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Pain in groin with rashes on the either side of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I feel sick the next day after intercourse Im a male 50 years old Other woman in previous sex life never a problem been going on for a year
User :   Good Morning
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   CAN u describe the sickness ?
User :   Pain in the glands nausea
User :   Been diagnosed with herppies
User :   burring sensation
Doctor :   can u describe the exact location of the pain?
Doctor :   and which glands u have enlargement in ?
User :   Groin area
User :   on either side of the penis
User :   Have been drinking a lot of water
User :   Seam to help a little
Doctor :   do u have any symtoms like fever, rashes, or ulcers anywhere ?
User :   If I masturbate no problem its only after intercourse and I ejackulate insiode
User :   I do get a rach down there sometimes
User :   rash
User :   sometimes diarea
Doctor :   some times , during sex, you may get pain in the testicles described as "blue balls" which is due to engorgement
User :   I have had that before was given a micro biotic
User :   Thats not this
User :   Only when I have sex with this one woman
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have only had sex with her for a year now
User :   Every thing else is great
Doctor :   have u had any burning pain in a specific area with rashes in the same area ?
User :   Go figure
User :   Yes
Doctor :   or painful multiple ulcers ?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   in that case it could be due to herpetic zoster
Doctor :   you need acyclovir ointment to apply on that area
User :   they said they were herppies but all my reserch says no
User :   I nave been takinf an anti viral pill
User :   taking
User :   Can that make you feel reaaly bad and flare up each time you have sex?
Doctor :   this ointment acyclovir is applied topically on the affected area, that reduces the severity of the rash and associated pain
User :   I have that it did nothing at all the best thing for me was posin ivy lotion
Doctor :   flareups can occur when the skin gets eroded due to friction (as during intercourse)
User :   Why when masturbating no problem intercourse big problem?
Doctor :   but as such sex does not cause such issues
User :   Right thats why Im here
User :   Been to a few doctors no answers
Doctor :   masturbating , u just stimulate the penis, but not the thigh is not stimulated or rubbed
User :   So what do I do?
User :   Dose Herppies make one feel really bad
User :   Like death would be a cure (that bad)
Doctor :   during sex, when your thigh is in contact with your partner , the skin can get affected by erosion, and can result in flareups
Doctor :   yes , the pain due to herpetic zoster can cause depression and low mood
Doctor :   as this is a neuropathic pain , this is helped by medications
User :   I belive I got the herppires from her that would be why I have never experence this before
Doctor :   you can get yourself checked with serology tests
User :   I have taken the antivirall meds for 2 monthd now
Doctor :   but if the diagnosis has been confirmed already, taking prophylactic medications can help prevent flareups
User :   Whats serology?
Doctor :   tests like ELISA, for antibodies for HSV 1 & HSV 2
User :   Then why hasnt it gotten better
User :   Yes I have a very high count for HVS2
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   the pain does not improve much with antivirals
Doctor :   the pain is reduced by medications like cymbalta ,
User :   Doc said take 3 a day for 7 days and then 2 a day forever said the spots would completely go away but there still there
Doctor :   or pregabalin
User :   will these help with the sick feeling?
Doctor :   yes the spots or rashes due to viral infection will subside, but the nerves affected will continue causing issues like pain, for varying periods
Doctor :   yes the medicines i just mentioned help the severe pain due to herpetic zoster
Doctor :   i mean, cymbalta, pregabalin, gabapentin, flexoril, etc
User :   Its not the pain so much as a spacy fever type feeling
Doctor :   you can consult your PCP for additional info and prescription medications
Doctor :   it seems you have moved out of the chat session
Doctor :   please login again if u have any other medical query
Doctor :   bye for now
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