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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
User :   Any body there
Doctor :   Hello
User :   how r you sir
Doctor :   Am doing good Saqib How about you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I have a problem which I am having since one year
Doctor :   ok
User :   31 age, Male,98 Kg , 5.6 ' , 2 dependents
User :  
User :  
Doctor :   please proceed Saqib with your medical Query
User :   ok ,
User :   I have found blood in my semen one year back
User :   since then I found it on and off
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Blood in the semen also known as hematospermia
User :   ok
Doctor :   bloody semen is almost never a sign of a serious underlying medical problem.
User :   ok
User :   but I have this on and off
Doctor :   You might be having either on e of these Urinary tract infections; Prostatitis; Sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea or chlamydia which are very readily treatable once diagnosed correctly
User :   I am worried about it
Doctor :   Yes in almost all the cases it is on and off type only and never constant flow
User :   ok
User :   but I never had sex with any one
Doctor :   damage to small blood vessels in the urinary tract or prostate gland which might occur during violent sexual act also can lead on to this
Doctor :   minor trauma or irritation, or growth of normal blood vessels also can lead to it .
User :   but I found it when I masterbate frequently
Doctor :   Yes that is what i have tried to mention that when you have the Blood it will be due to the minor trauma that can occur when you masturbate itself
Doctor :   Investigations that you need to perform are
Doctor :   Urine Routine and Trans Rectal ultra sonography
Doctor :   They will give you some idea about the condition and hence you can start your self on the required medications ]
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Yes I forget one thing
User :   is this a serious issue or ...
Doctor :   It could be a serious issue
Doctor :   you will need evaluation
User :   How do they perform Trans Rectal ultra sonography
Doctor :   They introduce a probe into the rectum and examine the area like a regular scan, it is done under a local anaesthetic application

User :   why they do that
User :   to see prostrate or what
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   and the surrounding organs
User :   so its not painful
Doctor :   It can cause mild discomfort.
User :   is it possibility for cancer
Doctor :   It is less likely to be cancer considering your age
Doctor :   and cancers are usually painless.
User :   ok but chance is there
User :   I dont have pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But still considering your age, it is rare.
Doctor :   That would be known in examination.
User :   means?
Doctor :   once the surgeon examines you, and after the scan, the cause for the bleeding would be known.
Doctor :   Anything else Saqib?
User :   whom I have to visit I mean specialist ,,,, Urologist
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   or Surgeon
Doctor :   Urologist should be consulted

User :   hmm
User :   ok Thankyou doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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