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Sticky white stuff on penis and discoloration of the nail beds - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I am very nervous
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i have this white stuff under the foreskin of my penis
User :   it has been quite a while now since it been their.
Doctor :  
Since when are you noticing them?
User :   its been few months
Doctor :  
Are you sexually active?
User :   last time i had sex was a month ago.
User :   but its been before that.
Doctor :  
May I know who your sexual partner was?
User :   a girlfriend
Doctor :  
Did you have protected sex?
User :   i noticed it 6 months ago while changing my clothes
User :   some cotton type stuff was coming out
User :   but now nothing is on the tip, its just if i pull it a little further, it is dry and covered with something white.
User :   yes, i had protected sex.
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
How often do you notice this? is it every time or occasionally?
User :   whenever i pull my foreskin, its their.
User :   what do u think, it is?
Doctor :  
Do you have any problem while passing urine?
User :   not at all
Doctor :  
Do you have itching or any texture changes over the penis?
User :   yes i have itching in my penis sometimes. Its like tingling feeling. the texture at the tip turns red sometimes but since last couple of days i am washing it, its the same.
Doctor :   Do you see any wart like structures?

User :   whats a wart?
Doctor :  
You may have to get a physical examination done by a urologist.
Doctor :  
Wart is an small elevated skin lesion.
User :   is it necessary?
User :   yes kind of.
User :   can you please help me.
User :   i am like very scared and nervous
User :   i have never had unprotected sex
User :   except once but it was more than a year ago.
Doctor :  
Presence of wart like structure means viral infection of the genitalia
User :   so what should i do?
Doctor :   Since only an examination can confirm this
Doctor :   I suggest you too have an examination done by a urologist.
User :   do you know anyone
User :   a good one.
Doctor :  
Give me a minute while I look for one.
User :   thankyou sir!
User :   but its nothing major, right?
Doctor :  
It does not look some thing that cannot be treated.
User :   but is it anything serious
Doctor :  
I understand your concern, it is appear to be a serious issue.
User :   can u please find me a good urologist
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes I'm looking for one.
Doctor :  
May i know where do you stay ?
User :   you know when it all started, i told about it to a homeopathy doctor. He gave me some drops and told me it will stop coming out and i will see the effects in 2 days
User :   and i saw the effects in 2 days, so i thought i gt fine and i stopped eating the 15 days medicine.
User :   and so this thing started again
User :   the white stuff is like dry cotton, sticky.
User :   Doctor :  
You can consult Dr SN Wadhwa who is available at Sri XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX hospital
User :   could i have his no. please?
User :   or i will find it out. thanks
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no just this
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   i also wanted to ask i have these blue lines on my finger nails
User :   what is it for?
Doctor :   May I know your occupation?
User :   am a student\
User :   m doing my undergraduation]
Doctor :   Since when are you have noticed these?
User :   a few years
User :   it started with one nail. now its on nearly ebvery nail
User :   on every nail.
Doctor :   Do you have any numbness, weakness?
User :   yes sometimes i feel weak in my knees
User :   but only sometimes
Doctor :   do you also see those changes in your toes?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is the discoloration seen over the complete nails or only over the nail beds?
Doctor :  
Do you smoke?
User :   yes
User :   nail beds
Doctor :  
How many cigarretes and since when?
User :   i started when i was 17 or 18
Doctor :  
How many cigarretes per day do you smoke?
User :   1-2 normally but if i party then a little excess
User :   but now some days i dont even smoke
User :   like its been a week now since i smoked.
User :   its just when m with friends or in college, i smoke. otherwise i dont.
Doctor :   Do you find the discoloration is increased during cold climate?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I shall explain it to you.
User :   k
Doctor :  
The problem may be due to mild obstruction to the blood vessels in the finger bed
Doctor :   Further obstruction can lead to complications
Doctor :   This could be a serious problem if left alone
Doctor :  
hence i would suggest you to get an evaluation done.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   no
Doctor :  
I shall repeat it.
User :   no i follw
User :   but how should i get it evaluated
User :   ?
Doctor :   You may have to consult a surgeon a vascular surgeon
Doctor :  
You may need a doppler scan of the blood vessels
Doctor :  
get an examination done by then and followed by a doppler scan.
Doctor :  
If needed.
User :   k.
Doctor :  
the further treatment plan will be decided after that.
Doctor :  
And you may have to stop smoking
Doctor :  
Further smoking can lead to worsening of the problem if it is due to obstruction
User :   k
Doctor :  
If the bluish discoloration increased during cold weather using a hand glove made of wool or any other protection to the hand and toe might also help you.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
This might need attention as soon as possible.
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   no
User :   thanyou
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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