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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi, i had a bump on the shaft of my penis,i went to my doctor and he said i had lesion of syspilis but i had a blood test done to for the common stds to and i did not have nothing,and he did a oral exam for herpes and i did not have it,but i had a discharge but it was a urinary track infection and i was treated for it,but a week after i was treated i was haveing musle soreness in my shoulders,calf,arms,and shin,hamstring,what could this be? i havent worked out in a month and a half. is there a chance i might have something i dont know about?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
let me read
Doctor :   with what medication was urinary tract infection treated?
User :   you think my doctor should have treated me for sysilis to? yes i was treaded for the track infection
User :   i got a shot and some pills
Doctor :   unless there is an evidence that you have syphilis there is no point in treating for syphilis
Doctor :  
your doctor has ruled out the syphilis with the blood test
User :   yes
User :   do you think i could have herpes? and what are the systoms
Doctor :   herpes presents in two forms
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genital herpes
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and non genital herpes
User :   how would i know if i had hepes. i did not have genital herps he check with a oral exam
Doctor :   non genital will herpes symptoms are fever, malaise, and eruption of fluid filled bumps at the corner of eye or mouth
User :   i dont have that
Doctor :  
and genital herpes will have a ulcer on the genitals which is painful
User :   what is a ulcer?
Doctor :   in common man language it is a wound
User :   i dont have that, but i did have a little skin peeling what that mean
Doctor :   to say what it is it needs a physical examination
User :   my doctor my penis look fine to him, and i had know sign on infection
Doctor :   ok
User :   so what could be the cause of my muscle soreness
Doctor :   muscle soreness may be due to muscle strain

User :   i havent worked out in a month and a half,you think it could be the medicine
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it may be the cause
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the treatment is rest and pain relief medications
User :   what
Doctor :  
you have not worked out for a month or so. it may be the cause for the muscle soreness
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and resuming the workouts may increase the muscle pain
User :   ok what kind i take for it
Doctor :   you can try with the otc preparations like motrin 400 mg two times a day after food
User :   so that should stop the soreness
Doctor :   that will relieve the soreness

User :   ok thank you, i thaught i had something
Doctor :   something what?
User :   i heard that herpes cause musle soreness two
Doctor :  
yes it can cause the muscle pain
Doctor :   even common flu can cause muscle soreness
User :   ok thanks
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