the IgG test misses 30% of HSV 1 infections.) My questions for you are:
1.) What do you believe this bump to be? Herpes? What could the fatty white jelly-like round tissue be?
2.) Did this massage encounter put me at risk for acquiring herpes?
3.) If the massage therapist did have an active Whitlow lesion on her hand, then what are the chances of acquiring it through a handjob? (i.e. high risk, low risk, etc.)
4.) Which virus type is herpetic Whitlow considered? Type 1 or Type 2 or either?
5.) Are there other diseases or infections that can cause ulcers on the genitals aside from herpes?
I’m extremely worried and am having a difficult time sleeping and/or eating. Thanks for your time.
I answered this on a previous post. I think you have zero risk here.
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