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Suggest treatment for skin blister on penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Apr-2014
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Doctor:Hello
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:Hi,
User:I was talking to you about the skin blister / cuts on my penis
Doctor:Ye
Doctor:Yes
Doctor:I have seen the picture
Doctor:it looks like an insect bite
Doctor:give it a few days
Doctor:everything will be alright
User:I have been on a VLCD for 4 weeks could that have any relation to this?
Doctor:Can you expand VLCD
User:Very low calorie diet - I only 650 calories per day. Not sure if it could have side effects?
Doctor:No
Doctor:This has nothing to do with your low calorie diet
User:We have very clean bedding so I don't think it could be insect bite
Doctor:As I said, it looks like an insect bite
Doctor:But it is still possible
Doctor:its not too hard for an ant to get into the bedding
User:Are there any other diagnosis you could think of even though I have not been sexual active for nearly a year?
User:We don't have any ants in winter in England
Doctor:The picture you have uploaded is not in focus
Doctor:and we can get only a limited information from a picture
Doctor:At this time that particular sore/lesion does not look like anything serious
Doctor:however I would advise you go to your GP to confirm the diagnosis
User:I have sent a couple of clearer pics. Have u got them
Doctor:yes
Doctor:give me a minute to go through them
User:Ok thanks
Doctor:I would still say some insect bite/allergen
Doctor:There are some insects that secrete fluids that can cause burns
Doctor:and blisters
User:It wouldn't be an STD for sure?
Doctor:You noticed this when you woke up in the morning right?
User:Yes it appeared overnight
Doctor:No, I am positive that it is not an STD
Doctor:if it appeared overnight, then it is highly likely that some insect got in and secreted some fluid
Doctor:or bit you
Doctor:doesn't look like an ant bite
User:Ok should I leave for a few days? Didn't know we had insects like that in England. What can I do to avoid further bites
Doctor:Just wait and see how it goes
Doctor:You can consult a dermatologist if you find any more blisters developing
Doctor:otherwise you can be sure that it was just an insect bite
User:As long as not STD
Doctor:as I said, I am positive that it is not an STD
Doctor:doesn't look one
Doctor:is there anything else you would like to ask me?
Doctor:Your chat time is over
Doctor:I hope I was able to help you with your problem
Doctor:thanks for consulting me here
Doctor:have a good evening ahead
Doctor:bye
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