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Angiokeratomas on the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   notices few red non itchy patches on my penis..
Doctor :   hello
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   30
User :   noticed it two days ago
Doctor :   how many have you seen ?
User :   around 6 or 7 tiny red thing
Doctor :   are they on the tip or the shaft of your penis ?
User :   on the left tip of the penis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   no itch at all ?
User :   no itch at all
Doctor :   are you sexually active ?
User :   last time i had was around 20 days back with my girlfriend
Doctor :   did you use protection ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whats the size ?
Doctor :   pea size?
Doctor :   or smaller
User :   very small... does not notice when it is stretched
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and this is the first time you seen them ?
User :   yes.. first time
Doctor :   ok now what it appears from what you have told me
User :   ok
Doctor :   angiokertomas
Doctor :   they are not infectious and require no treatment.
Doctor :   and will go by its own
User :   how long will that take... what is the reason for it
Doctor :   BUT if you see them growing in number or in size and you feeling discomfort
Doctor :   then you would have to see a physician for a physical examination
User :   ok
User :   is it a fungal infection
Doctor :   it should be itchy if it was
Doctor :   make sure you see the signs i have told you
User :   ok...
User :   how long will it take to dissapear
Doctor :   in about a weeks time BUT like i said if you see them growing in number or in size and you feeling discomfort THEN that means you see a physician for examination
User :   ok doctor
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   dont worry like i said from the history of the size and the history you have given me its harmless
User :   ok.thank you
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