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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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3 DAYS AGO, I NOTICED ONE SMALL WHITE SPOT, 2-3MM ON GLANS OF PENIS. NON PAINFUL. BY THE NEXT DAY THERE WERE A TOTAL OF 4 SPOTS, ALL 2-3MM, EXACTLY CIRCULAR, ON THE GLANS, NEAR THE CORONAL RIM.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Are you active sexually?
User :   read the above remarks
User :   age 69. single. had one sexual encounter 15 days ago
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have white discharge?
Doctor :   Do you have any problem while passing urine?
User :   no discharge, no pain
User :   no problem with urine
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have itching?
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor?
User :   no, but will call tomorrow if no better
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Without a physical examination, I cannot predict, the cause for these spots.
Doctor :   If feasible, can you send me the picture of those spots
Doctor :   So that I can be able to provide you with a beter opinion.
User :   probably
Doctor :   The most common cause for an asymptomatic white spot is local eczema.
Doctor :   which is a non concerning problem.
User :   would steroids or tetracycline be of benefit i am a dr, but not primary care
Doctor :   A symptomatic spots are likely to be of infective lesion.
User :   not symptomatic, In what country are you located?
Doctor :   Antihistamine lotions such as caladryl and if you have access to steroid creams can definitely help.
Doctor :   I am from India.
User :   okay, I will try, if no better will email picture later. thanks
Doctor :   You can use the creams, however
Doctor :   I would suggest you to stop these creams,
Doctor :   if you find the lesions are increasing in size.
User :   okay, thank you, good nite
Doctor :   A fungal infection can flare up with steroid preparations.
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