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Have red bumps on penile head. Been eating spicy food. What is the problem? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:good afternoon
Doctor:Good Afternoon
Doctor:How are you?
Doctor:What brings you on chat today?
User:a minor problem i guess..
Doctor:Go ahead
User:from the past 4-5 days, im having diet thats causes quiet a bit of heat in body
User:like spicy foods, roti, biryani etc
User:i had them 3-4 times
User:this had been my food routine
User:on the other hand, when im having, when im cleaning my penile head, i observed red dots on the head
User:they are painless, and they are like coming and going
User:i washed off with normal cold water, then later next time with dettol diluted in normal water
User:highly diluted, half a dettol cap liquid in half a mug of water
User:they seem to be going away, but still visible
User:if they go today, they may come day aftr 2maro
User:today, on very close examination, i observed very very very very tiny ring like dot(s) on the head
User:they are like invisible on a normal view
Doctor:I can think of two things
User:i dont know what they are... today morning I used an anti bacterial cum anti fungal soap for bath
User:Ketostar is its name
User:i observed them after that
User:please suggest me . what are these like.. why do they come...
User:lots of questions revolving round
Doctor:Before I suggest
Doctor:Can you tell me if the heat is fever and how long has it been there?
User:not fever
User: XXXXXXX heating
Doctor:Have you taken any medicines lately?
User:normally caused if we eat roti more
User:vitilex i have taken
User:doc gave them for skin immunity
User:as a part of molluscum treatment
User:she applied tca solution on them
Doctor:It seems to be a herbal remedy
Doctor:Vitilex seems to be a natural or herbal remedy
Doctor:One personal question--
Doctor:Any risky behavior lately?
User:i did not get it clearly
Doctor:Like you got mollusca last time---after that you did not expose yourself to any risky sexual behavior
User:no, i did not
Doctor:At present the rash that you are getting seems to be a fungal infection
Doctor:It usually happens during stressful periods or after antibiotic use
User:ok.. does masturbation has its part on this?
Doctor:It can also be an allergy but the ring of dots point specifically towards a fungal infection
Doctor:No masturbation does not play a role in it
Doctor:Usually it does not cause much problems
Doctor:Fungus or yeast is a part of normal flora of skin
Doctor:It shows up if normal bacteria on skin have been suppressed
User:do i not require to treatment for this
Doctor:Not really
User:okk.. may b supression happened today morning once i cleaned with dettol?
Doctor:Since it is normal flora, it may come and go but will not cure
Doctor:So you understood what I mean
User:okk.. yes
Doctor:So stay away from unnecessary medication
User:sure .. i think i need a bit of counselling kind off to completely come out of these..
Doctor:If it is itchy then you may clean it with clean drinking water
Doctor:You may also use wipes to wipe it away
User:unnecessary worries.. ok.. im presently cleaning them with water..
User:no itching observed so far
Doctor:Unnecessary worries can lead to unwanted medical conditions
Doctor:I told you earlier also not to worry too much
Doctor:Stay focused on your career and live a happy life
User:yes .. im trying to come out of every odd happened
Doctor:Take fruits and vegetables to increase immunity
User:sure ..
Doctor:Let bygones be bygones
User:definetely, i will boost my self up
Doctor:Exercise daily for at least 20 min
User:sure thing
Doctor:Do you have any other question here?
User:ok, keeping this aside, one great news from my end is, im getting engaged this sunday!
Doctor:That is good news
User::) no other questions ..
Doctor:ok good
User:ok maa'm, thanks for ur advice
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
User:thanks for you .. bye
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take care
User:sure, thanks
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