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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   hello sir
User :   good evening
Doctor :   Good Evening
User :   Sir i am a diabetic
Doctor :   Good Evening

Doctor :   ok.
User :   in the past 1 month
Doctor :   How long have you been diabetic ?
User :   my sugars are not controlled
User :   Diabetic since 2005
Doctor :   ok

User :   Now .... for the past 1 month..... I am having some infection at the tip of my penis.......... i am not circumcized

Doctor :   Have you seen a physician or diabetologist for this ?

Doctor :   What's your age , occupation

User :   not recently..........but last year, when i got this infection for the first time, my doctor gave me some clotrimazole cream
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am 33, IT

Doctor :   Ok
User :   now.... even if I am using this cream..........the infection keeps coming one after another

Doctor :   O
Doctor :   are you married
User :   yes

Doctor :   What is the infection like
Doctor :   any discharge
User :   at the circumference of skin ....there is some bruises also

User : discharge
Doctor :   Do you have itching
Doctor :   Do you have redness?
User :   no redness
User :   just a mild itch
User :   but once I wash it with soap and water and moves to and fro motion with hand.......all this infection coating goes off
User :   hello sir
User :   helllo ...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you feel dryness
User :   no
Doctor :   over the skin
Doctor :   are you participating in sex
Doctor :   Do ou have any burning urine sensation
User :   yeah ...........had sex using condoms.... no burning urine
Doctor :   I think you better get a physical examination by a doctor
Doctor :   as you are diabetic too
Doctor :   this can be due to uncontrolled sugar level also
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok.......... earlier doctor said this is some yeast infection or so and this also indicates uncontrolled sugars

Doctor :   You need a correct antibiotic therapy as you may become
Doctor :   resistant to the medicine if not treated properly
User :   ohhhhh

Doctor :   This is probably a candidal infection which is common in diabetics
Doctor :   So please dont use the same medicine which is given for the same disese previously
User :   ohhh.......... i never thought its so severe

Doctor :   Never take the pharmacy medication yourself
Doctor :   by asking quacks or pharmacist
Doctor :   I dont say it is sever
Doctor :   but it may lead to
User :   Shall i consult a urologist??
Doctor :   if not treated
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   timely
Doctor :   You can consult any dermatologist or a General physician
Doctor :   Why to go for super specialsit even for the common infections
Doctor :   and waste mone
Doctor :   money
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok ...........sure...........
Doctor :   Bye
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