Finger pimple or heretic whitlow?

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I had this sensitive spot pop up on my index finger joint earlier this week, and at first I thought I maybe burnt myself cooking or it was a pimple. But as time passed, my anxiety got me thinking, what if this was a heretic whitlow? I do have a new sexual partner and we had a condom break recently so obviously my anxiety is freaking me out.

The pimple or burn could have gotten irritated during the initial healing phases because I tend to do dishes with no gloves in the morning. But I've just never experience a pimple swell like this so I'm a little worried.


All this can totally just be in my head and a coincidence 😅

Thank you,

Just an anxious user

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    Sorry my phone auto corrected Herpectic Whitlow into Heretic 😅

    Also in regards to the new sexual partner, we've been having unprotected sex since.

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