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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   Hello. I am a 22 year old gay male. Last week i started passing a few mucus stools and when i wipe there is mucus and a little bit of bright red blood. I also have a bump on my anus the size of a pea with a white speck on the top. It is really sore and makes it hurt to pass stools
User :   i also got a flu on monday. i dont know if i have herpes or a bacterial infection or what
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I know if you have multiple sores ?
User :   no just the 1
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Is there any cahnce you had herpes previously ?
Doctor :   *chance
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, How about your partner ?
User :   i dont know is the thing
Doctor :   I would advise you to follow the following regimen : Doctor :   1. Please get a culture test for the sore.
Doctor :   2. Please start acyclovir ointment on the sore
Doctor :   3. Please start a course if it tests positive of acyclovir course if it tests positive as it is the best way to prevent herpes to recur.
Doctor :   4. Herpes can be prevented to recur if it is treated in the very first time within one week of appearance of a sore.
Doctor :   Hope you are following.
User :   yes
Doctor :   5. But I still feel that one sore would not be a Herpes case as usually they are multiple but cannot rule out without testing.
User :   ok
User :   i'll go test thanks
Doctor :   You would be very lucky and safe if you are negative for Herpes
Doctor :   Gonorrhea / Chlamydia or Chancroid will be cured after a course of antibiotics.
Doctor :   Take care.
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Pls. let me know if you want to know anything else
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me , bye for now.
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