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Cause of painless red rash on penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have a red rash on my penis....doesnt hurt or burns...wht might be it?
Doctor: hi
User :   hi?
Doctor :   Dr.cccc here
Doctor :   please describe your symptom in detail
User :   hey cc
User :   yeah its like a red rash on my penis
User :   doesnt hurt or burns
User :   been there for quite a lon gtime now
Doctor :   how did it get started?
User :   the skin started peeling off at first
User :   then stopped and converted into a rash
Doctor :   any idea?
User :   but its stagnant for a long time now
Doctor :   ok. please describe appearance of the rash in detail
User :   its not slightly reddish
User :   srry it is slightly reddish
Doctor :   ok. are they fluid filled?
User :   no nothing like that
Doctor :   is there any foul discharge associated?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you sexually active? if yes did they start after any intercourse?
User :   am still a virgin :(
User :   never had intercourse
Doctor :   ok. are these present on the head of penis on the outer rim?
User :   head
Doctor :   or do they cover the entire head?
User :   no not entire head
User :   a small part only
Doctor: do you mean to say they are in one art or do you mean to say that they are on outer side of head?
User :   they cover a small part on the head of my penis
Doctor :   ok. since there is no other symptom associated, you can leave then alone
Doctor :   is there dryness associated?
User :   no doc.....thts my main is inactive....but still its a rash
User :   so am a bit worried
Doctor: apply coconut or olive oil after bath, and avoid a very hot water bath.
User :   should i stop masturbation?
Doctor :   you should see improvement. avoid wearing tight undergarments
Doctor :   what is the frequency of masturbation per week?
User :   arnd thrice a week
Doctor :   ok,that is fine, do not worry about masturbation
Doctor :   follow the above suggestions
User :   so i do not have gonorrhea or syphillis?
Doctor: the rash like appearance on outer rim of penis head is a common finding in males who are used to masturbation.
User :   so do not worry about them as long as there is no itching, burning, foul discharge and spread
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yeah doc
Doctor: is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ok . please proceed with your next query
User :   will that rash ever go?
Doctor :   if it is a normal finding as I said earlier,it will remain
User :   if it is due to dryness and heat, it will go off
Doctor :   if with application of coconut or olive oil after bath does give relief in 2-3 weeks then consider getting them examined by an urologist or andrologist doctor
User :   to see if they are indicative of anything serious like infection or whether they are a normal finding
Doctor: is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no doc thnks a lot
User :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
Doctor :   Hi Are u there ?
User :   yeah
User :   you dr AAAAAAA again?
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
User :   oh yeah doc
Doctor :   This is Dr Anvekar
User :   just got disconnected before i cud ask
Doctor :   ok, please proceed
User :   i have a small eruption on my scortum
User :   but its very inactive
Doctor :   can u describe the size, color, etc?
User :   its a meduim eruption....
User :   black colored top
User :   painless
Doctor :   size in mm ?
User :   arnd 2 -3
Doctor :   is it along the level of scrotal skin or above it ?
User :   its present right where the legs start and scortum bag ends
User :   u got it?
Doctor :   oh ok
User :   but more on the scortum bag
Doctor :   i guess, it could be a wart or a sebaceous cyst
User :   doesnt hurt
User :   its been inactive for over an year now
Doctor :   can u send me a picture of it at YYYY@YYYY , THE info given will be strictly confidential
Doctor :   If it a sebaceous cyst, you dont have to worry, as it is harmless
Doctor :   but , only issue is, if it gets infected, it can get converted into an absess, and needs to be drained by a small Incision and drainage and antibiotics for the infection
User :   oh i should go see a doctor
Doctor :   not needed right now
Doctor :   if u can send me a picture , i can guide u accordingly
User :   ok
User :   i will take a pic and send you.....
Doctor :   ok
User :   if you go off line..then you will mail me back?
User :   coz i ahve only 30 mins package
Doctor :   i will mail u on the email with all details
Doctor :   but once u send it , i can give a instant reply
User :   ok i will also send you details about the red rashes i have too
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   let me know when u have sent the email
Doctor :   have u sent the mail ?
Doctor :   anyway, i will send u the reply by email, as i had intimated earlier
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , here
User :   yes
User :   mail sent
User :   you still there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it may take some time before i analyse and inform you

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