Hi, My saga started 8 days ago when I had unprotected sex with a friend who I have had unprotected sex before with. Within a days time I began to notice an itchy/uncomfortable feeling at the head of my penis and some swelling of my foreskin (I'm uncircumcised). Soon after this was complimented by a stinging or burning sensation when I started to pee. Within two days of having sex I began to notice some red blotching on my penis head and shaft along with red bumps. There was an uncomfortable itch but no real pain other than discomfort when starting to pee. I had been on zithromax since mid October with a 5 day break in between. I took my last antibiotic in early november. I know that people who have taken antibiotics are more susceptible to yeast infections and my friend who I slept with went to her doctor and while he didnt see anything initially, he spotted a minor yeast infection under the microscope. Naturally I've been treating this as a male yeast infection and have been applying canesten fairly liberally 2-3 times a day. While the swelling in my penis head has subsided, I have some strange blisters on the shaft of my penis that are fairly spread out and two very small pimple looking dots on the tip of my foreskin. These blisters/pimples seem to be in places where my foreskin naturally folds or where my penis leans against my testicles. Some of these blisters have a white head to them but some don't. When at one point I thought I was improving, I engaged in protected sex but also drank a ton of beer which has both yeast and sugar. Shortly after that I began to develop a rash but with red little bumps. I expected greater results from the canesten as I've been using it for almost a week. I just went through a round of tests before all this started and would like to avoid going back to the doctor unless totally necessary. Sorry for the lengthy summary but I suppose my questions are: If I had GHSV 2 would i know it? The blisters don't burn or itch (although the tip of my penis does on ocassion) and I have not experienced any fever or muscle ache. Is it possible that my friend has herpes and doesn't know it despite a blood test last week and nothing showing up? How can one differentiate between a male yeast infection and GHSV 2? From what i've read, most people develop sores on their penis head. Is this accurate? Do herpes sores look different from sores of a male yeast infection? Any insight or thoughts on this would be very much appreciated.