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Discoloration of the penis, difficulty in urination, chances of infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   just today ive noticed the tip of my penis is like really cold. and sorta like purple, and im having trouble peeing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have any history of trauma to the penis ?
User :   no, the only thing closest to that was i had kidney stones
Doctor :   ok
User :   about 1 or 2 years ago
Doctor :   may i know if you got the stones treated?
User :   treated . all i got was pain pills. i passed it tho
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if your sexually active ?
User :   not much latley
User :   last was with my 4 year ex gf
Doctor :   did you take any medications recently for any problem ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you see any rashes anywhere in the body ?
Doctor :   is it painful when you try to pass urine ? or is it that you are unable to void urine ?
User :   rashes i had like very little on my arm but i assumed it was heat rash do to new area i moved. ( much hotter here) i i was able to pee at the gym today but now it seems to be getting worse like i just cant do it
User :   rash has been gone tho for a couple days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   19
User :   158 pounds about 5'8 hieight
Doctor :   may i know if you have a history of diabetes, high blood pressure or any medical history
Doctor :   ok
User :   no none of that
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke or consume alcohol or illicit drugs ?
User :   just alcohol very little pretty drunk last night tho lol
Doctor :   do you fever ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   with the history you gave me
Doctor :   it seems more like an infection / allergy
Doctor :   i suggest you see a general physician and get it examined
Doctor :   you may need blood test and urine tests too
Doctor :   a course of antibiotics may be helpful
User :   ya it does seem familiar like its happend once or twice in my life time.
Doctor :   drink lots of water daily
Doctor :   and fluids
Doctor :   avoid alcohol
User :   hmm ok
Doctor :   you may keep a watch on the rashes
Doctor :   do not apply soap or any chemicals on the penis
Doctor :   it will flare upp an allergy/inflammation
Doctor :   the doctor will have to examine the penis and then prescribe any topical applications if needed
User :   alright sounds good...will a general doctor be good or do i have 2 go to a special place
Doctor :   a general doctor would be helpful
Doctor :   if not , urologist would be the best to help you

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