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Infection of fore skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi my penis is very sore and its bleeding on the foreskin and very dry. the skin is very tight when i pull it back and doesnt seem to loosen at all.
User :   can you help me with this?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Sure I will help you
User :   hi my penis is very sore and its bleeding on the foreskin and very dry. the skin is very tight when i pull it back and doesnt seem to loosen at all.
User :   did you get that? ...
Doctor :   was there any damage to glans penis
User :   it appears cut ont he foreskin in quite a few places.
Doctor :   Is there any ulcer /pus on glans pensis
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Soo glans is not effected
User :   what is glans?
Doctor :   The tip of penis with out skin
User :   no this is not affected
Doctor :   The muscular portion of penis when retract the fore skin
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes it is that bit when pulled back
Doctor :   So the fore skin is sore
User :   yes very!!
Doctor :   and inner skin is effected , right
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Do you have any medical probelms?\
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   May I know you age
User :   18
Doctor :   May I know was there any trauma fro handling or intercourse?
User :   it was burnt in the shower and i had sexual intercourse as it wasnt sore anymore my girlfriend also has thrush my we didnt find this out until after as we didnt know she had it then?
Doctor :   It is infected
Doctor :   You need courseof powerful antibiotics
Doctor :   Apply Bactroban antibiotic cream 3 times a day
User :   where can i get this from? its painful to touch i can hardly pull back foreskin it appears to stick to my penis due to the cuts..
User :   do i need to see a doctor for prescription?
Doctor :   I recommend you to consult MD and get examined by him and get prescription for antibiotics.
Doctor :   You should also use Ibuprofen 400 mg 3 times day to decrese thje inflamation
User :   is this from my girldfriends thrush?
Doctor :   If you not able to touch and apply Bacroban cream , you need oral mediciines ASAP
Doctor :   It could be
User :   why ASAP?
Doctor :   You can apply Lotrimin cream 3 times a day
Doctor :   again you needs one antufungal tablet
Doctor :   It swells up
Doctor :   and becomes more pain ful
User :   so i need to see my doctor asap do you have a name for this so i can tell him please?
Doctor :   If not treated early the fore skin gets scared and attaches to glans penis
Doctor :   It becomes hard to retract the fore skin later
User :   its hard to retract now though? is this bad?
Doctor :   I know
Doctor :   It is very painful
Doctor :   No it is common
Doctor :   When it is infected it is painful and you can retract
User :   do i need to go today? and what is this condition called?
Doctor :   Once it is treated , it will be al rght
Doctor :   Balanitis with fore skin infection
Doctor :   balanoposthitis
Doctor :   DSimply fore skin infection
Doctor :   *simply
Doctor :   Did I answer you queries?
Doctor :   DO you have any other questions?
User :   thank you for your help do i need to see a doctor today?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   my girlfriend has looked at symptoms on the internet but has not seen a doctor
User :   i was wondering if you could quickly answer a few more questions whilst i have your time
Doctor :   Now you and me r talking and we know what is the condition and treatment
Doctor :   Ye si Can if time permits
Doctor :   *Yes I
User :   she has white sticky discharge and it has an odour
User :   it is itchy and sore to go to the toilet sometimes but not all the time
Doctor :   She needs to take one antifungal tablet
User :   sore to touch
Doctor :   Apply vaginal lotrimin cream
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