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Inflammation of the penis,chlorhexidene solution, Posthitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor, I have developed foreskin inflammation after having masturbated last night. The skin had retracted then...I noticed the inflammation after I pulled it back today morning. Please advise.
User :   Hello sir
User :   I need your advise
User :   what di i do now
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   30 years
Doctor :   Do you any history of high blood sugars?
User :   imflammation is where the skin is attached to the helmet
User :   no
Doctor :   The condition is called as Posthitis
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is it painful?
User :   no, it is not
User :   i noticed it today morning
Doctor :   Did you passed urine normally in the morning
User :   yes
User :   there was no pain
Doctor :   firstly maintain cleaniness in the part.
User :   ok sir
User :   i'll wash it with water and soap
Doctor :   wash with chlorhexidene solution.
User :   ok
Doctor :   this will help you in brining down the inflammation.
User :   ok
User :   any medicine will not be required?
Doctor :   only if it not responds to solutions then topical(local application) antibiotics may be needed.
User :   ok
User :   so, i'll wash it with the solution 2-3 times a day
Doctor :   Soframycin ointment can be applied locally
User :   i'll do that
Doctor :   try to maintain cleaniness in that part.
User :   ok sir
User :   I get it
User :   will that be all, sir
Doctor :   Is there anything that i can help you with
User :   how long it may take to go
User :   the inflammation
Doctor :   may take 5-7 days..
User :   sir
User :   thank you
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   I hope i answered your query
User :   yes
User :   thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me now
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
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