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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i have a pink colour patch on ma penis
User :   is it any kind od std
User :   ??
Doctor :   Do you have any pain, burning , itching or foul smelling discharge from it? Since when do you have this patch? Also may i know your age?
User :   nope
User :   m 26
User :   none of the symptoms
Doctor :   Since when do you have this patch? Did you have unprotected intercourse recently?

User :   i saw this patch today morning
User :   its pink
User :   smooth and shiny surface
User :   and yup its painless
Doctor :   Did you have unprotected intercourse recently with an unknown partner?

User :   well it just an oral
User :   nothing physical
Doctor :   Is this patch present on the glans or somewhere else?

User :   well how do i xplian u
User :   yup its on the glans penis
User :   near the neck
Doctor :   It seems like a Infection known as Lichen Planus which is caused by Human Papilloma Virus

User :   oh ok
User :   so is it something to worry
Doctor :   They may or may not itch and appear in a row

User :   what m i suppose to do next?
User :   its just 1 single patch its about 1inc in diameter
Doctor :   You need to get it examined by a urologist who will examine it and may also get some investigations done to see the exact cause
User :   ok
User :   but is there any thing to worry?
Doctor :   You may require some antibiotics which help in curing them
Doctor :   No need to worry but avoid having unprotected intercourse then
User :   hmm sure
User :   could u pls help with some gud urologiat name and contact in blore?
Doctor :   2)Keep your genitals clean and avoid wearing too tight undies

Doctor :   3)Also use different towel for cleaning the area as the infection may spread to other areas.
User :   oh ok
User :   i m a hygiene frak
Doctor :   Give me a moment, i will tell you
User :   and wash me genatils and keep them clean always
User :   ok sure
User :   oh ok sure
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX Mehta is good one in Narayana Hriduyalaya

User :   ok
User :   any contact number?
Doctor :   Sorry i do not have contact no. You can take the appointment by calling the hospital itself
User :   any more doc?
User :   but this place is way far 4rom me to go
Doctor :   Where do you stay?

User :   i stay at bannergata rd
Doctor :   Ok
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User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   well but it dosnt gives any conatct details of the clinic
User :   how do i call them and get the appointment ?
Doctor :   You can Contact the customer care support of hcm at 0000 for fixing your appointment

User :   oh ok thnx a lot dr
User :   1 last thing
User :   after being very hygiene also iys been yrs i do have itching in ma genitals
User :   m having this itsching since my teen days
User :   whats th ereason behind that ?
Doctor :   It may be because of some bacterial infection or any allergy. Sometimes the infection catches up even when you go for passing urine in the washroom
User :   so what could i do for that?
Doctor :   You can get it examined and may be treated accordingly.

User :   its just itching
User :   from years now
User :   is it scabies or something?
Doctor :   It may be that infection is coming up again and again. Are there any silvery scales or whitish patches also present?
User :   well on the skin on ma testis yup some times i do see silvery lines
Doctor :   Scabies has characteristic silvery scales and it requires long term treatment. You need to get it examined also may require investigations for the same.

User :   ok so what all investigations would i have to undergo for both of ma findings?
Doctor :   In scabies the skin scrapings are taken from the affected area and then they are studied to see the cause

User :   what about the pink patck?
User :   on ma penis?
Doctor :   Also skin Biopsy may be required.

User :   for both?
Doctor :   That needs to be examined first to see its nature, size, colour
Doctor :   It depends
User :   ok
User :   in any case can i indulge in sex with ma partner in this treatment time
User :   or if not then how long should i not have sex?
Doctor :   No you should avoid completely during the treatment as she may have the infection

User :   ok but is this 100% curable?
Doctor :   Yes but you have to be very regular with the treatment.

User :   how long would this treatment be
Doctor :   It depends and can range from 2 to 3 months

User :   thnx doc
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?

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