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Redness around rim of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i think i have an std. bit embarassed to go to a doctor.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   You shouldnt be
Doctor :   Ok
User :   anyway, unprotected sex in april with suspected girl..
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   redness around rim of penis
User :   only rim
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not shaft or head, just where skin ends
Doctor :   Any lumps?
User :   one, which looks like a wart... only small...
User :   about 1.5mm
Doctor :   Ok Was it diagnosed HPV
User :   no idea
User :   not diagnosed
Doctor :   So you will require to undergo few blood tests to confirm
Doctor :   How do you say it an STD without tests
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   Even fungal infections /post UTI will have you rsigns
User :   why do u think its red only around the area i said
User :   could a fungal infection cause redness and one wart like spot?
Doctor :   No
User :   damn
User :   ok, so from what ive said, it is?
Doctor :   See you will require a testing for same
Doctor :   Did you have any unprotected sex with unknown person
User :   yes...
User :   i told u..
User :   in april
Doctor :   Fungal will cause rednesss
User :   so i could have fungal and a wart...???
User :   not related u dont think?
Doctor :   But warts are probably a viral infection
User :   i never had anything bad in my life!
Doctor :   Most probably herpes
User :   i havent been sick at all
Doctor :   Did you type a query before the chat
Doctor :   Because i havent received any '
User :   nuh
Doctor :   Your chat started with*i think i have an std. bit embarassed to go to a doctor*
User :   ye
User :   thats all
Doctor :   Ok
User :   thats all i typed
Doctor :   You mention you told me that in april
User :   so what is it?
Doctor :   Thats why asked you
User :   no... in april i slept with the dodgy girl
Doctor :   Its probably Herpes considering warts
User :   the one i think gave me something
User :   only one wart
User :   if it is a wart that is
Doctor :   Considering history and exposure risks
User :   yeh
Doctor :   We consider it to be a herpes
User :   ok so if it is how do i get rid of it?
Doctor :   You will need viral prophylaxis
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   Drugs to prvent viral effects
User :   ok...
User :   and from what ive said what percent u think i have herpes?
Doctor :   25%
Doctor :   See any findings needs to be confirmed
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