Has Penile Shaft Ulcer. Skin Cancer or STD or Bacterial Infection?

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Hello, 

I am 26 years old male living in Florida.

I am posting this discussion out of frustration because I have some type of ulcer developing on my penis shaft and I have no idea if this is skin cancer or STD or infection. I strongly believe it is not STD because i am not sexually active. Last time I had sexual intercourse was about a year and half ago with my ex and i know she was clean. 

It started about a week ago as a little red bump pimple, which got bigger and bigger throughout a day. When I checked after a day or two, it has changed to a crater shape, red at the center, but white-ish color for surroundings (it might have been popped due to friction between the pimple and my underwear.) However, the ulcer seems to be getting bigger and bigger everyday. I used alcohol swap to clean and traiamcinolone topical ointment to prevent from getting worse but i do not think it is working. So far i have one ulcer, and it is only painful when i put alcohol swap or is rubbed. i see very small amount of mucous discharge when i use alcohol swap but no bleeding or other discharges.

I am attaching two photos of current state. 

Thank you for your time in advance.

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  • Posted

    I suggest you get checked for herpes to rule it out but it looks like a Chancroid which is a bacteria infection
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    • Posted

      Is it possible to get chancroid even though I am not sexually active?I just looked it up and mostly you get it through intercourse or when you go to developing country. I just can't find where or how I caught this.

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  • Posted

    I have it too right now, I will be going to a urologist later and get checked. I have it for a week now. 
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    Im not a doctor can diagnosed something like that but I have it too right now and diagnosed with herpes the doctor said it will be dormant in your body I know I had it since the last 6 months when I had unprotected sex with her and its just last week who came out I mean the outbreak just started last week. I think its herpes I have it too right now and diagnosed just earlier. Sad to say! 😩

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  • Posted

    Go to the doctor and see whAt can be done before it gets worst!
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    What was the outcome ?  Thanks In advance .
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