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Small bumps on the penis due to bacterial infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have small, hardly noticable bumps on the underside of the penis area. Have been here about 3 weeks. Haven't really changed. They showed up when the girlfriend had a bacteria infection that she used dr prescribed medicene. Her dr said I didn't need to go in.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hi
Doctor :   Do you know what was the bacteria and the medicine?
User :   I'm checking
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Now let me put few questions about the bumps?
User :   ok
Doctor :   What is the color of the bumps?
Doctor :   How many are there?
User :   skin color, barely see them, maybe 8, very small
User :   no puss, no discharge
User :   no scabbing
Doctor :   Are they smooth on surface?
User :   very little bumps on the surface
Doctor :   I think they are just coincidental and have no relevance and not related to your girl friend's bacterial infection
User :   ok
User :   her dr thought it was a bladder infection but they cultured it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think you should not be worried about
Doctor :   but continue to have protected intercourse as long as she is been treated
User :   I'm still waiting to hear from her
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I do not think that is a sexually transmitted diseases, it is a urine infection
Doctor :   as you say that it is cultured
User :   how do I get rid of it
Doctor :   They should disappear on their own
User :   how long should it take?
Doctor :   That would be a tricky to answer
User :   I did put mupirocin ointment usp 2% on it for a week and not much changed
User :   Its been about 3 weeks
User :   no otc medicine?
Doctor :   Some take 3 months and some take 3 years also
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Mupirocin is a good antibacterial cream
Doctor :   if it does not help, it is not wise to continue with ti
Doctor :   it
User :   ok, I'll quit that
Doctor :   I hope they are not warts
Doctor :   Did you check with your Girlfriend's doctor?
User :   They said not to come in
User :   they showed up right after she went in, a day later
Doctor :   Ok, just observe them and let them go off on their own
Doctor :   I do not suggest anything active
User :   you think I'll be ok then based on what I've said?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You do not have a disease as you say
User :   ok, thanks
Doctor :   DO you have any more questions?
User :   no
Doctor :   Pleasure to assist you here
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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