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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   34 male
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   my penis point itching and skin is swilling
Doctor :   Is there any pain, burning or discharge from penis?Are there any changes in the scrotal skin or in testes?
User :   no pain but light buring
Doctor :   Since how long are you having this problem?
User :   10 days conti...
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptom other than this?Do you have any other symptom like raised sugar, BP or cholesterol?
User :   normal doctor
Doctor :   Did you have intercourse recently with an unknown partner?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Was it unprotected intercourse?
User :   yes
Doctor :   It seems like a penis infection called Balanitis, which is characterized by dark red bumps on the penis and is associated with itching and swelling.
Doctor :   1)Wash your penis and surrounding area with an antibacterial soap and water twice daily.
Doctor :   2)Do not wear too tight undies.
Doctor :   3)Wash the penis head and foreskin with SUTHOL lotion twice daily and let it dry completely
Doctor :   4)Apply and Rub Tree TEA OIL on the affected area.
Doctor :   5)Completely avoid having unprotected intercourse as your partner may also catch the infection.
Doctor :   If all these things do not help you at all in 3 to 5 days and more symptoms come up then you need to get it examined by a Urologist and may require prescription Antibiotics for the cure.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   is it completely cure doctor?
Doctor :   Yes it can be cured but you should always be careful while having intercourse with an unknown partner and should use protection which will also prevent you from STD's and other infections.
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   no doctor thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
User :   ok bye doctor

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