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Penis head severely inflamed due to rubbing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   hi Doctor
User :   I am sorry to bother you again
Doctor :   hi goodmorning
Doctor :   its ok please proceed
User :   do you know about my history?
Doctor :   yes i know
User :   about 2 months ago, my penis head area was severely inflammed due to rubbing
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I thought that the pain has gone away
Doctor :   ok
User :   but recently when I feel stressed or irritated
User :   I feel that the inflammed area will become painful again
User :   is that possible?
Doctor :   is the pain dull aching
Doctor :   or severe yu cant tolerate
User :   somewhat burning sensation
Doctor :   yes its not the pain
Doctor :   any difficulty in passing urine
User :   but I know it's definitely coming from the skin or the area that was inflammed
User :   no
User :   that part is ok
Doctor :   burining sensation while passing urien
User :   no
Doctor :   did yu apply any thing over the infalmed area
User :   I applied Desonide in the beginning
User :   but not anymore
User :   and what is weird
User :   is that sometimes the skin will look realy awful
User :   severely inflammed, dark color and rough texture
Doctor :   i am asking any thing recently did yu apply
User :   no, nothing recently
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   burning sensation over th ulcer area
User :   sometimes the skin will look really awful, especially in the morning
User :   but sometimes it will look okay
Doctor :   or the entire penis
Doctor :   did yu masturbate yesterday
User :   just the tip penis head
User :   no
Doctor :   because sometimes masturbation
User :   just the tip of penis head, the area which I rubbed 2 months ago
Doctor :   is that area dry
Doctor :   wats the color of that area
User :   you know, it changes color
User :   it's weird
User :   sometimes dark red
User :   sometimes maybe a little black
User :   and sometimes it looks okay
Doctor :   any oozing from the ulcer
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the burning sensation is due
Doctor :   minor injury to soft tissue and th underlying nerves
User :   I see
Doctor :   yes when the soft tissue injury and damage to smaller nerves
User :   I thought I have recovered after the 2 months, but seems like the burning sensation will come back especially when I feel emotionally irritated or stressed
Doctor :   yes any emotional or stress factor
Doctor :   can aggravate the pain and burning
Doctor :   this is because ther will be release of stress harmomes
Doctor :   yu keep yourself less stressed
User :   is there a cure for this inflammation?
Doctor :   yu are using the miosturiser
Doctor :   that it self will reduce the infalmation
User :   so the moisturizers will help?
Doctor :   yes it will help to heal the wound
Doctor :   thus inflamation
User :   this has caused so many problems
Doctor :   all are interlinked to one another
User :   right
User :   but seems like there is no easy solution
Doctor :   solution is there but
Doctor :   it will take time
User :   because I thought after 2 months, the inflammation should be over
Doctor :   thats correct usally the inflamation will subside soon
Doctor :   but in some cases it will take more time
Doctor :   yu should be mentally prepared so that
User :   can surgery be done on the penis head, glans?
Doctor :   yu wont get tended and stressed
User :   ok
Doctor :   because thats not going to help your any more
Doctor :   it will worsen the condition
Doctor :   its better yu wait for 7- 10 days
Doctor :   if the condition remains the same we can
Doctor :   think of surgery
User :   I am thinking is it possible to replace the skin that is inflammed right now? both for cosmetic and relieving pain reasons
Doctor :   yes thats a better option
Doctor :   but wait for few days
User :   because even after the 2 months, it is still very visible the areas on the penis head that is inflammed
Doctor :   already yu waited for 2 months
User :   I hate to say it but the area that is inflammed is the area which was rubbed
Doctor :   waiting for another 7 -8 days doesnot affect
User :   and it's weird but the skin changes color also, depending on the time of day I look at it
User :   and form
Doctor :   yes the color of the skin changes is normal
Doctor :   this is because during the process of healing
Doctor :   the color changes
User :   I see
Doctor :   during acute inflamation it will be red
Doctor :   as the infalmation subsides the wound heals
Doctor :   ]
User :   so you think that maybe the inflammation is still not 100% healed?
Doctor :   the color become dull or fades
Doctor :   yes
User :   can I do anything to help with the healing process?
Doctor :   my main worry is if u start any other ointment
Doctor :   if it causes allergy
Doctor :   the condition can worsen
User :   righ
User :   right
User :   just like what happened with Oxistat
Doctor :   yes better wait for 7-8 days
User :   will it eventually heal?
Doctor :   yes it should
User :   so surgery can also relieve this problem?
Doctor :   yes it can
Doctor :   i will advice yu when to go for surgery
User :   how will it look after the surgery, because such a sensitive area
User :   and it is on the tip of the penis head
Doctor :   its a cosmetic surgery
User :   besides the urethrea opening
Doctor :   texture will improve
User :   the skin will look better?
Doctor :   yes it will
User :   are these surgeries popular or common?
Doctor :   usually these surgeries are not that much popular
User :   I see
Doctor :   its only for cosmetic purpose
User :   dangerous?
Doctor :   not at all
User :   I see
User :   so they will be able to replace the damaged skin?
Doctor :   my advice is to wait for 7-8 days
Doctor :   then if the condtion remains the same
Doctor :   we can plan for surgery
Doctor :   yes it will able to replace the damaged skin
Doctor :   but before the surgery there are certain protocols
Doctor :   to be followed
User :   oh really?
Doctor :   get all the blood test done
Doctor :   and one main thing is for the surgery is first
Doctor :   your inflamation should subside
User :   you mean the inflammation need to subside before having the surgery
Doctor :   yes its a must
User :   I see
User :   so then it's more like a cosmetic surgery
Doctor :   because the inflamation need to subside
Doctor :   then only the surgery can be planned
Doctor :   when inflamation is still present the surgery done
Doctor :   the results are poor
User :   right
Doctor :   any more query
User :   will the doctor know that the inflammation has subsided?
User :   because the doctor who prescribed Oxistat for me said everything looks normal
Doctor :   yes but this needs examination
User :   but I keep on telling him that I still feel pain and have burning sensation
User :   that's why he only prescribed the anti-fungal medication
Doctor :   yes i know
User :   yeah
User :   he looked at it and said oh everything looks fine to me
Doctor :   but that is the main cause for the allergy reaction
User :   right
User :   but this is kind of a separate issue
Doctor :   its better to wait and watch
User :   I know
User :   surgery is the last resort
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that too when inflamation subsides
User :   so it's possible that after 2 months, the inflammation still has not subsided?
Doctor :   the deeper tissue to be healed
Doctor :   dont worry every thing will subside
User :   oka
User :   y
Doctor :   any more queries that i can help you
User :   that's it
User :   thank you very much for your help
User :   I really appreciate it
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User :   it has been really difficult for me these past few weeks
Doctor :   dont get tensed
Doctor :   because stress and tension can worsen your condition
Doctor :   be relaxed
User :   okay
Doctor :   ok bye take care
User :   thank you very much for your support
User :   bye bye
Doctor :   hi
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