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Itching on penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   Hi
User :   for the last 1 and half wks i am having itching on my pennis
User :   the last 3 days it got worst as in swelling
User :   i went to a medical shop and picked up safromicin cream and a tonic for urine infection
Doctor :   do you have redness or discharge from it
User :   there was a white layer formed on it
Doctor :   Do you have fever
User :   no dischrage as such
User :   no fever
Doctor :   How did it start?
Doctor :   sudden / graudal
User :   got no idea
User :   gradual
Doctor :   so it started as an itch
User :   yup
Doctor :   where on the penis / glans or the skin
User :   both
Doctor :   do you sweat in the groin
Doctor :   Do you keep the area clean and dry?
User :   i sweat there
Doctor :   Do you have burning during urination/ pus/ blood
User :   no buring, pus, blood
User :   as of now
Doctor :   do you wear the undergarments at night
Doctor :   while you sleep?
User :   yes
Doctor :   are you sexually related
User :   yes but not for a month
Doctor :   whom
User :   my fiance
Doctor :   Did she get any infection from you
Doctor :   Or you from her?
User :   i cant say that as it has been almost 2mths since we had an intercourse
Doctor :   Do you use condoms?
User :   yup
Doctor :   Do you think you are allergic to condoms
User :   nope
User :   as this has never happened in the past
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   dont take the soframycin
Doctor :   see a doctor immediately
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be a fungal infection
Doctor :   candidal infection
User :   well i felt a lot better after using it
User :   the sell has subsided
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i ment the swelling on the skin
Doctor :   Its your opinion
Doctor :   I would suggest you to see a doctor
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   for a prescription
User :   i get it
User :   also
Doctor :   I feel that is not bacterial
Doctor :   might be a fungal
User :   ok
User :   can i see a general physician
User :   or ?????
Doctor :   yes
User :   also
Doctor :   u can see him
User :   1 more issue
Doctor :   one issue per chat please
User :   i swet a lot on my head while i am asleeo
User :   ok
Doctor :   many patients in queue
Doctor :   That is an intrinsci tendecy
User :   hmmmm
Doctor :   Only thing you can do is it
Doctor :   you can keep the hair and scalp clean by
Doctor :   daily showering
User :   ok
Doctor :   with clear water
User :   ok
Doctor :   you dont need a shampoo
User :   hmmmm
Doctor :   twice a week is good
User :   okies
Doctor :   and sufficient if yoiu dont have dandruff
User :   hmmmm
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   bye
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