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Bump on the penis shaft along with muscle soreness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i had a bump on my penis i had lasions i went to my doctor and he said that was syphilis lasion then i was tested and i did not have anything and he did an oral examnitaion and it was not herpes,i had a urinary track infection,but i still have mild musle soreness. could i have anything else?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
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May I know your age?
User :   35
Doctor :  
Since when are the bumps seen?
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May I know where the soreness is (which muscle)?
User :   a month ago and the soreness is in my cahaf and my back and arm
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i had one bump on my shaf
Doctor :  
Ok.
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Do you have fever?
User :   no
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Do you have joint pains too?
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Do you notice swelling any where else in the body?
User :   no joint pain or no swelling.
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :   Are you on any medications?
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Do you have diabetes, hypertension?
User :   could i have a infection of some what?
User :   yes i have hypertension and yes i take medication for it.
Doctor :   Ok.
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I shall explain it to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
The bump you noticed may not be of major concern, if it was not to be due to syphillis or herpes.
Doctor :  
The other possibility which is of concern is genital warts.
Doctor :  
It can also present as bumps over the penis.
Doctor :  
Confirm with your doctor if they are anything like the genital warts.
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if they are not, you may have to watch over them and report if any changes occur.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
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The muscle soreness can be because of muscle strain that has not completely recovered.
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Though infection cannot be ruled completely.
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You need blood tests to see if it is an infection.
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Have you followed?
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Are you there?
User :   can you get syphillis from oral sex? and yes i went back to my doctor and he said my penis was normal and my skin was peeling he said it from it was haveing not lube sex.
Doctor :  
If your partner had infection in the oral cavity, yes they can spread.
User :   my penis is fine now but i havent seen no other bump on my penis
Doctor :   Then it is ok.
User :   what cause my skin to peel?
Doctor :   It could be secondary to the sexual intercourse or a minor infection on the shaft of the penis.
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It also can occur due to dry skin.
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There are few other causes too.
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Out of these if the peeling is minor, infections are taken seriously for evaluation.
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SInce you have been ruled out of infection, you do not have to worry.
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Have you followed?
Doctor :  
I meant since infection has been ruled out,
User :   ok i havent been to the gym in a month could that be why my musle are soreness?
Doctor :  
it might not be a serious problem and will heal spontaeously.
Doctor :  
The muscle soreness could occur due to straining in any form during the infections.
Doctor :  
Occasionally a post infectious state can also present as soreness of muscles for a period of time.
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It could be a part of post infection syndrome.
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They improve slowly with good hydration, adequate rest, and proper nutrition.
User :   he did a blood test on me for other std and i was clean but why am i still worried
Doctor :   Since the blood test were normal, you have to stop worrying.
User :   are you there
Doctor :  
You have recently suffered from the urine infection, your symptoms of muscle soreness could be secondary to the post infection syndrome too.
User :   what is that?
Doctor :  
So i would suggest you to take adequate rest, drink plenty of water, good nutrition and a multivitamin pill a day for 15 days.
Doctor :  
Post infection syndrome is a group of symptoms that can occur following a episode of infection.
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They are usually seen following a viral infection.
User :   ok im takeing oliveleaf
Doctor :  
You may have muscle pains, dizziness, nausea, weakness, generalized tiredness.
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They improve on its own.

Doctor :  
Good nutrition, plenty of fluids, adequate rest will fasten the recovery period.
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