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Itchy and warm after 3 days of unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi what is your background?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   This is
Doctor :   what do you mean by back ground?
User :   specialty
Doctor :   Internal Medicine
User :   nice
User :   2 issues if possible
Doctor :   ok , please proceed
User :   i feel itchy and warm just 3 days after unprotected sex
Doctor :   where exactly do you feel this way?

Doctor :   all over the body or only a specific part ?
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   upper trunk
Doctor :   ok

User :   shirt area and down arms some
Doctor :   has this thing happening everytime you had sex or only once lately ?
User :   just this once
Doctor :   i think you may be having contact allergy with something you came in contact
Doctor :   i would advise you to take zyrtec or any antihistamines available in the local pharmacy
Doctor :   also apply icepacks to the affected area to reduce the itching
Doctor :   are u having any fever, discharge from penis, etc rash, any where ?
User :   feel warm but temperature is low-normal; no rash, no discharge
Doctor :   then follow what i have said, and you will be ok and you will have no symptoms
Doctor :   i dont think its any thing serious
User :   ty. my second questions. ironically is about sexual dysfunction
Doctor :   ok
User :   may testosterone is about 1/2 of the lower limit of normal
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   what about LH & FHS LEVELS ?
User :   i don't have results
Doctor :   FSH**
Doctor :   OK
User :   i knew ;)
Doctor :   tell me more about your symptoms sexual issues?
Doctor :   what problem are u facing ?
User :   erectile disfuction- decreased ability to keep an erection, lowered desired, noticed lowered muscle tone in biceps, bone mineral density -0.8
Doctor :   what is your age ?
User :   50
Doctor :   ok
User :   beats the alternative
Doctor :   do u have any medical history or taking any medicines ?
Doctor :   Do u drink alcohol ? how are your LFTs ?
User :   no, fine, cholesterol very well controlled with 20mg/day simvastatin
Doctor :   sometimes your symptoms are indicative of liver disorders as well
Doctor :   and how long have u had these sexual symptoms ?

User :   close to a 6-9 months
User :   labs done about 2-3 months ago
Doctor :   i would advise you to get some blood tests - TSH, T3 , T4 levels,
User :   those are all wnl
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then, i would considetr
User :   tr?
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   testosterone replacement. got it
User :   had to reload $
Doctor :   ok,

User :   i think i might try gel if i decide to do it
User :   is that the most common?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
User :   side effects?
Doctor :   testosterone gel can help in a way to replace testosterone
Doctor :   not much, since you are a male and you have low levels
User :   yes
Doctor :   also, try to work out
User :   going back to first question- i'm concerned about the warm feeling. isn't it too early to have fever due to hiv?
Doctor :   and do some physical excercise as well which will help you to gain your muscle tone
Doctor :   yes
User :   exercise the old catch all
Doctor :   the symptoms are not HIV specific
User :   can rash cause fever?
Doctor :   you dont have fever
User :   feel warm
Doctor :   but any fever, with rash could be due to viral infeciton
Doctor :   OTHER than HIV as well
User :   but still...
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   rash does not cause fever
User :   wonder what it is then
Doctor :   but fever can cause RASH
User :   it's more itch than rash
Doctor :   as i had said, its more like you have a rash

User :   it was at a lady's apt- bedbugs?
Doctor :   allergic cause
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then thats the answer - definitively
Doctor :   BED BUGS and bites will cause warmness and severe itching
Doctor :   also, you might have got the beg bugs into your apartment via your clothes
User :   true
User :   i will be careful in that regard
User :   warmness is around face
Doctor :   the bites, will itch when, you use warm water to take bath and cause u to scratch more
User :   make any difference?
Doctor :   USE ICEPACKS to the affected areas
Doctor :   and apply Betamethasone cream 0.1 to 0.5 % cream
Doctor :   this relieves the pain

User :   yes, already on the list. maybe a new thermometer. if i do have fever- still probably bedbugs?
Doctor :   have u had fever ?

Doctor :   i dont remember you mentioning fever
User :   not on my thermometer, but if i get a new therm. and do have fever what then?
Doctor :   as such for your sexual issues, i will email you a few details for your benefit
Doctor :   you can try that

User :   general or specific to this time?
Doctor :   but all thermometers are good and i feel your symptoms are not releated to any fever
Doctor :   specific

User :   just in case i do....
User :   i'm worried
Doctor :   there is nothing to be worried
User :   ok
Doctor :   everything will work out fine
User :   hope so
User :   ty for your time and expertise
Doctor :   control your drinking and check if your liver is doing fine
User :   rarely drink
Doctor :   ok thats good

Doctor :   any way i will send you a mail to helpu
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