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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My boyfriends penis starts to get a burning sensation during sexual intercourse when he enters inside my vagina. He says it is not pleasurable and feels as though my wetness is acidic or sour. I checked my PH levels and they are normal.. what could be causing his penis burning sensation during sex?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi.. Did u see my question?
Doctor :   May I know his age?
User :   47
User :   I am 30
Doctor :   Is this pain restricted only during sexual intercourse or noticed even after the act?
Doctor :   Since when is he having these symptoms?
User :   he says for the last few monthss.. and only when he enters me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does he complain of other associated symptoms such as burning sensation while passing urine, pain while passing urine?
User :   no
User :   he seems to think there is something wrong with my 'wetness'
User :   even suggested that it could be a genetic incompatibilty
User :   ??
Doctor :   I shall explain to you
Doctor :   Do you feel similar symptoms during sexual intercourse?
User :   no
User :   not at all
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does he have any other medical illness such as diabetes, prostrate problems, thyroid hormone disturbances in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Without physically examining your partner, it is difficult to predict what exactly the problem is
Doctor :   however I shall provide you with information that should help you.
Doctor :   pain and burning sensation during sexual intercourse can occur due to multiple causes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be an allergic cause - if any products such as condom or any other applications are use
Doctor :   2, Could be due to irritation secondary to lack of proper lubrication.
Doctor :   I do not mean there is a problem with you
Doctor :   and this isn't a genetic problem at all.
Doctor :   During a sexual intercourse,
Doctor :   both partners contribute to the lubrication.
Doctor :   Either way, if there isn't sufficient lubrication, pain and discomfort can occur.
User :   could it be an STD, bacteria ..ie Thrush...
Doctor :   In the absence of any other symptoms,
Doctor :   infection are unlikely.
User :   urinary problems.. any other penile dysfunctions
User :   ?
Doctor :   3. Psychogenic cause.
Doctor :   "IN THE ABSENCE OF OTHER SYMPTOMS" such as discomfort while passing urine, discharge, abdominal pain, fever and so on
Doctor :   it is unlikely that the cause is related to an infection.
User :   How does one cure a psychohenic cause?
Doctor :   I suggest the following measures
User :   He has been sick with the flu and and cold.. with sore throats allot lately
User :   generally not in best of health
Doctor :   1. Increasing period of foreplay can improve lubrication as well as treat and psychogenic
Doctor :   cause that could be causing the discomfort'
Doctor :   2. Use external lubricants such as vaseline, KY jelly, mineral oils, and so on
Doctor :   3. Use of lubricated condoms can also help.
Doctor :   4. If the symptoms persist,
User :   Hmmm.. I am always very lubricated
User :   arroused
Doctor :   your partner may need tests that includes urine analysis and as well as semen analysis.
User :   So.. he needs to see a urologist
User :   what would these tests help determine?
Doctor :   Yes, if the symptoms persists inspite all these measures, then consulting an uroloigist and getting the tests are worth.
Doctor :   and yes, physical examination and tests will help in determining the exact cause.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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