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Small white patch on penis, itchy, painful and foul smell - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   At the base on my penis i have a small white patch with a liquidy center. The liquid center has a foul smell. The area is a bit itchy and slightly painful. I have never had this issue, take 2 showers a day and have protected sex. Please advise me as to the next steps. Thanks.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   great. thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does this patch hurt when touched?
User :   yes slightly
User :   when the skin stretches
Doctor :   I guess you have an ulcer
User :   is this common?
User :   and what is the cure
Doctor :   may i know your age,
User :   28
Doctor :   can you also give me a bit of your sexual history?
User :   1 partner. sex once per week. protected
User :   she is female.
Doctor :   I would advice you to get some blood tests, done VDRL,
Doctor :   Do you have itching, etc
Doctor :   any discharge from the penis?
User :   slight itching
Doctor :   ok
User :   no discharge on penis
User :   this is just at the base
User :   facing me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would advise you to get yourself examined, as this could be a fungal infection, which is benign
Doctor :   and is treatable with topical creams
User :   ok thank you for your help
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   i will see someone..thanks
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