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Cause of rash on penis post sexual activity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Iam Dr.sanju
Doctor :   post your query
User :   actualy me and my husband have been married for 7 yrs
User :   last time we had an intercourse
User :   the next day
Doctor :   ok
User :   he developed a rash on his penis on the tip under the skin
User :   there was a little swelling yesterday
User :   and redness on the tip
User :   still it is red
User :   there is s lot of irritation
User :   and itching
Doctor :   is he having itching?
User :   swelling has reduced today
User :   ??
User :   he took an avil yesterday
User :   yes
User :   last time also we had sex the same thing happened
User :   he used dettol
User :   and avil
User :   it subsided in 34 days
User :   3 to 4
Doctor :   Is it itching?
User :   you there doc
User :   yes
User :   i do not have any infection
Doctor :   Is sit on glans?
Doctor :   it
User :   what
User :   sorry coudnt get you
Doctor :   is it at the tip of penis
User :   yes
Doctor :   is he having pain during urination?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any pain ?
User :   no
User :   i dont have any irritation or itching
Doctor :   so probably it can be due to minor abrasion that
Doctor :   happens during normal sex
User :   but why the swelling
Doctor :   but if there is any infection
Doctor :   it can lead to swelling
User :   can you suggest some medicine
Doctor :   the usual causes are fungal and viruses
Doctor :   do an urine test first?
User :   but till that time can you suggest a medicine
User :   because he is having alot of itching
User :   he took an avil yesterday
User :   and the swelling has reduced
Doctor :   you may try some topical soothening agents like
User :   but itching is there
User :   alot
Doctor :   betadine can be used
User :   he is having problem working also
Doctor :   But a proper examination is a must
Doctor :   to exactly diagnose it
Doctor :   since veneral diseases are to be rule out like papilloma virus
User :   should he continue having avil
Doctor :   yes he can
Doctor :   clean the area with dettol
User :   yes hes doing that
User :   and it is getting reduced
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is his age?
User :   27
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any history of genital infection?
User :   no
Doctor :   some time yeast infection can get transmitted
Doctor :   so you should also have an examination from a gynaec dr
User :   ok
Doctor :   serious diseases include syphilis,gonorrhoea etc
Doctor :   which can also get transmitted
User :   but i am not having any itching or irritation
User :   ok
Doctor :   for that pus culture from lesions is necessary
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can be asymptomatic
User :   what is that
Doctor :   you may not show infection symptoms
User :   ok
Doctor :   does he have condom allergy?
User :   i dont hink so
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   When spots, lumps or rashes appear on the penis or scrotum, men may worry that they have a sexually transmitted disease, but in most cases the concerning spots are both common and harmless
User :   ok thanks
User :   ok
Doctor :   So get an examination done fast
Doctor :   because lesions vary
User :   you mean urine test
Doctor :   physical examination,then urine test
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   under the tip of the penis hes got small small boils
User :   also currently
Doctor :   is it at the root or at glans
User :   it is at the tip of the skin
User :   it seems as if it is dead
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   probably it might be hair follicle infection
Doctor :   does he sweat a lot?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   the skin on tip of peis has become very dry and dead sorts
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   apply some moisturizer like vaseline
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with now?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..bye for now
Doctor :   Take care..
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