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Itching around the penis and scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Men Sexual Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   tell me
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   let me tyoe d details
Doctor :   ok
User :   abt a month back I had sex for the first time, I did not use the condom properly & it was only half way up the penis.The woman was over 30 & nt a sex workerI was adviced by the Doc to get a HIV test done & a VDRL test (both after 21 days, thn again after 3/6/12 mths)I was gng 2 go for the tests now, but wanted 2 ask u smtgI have been having a lot of itching in the area around the penis/scrotum...thr have been no white spots or white dischargesHv had an occaisonal burning sensation in the penis when I have not had enough water... shd I get any more tests done?I want to get any precautionary test done...coz its been on my mind...
I had a convo wid u earlier this morning...
& u had suggested the urinanalysis
I hv gt the 3 tests done & expect the results tonite
& the VDRL & HIV test came out non-reactive, but thr was some bacteria present &
User :   pus cells shows a readg of 00-02/HPF
User :   epithelial cells is "occaisional"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good since those are negative
Doctor :   well it looks like some infection that will settle with antibiotics
User :   wat kind of infection cud it be?
User :   is it a general infection or related to STI?
Doctor :   normal urine tract infection could be bacterial
Doctor :   common one
User :   ok, how long does it take to cure this?
Doctor :   well based on your urine sample you will get the culture and sensitivity report then the reqquired antibiotic will take5-8 days to steele down
User :   I dont understand the last line of yours...hw do I find that out a new test?
Doctor :   required antibiotic
Doctor :   no thats not a new test when did you give your urine sample
User :   today morning
Doctor :   when did they tel they will give the report
User :   today evening
User :   after 7:30
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wasit urine routine
Doctor :   was it urine routine
User :   yes , as per the bill
Doctor :   there seems to be not much of a problem pls tell me the result when ever you get it
Doctor :   you might need some antibiotics then you will be fine
User :   i mentioned the result above....
thr was some bacteria present &
pus cells shows a readg of 00-02/HPF
epithelial cells is "occaisional"
Doctor :   yes on that basis only
User :   epithelial cells is "occaisional"
User :   I dont understand
Doctor :   but the bacteria are common in urine sample so also
Doctor :   the pus cells and epithelial cells
User :   so I have to go to the hospital again? coz they dint say anything when I got the results
Doctor :   their count is not something to worry about
User :   to get the sensitivity report
Doctor :   that will take 3 days time for them to report but i dont feel there is a necessity
Doctor :   take plenty of water almost 3-4 litres a day that will wash out the infection and removethe bacteria
User :   ok
Doctor :   will that be suffecient ?
Doctor :   pls fil this form tell me when done
User :   one thing
Doctor :   tell me
User :   is the VDRL test not needed anymore? (Cozi I need to get the HIV test done again later,)
Doctor :   no that will not be needed
Doctor :   ru there
User :   ok, thx
User :   yes am here
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   ok, thx again
Doctor :   or wil you need something
User :   no, nothing else
Doctor :   bye
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