Negative PCR Swab, what is this

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I've had these things come up for the past two months after having protected sex. been tested multiple times for stds and had a pcr swab taken from lesions for herpes. This also came back negative along with my other results. My clinic will not retest me and said that the pcr swab is very rarely inaccurate and that they will not be doing further testing on me. If that's the case then what the hell is this? Any insight into this would be appreciated as this is causing me to loose sleep and I have become very depressed over this 😦

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      im sure they would since ifs a skin condition snd they specialize in skin problems regsrless of the area. u should go see one to figure out what it is that would be ur best bet at this point ( i would assume)

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      Went to my gp today and he says the pcr swab was probably accurate, examined the sores and said he thinks it is a staph infection which can also be passed sexually and result in sores like mine. He said he had a married woman come in years ago with a similar issue and her swab also came back negative and it turned out to be staph as well. I am on a course of antibiotics and a liquid wash to use. I will update after I finish this treatment hopefully this will be the end of it.

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      This is a photo from today 3 days into the antibiotics. Not sure what to make of it the sores seem to be responding to it though as there is only one left now

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    update- going to my gp today to see what they think. The clinic said to me that they have pretty much ruled out herpes with testing and that this is now something my doctor needs to deal with as they firmly believe it is not an sti

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    I have two days left of my antibiotics course left this is what it looks like currently. I have ordered a IGG blood test as well. Just wanted to know people's thoughts image

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