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Treatment for swelling of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Penis swelling hurts and itches.
User :   hello
User :   since i have not much time i will give a brief summary
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. Maz
Doctor :   Please brief it
User :   i tend to masterbate alot without any lubricant and a little ahrd
User :   hello dr maz.
Doctor :   and I shall give you a quick answer
User :   and now the foresken is red and shiny and wet and has a small bump that hurts and itches
User :   i touched my penis itself but it dosnt hurt
User :   its the skin that hurts and itchs
User :   it dosnt hurt when i dont touch it but i always itchs
User :   and that is basically it
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   im 15
User :   and no
Doctor :   Ok, my suggestions for you today are
Doctor :   1) Stop masturbating for sometime
Doctor :   It helps in reducing the swelling fast
User :   ok
Doctor :   2) Take an Over the counter pain killer with Ibuprofen, 400mg, twice a day
Doctor :   for two days
User :   ok but what happens if i just leave it
Doctor :   3) Apply Benadryl cream over the itching
Doctor :   area
Doctor :   4) Do not fiddle with the penis part
Doctor :   as manipulation can increase the swelling further
Doctor :   Cold packs are good to reduce the swelling
User :   but whenever i put something on it or touch it it sort feels weird
User :   is that ok if it hurts when i put a cold pack on it
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It is Ok
User :   ok and i often get rashes on my butt a lot
User :   like everyday sometimes
User :   there colorless little bumps
User :   that itch
User :   and that is it
Doctor :   If you use public toilets too often
Doctor :   they can cause such bumps
User :   i dont use public toilets though
Doctor :   That is good
Doctor :   Those can be folliculitis
User :   oh and if i just leave my penis alone will it become worse
Doctor :   which should go away with application of over the counter antiseptic
Doctor :   If you leave the penis the swellign subside but takes longer time
User :   ok
User :   because where i live theres no like those kinds of medicine for my penis
User :   if i was sexually active could it be a sexual disease?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   In that case you have to see a doctor nearby
Doctor :   and get the treatment
Doctor :   I also suggest you to inform you parents about your current problem

Doctor :   and that is the right way to go about
User :   ok but i was just wondering
User :   because im afraid if it happens if i do have sex
Doctor :   Do not be sexually active now
Doctor :   You should refrain from masturbation and sex for sometime , till the time the swelling subsides
User :   ok i wont
User :   how long shud it go away in
Doctor :   Usually within a week
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions
User :   well i jsut have alittle more on the bump
User :   its about 15cm length 1cm widtch
User :   and height is about half a cm or less
Doctor :   What is that?
User :   oops
User :   i mean
User :   1.5 cm length
Doctor :   Bump?
User :   it is how big it is
User :   yes
User :   not a very big bump
User :   and there is only one
User :   im just worried itl become worse
Doctor :   I think you better see a doctor in that case to give you an appropriate treatment
User :   ok
User :   is this a serious problem though?
User :   oh and should i wash it
Doctor :   If it is recurrent
Doctor :   I think it is good
Doctor :   to see a doctor
Doctor :   though it is not serious
User :   ok and should i wash it in shower
Doctor :   You can wash it and keep the area clean
User :   ok
User :   i will wash it when i shower
Doctor :   Yes
User :   thank you for help
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye for nwo
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