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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi this is vasanth i have some health problem can u adivese
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
Please go ahead
User :   ya thanks
User :   i have skin problem in my penis
Doctor :   Can you elaborate about it?

User :   its get smell and getting pain and its got wond in the frant area of penis
Doctor :  
What is your age?
Doctor :  
Since how long is your problem?
User :   whenever i have sex with my wife
User :   it will come
User :   but sometimes its ok nothing problem
Doctor :  
When did the problem start?
User :   atlease every once in a 2 months
User :   i think last one year back
Doctor :   Does it happen after every sexual intercourse
Doctor :  
What is yur age?
User :   no only some time it will be three day max
Doctor :  
Does it have any discharge, watery or pus or blood?
User :   but now its last onemonth is there
Doctor :  
Do you use condoms or other contraceptives?
User :   some tissue will there white like power time the thing is i have wond is there
Doctor :  
Do you have itching / redness / white scaling??
User :   my age is 30 years
User :   ya some times
Doctor :   Does it have any discharge, watery or pus or blood?

User :   ya
User :   sir
Doctor :   Do you use condoms or other contraceptives?
User :   i wll use condoms
Doctor :  
Does it increase after the use of condoms
User :   no
User :   not like that
Doctor :  
Do you have similar problems else where in the body?
Doctor :  
like groin or elbows etc
User :   no sir
Doctor :  
Does your wife have any problem of itching or discharge?
User :   i dont have any problem in my health except this
User :   no
Doctor :  
Is it only to the foreskin of the penis??
User :   can u sujest anytablets
User :   this is first time i m taking treat ment
User :   now
Doctor :  
Is it only to the foreskin of the penis??
User :   what i have to do for this sir
Doctor :   After your explanation I think you have a skin infection of the penis because of various reasons
User :   helloo
Doctor :  
1) Condom allergy
User :   ya
User :   may be
User :   sir
Doctor :   2) Infection of the fore skin called Posthitis
Doctor :  
Do you have redness or itching on the glans ( red ball ) of the penis
User :   i have only pain and wond on red ball rest ok
User :   ya its itching sir
Doctor :  
Are you able to retract the foreskin when erect?
User :   sorry i dint get u sir
Doctor :  
Can you pull the foreskin back on the penis?
Doctor :  
and forth
User :   ya every day i use clan that area
User :   with water
User :   while have both
Doctor :   Do you see anything under the fore skin?
User :   sorry clean
User :   ya sir its white clour tissue on the top of red ball
Doctor :  
Ok , it probably is Balanitis
Doctor :  
an infection of the glans penis
Doctor :  
This is because of the poor hygienary measure
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You need to follow some hygiene precautions
User :   ok
User :   tell me sir
Doctor :   Once a day, ideally when you have a shower, slide your foreskin back towards your body until the glans is completely uncovered .

Doctor :   After washing, dry the end of the penis and foreskin thoroughly.
Doctor :   If convenient, sit with the glans exposed to the air for 10 minutes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   More thorough drying can be achieved by using a fan
User :   ok
Doctor :   After drying, replace the foreskin. When you urinate, slide the foreskin back so that urine does not wet the foreskin.
Doctor :   After urination, dry the end of the penis and replace the foreskin.
User :   k
Doctor :   If you are prone to developing balanitis a few hours after sex, wash the penis as described above shortly after having sex.
Doctor :   These measures will lead to a rapid improvement in symptoms and will help prevent episodes of balanitis in future.
User :   ok'
User :   can u sujest any tablets at present
User :   because i have pain and itching
Doctor :   You do not need tablets,
Doctor :  
Use ITCHMOSOL ointment
Doctor :  
twice a day
User :   ok
Doctor :  
for 5 days
Doctor :  
These measures should help you
User :   it should be used on the top the red ball na
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
and leave it for 10 minutes after application
User :   its distrubing my sex life sir
User :   k
Doctor :  
I understand
Doctor :  
When you have severe symptoms, it is better to avoid the sex
Doctor :  
Restrict the use of condom and see
Doctor :  
Ask your wife to take Oral contraceptive pills
User :   ok
Doctor :  
instead of you using condom
Doctor :  
so that you can prevent pregnancy
User :   but its very rare
Doctor :  
and enjoy proper sex
Doctor :  
For next two months do not use condom
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and instead your wife should use pills
Doctor :  
to prevent preg
Doctor :  
pregnancy
Doctor :  
and see the difference
User :   k
Doctor :  
You should see marked change
User :   ok sir
Doctor :  
If you are not getting any better then you need a physical examination by the Dermatologist
Doctor :  
Please follow up with me after one week
User :   ok
Doctor :   Follow the measures told to you religiously

User :   k
Doctor :  
Dry foreskin
Doctor :  
is important
User :   ok
User :   sir
Doctor :  
Did you follow?
Doctor :  
Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   thanks sir
User :   definetily isr
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :  
Bye for now
User :   ok
User :   bye sir
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