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Hello. I am 29 years old from Australia and currently am in Tokyo. I had protected sex with a hooker a few nights ago and a hand job from one last night. I am overweight and chafe a lot when walking a lot but I have noticed itchy red lines have developed behind my knees on both sides. Red rashes are between my legs (but is usual for my chafing). Please note I have been walking around all day long in jeans in cold/warm weather so I am not sure if red is inflammation or the start of an STD? Please advise if you think I need to return home immediately for tests or if I am overreacting ? Thank you

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Hi,

Please tell about your diabetic status.

Rashes between your legs, at the back of your knees,in armpits are common, as the area is usually moist and allergic. Rash is common at such a location,and you already told me that chaffing is common to you then it can be because of that only.

Looking at your condition that you are unable to wear loose clothes all day long. try and wear loose cotton clothes at some part of the day so that your body can be exposed to fresh air . Try to keep you genital area clean and dry for most parts of the day,if it is moist then you will be prone for infections or rashes.

As you did not mention to me about any kind of pain or burning during micturition or any kind of discharge from your penis. so I took it as you don't have any thing. If there is then please mention it.

If you have any of the above symptom then you will have to show your self to a doctor and get yourself investigated,because then it can be STD as you are already in high risk group.

Till that time you can use cortisone cream 1%,(if it does not work then it might also be a fungal infection). You will have to take antifungal ,if cortisone cream does not work.

Feel free to ask more questions.

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