Herpes outbreak? MC? HPV? Or folliculitis

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I was diagnosed around 3 weeks ago with HSV1, since my first sore, I’ve had two weeks worth of antivirals for two outbreaks. I’ve not noticed I have around 6-9 new bumps on my public area all scattered. It looks like the beginning of a herpes outbreak, but looking on the internet, it looks as if it could be MC. By the way, the pictures are really zoomed in and cropped. It’s actually quite hard to see with the eye. (The red rings make me think it is a severe herpes outbreak).


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    looks to me like ingrowns.

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    you have one that clearly resembles MC, the second from last pic, has a domed top with depression in the middle, more than likely a strain of that you have alongside HSV. will clear up on its own 6 - 12 months.

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