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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   My question is that I have a blister on the bottom front of the shaft of my penis and I'm having trouble identifying what it is, I suffer from bad acne and I also get cold sores around my mouth, could it be genital warts? Or is it a zit or something else, I've been tested before and have been with only one person and they dont have any outbreaks of any kind, what is this?                                                                 
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   May O know your age, occupation & location?
User :   Im 22 and I am a cashier at a casino(just started) and golden, co
Doctor :   May I know your age, occupation & location?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are taking any medications for any other illness?
User :   No not recently
Doctor :   Are you taking any medications for any other illness?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   there is nothing like the blister anywhere else
Doctor :   Are you sure that you have not had sexual contact with any sex worker or more than one women?
User :   Im gay and have been with the same person for four years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That lesion will need a biopsy
Doctor :   & you will have to undergo diagnostic tests for syphylis &
Doctor :   other STDs
User :   should i be seeking immidiate medical attention such as an ER, I dont have insurance...
Doctor :   ER is not necessary
Doctor :   You may take an appointment with
Doctor :   a Skin & STD specialisst- Dermatologist
User :   What is your best guess on what this is exactly?
Doctor :   your guess could be right- Genital wart, or it could be syphylis
User :   so the transfer of a cold sore could be the reason?
Doctor :   No, not exactly
User :   explain if you could...
Doctor :   It is the transfer of a few organism from any sourse
User :   such as..
Doctor :   Sexual- genitals or oral
Doctor :   fomites- towels, hankyies etc
User :   okay thanks for your time....
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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