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Brown patch on sides of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Practicing since : 2009
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User :   hi, in the last week or so i have noticed a very light brown patch on either side of my penis head, they are small, not raised,dont hurt or itch or anything like, it feels normal,it looks as if the brown colour is getting lighter each day, are these just bruises or some kind of hyperpigmented skin?
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like discharge from the penis,
Doctor :   burning urination,
Doctor :   etc?
User :   no i dont have anything like that, no stinging or burning feeling,nothing uncomfortable
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age?
User :   25
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Is it growing or reducing in size since the time you noticed it?
User :   its definitly not growing,it looks to be reducing slightly
Doctor :   Did you apply any cream or lotion recently?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you notice similar kind of patch any where else on the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   i have had unprotected sex only twice this year with the same person
Doctor :   When was the last sexual intercourse ?
User :   4 weeks ago
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but they only appeared last week
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you have any sun exposure to that part of the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   From what you have said it probably be a Freckles.
User :   like i said the patches are getting lighter so i was just wondering what it was
Doctor :   But i would suggest you get a
Doctor :   examination if the
Doctor :   patches increase in size
Doctor :   or any other symptoms arises.
User :   okay, many thanks for your time
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