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Possibilities of UTI after spotting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am DR xxxxx here
Doctor :   tell me your query
User :   This morning I noticed several small stains in my underwear that looked like blood.
Doctor :   any pain during urination ?
User :   I did not notice any visible blood in my urine nor were there any stains in my new clean underwear a few hours later. Does this sound like something I should be concerned about?
User :   no, not really
Doctor :   any soreness ?
User :   in my penis? no
Doctor :   ok well you do have to get it examined
User :   ok
User :   what are the possibilities?
Doctor :   is this the first time happening ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   the most probable cause is urinary track infection
Doctor :   causing a a discharge from the urethra
Doctor :   for that you need to get a urine test done
Doctor :   and its curable 100% by a course of antibiotics
Doctor :   may i know you age please ?
User :   57
Doctor :   your**
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any history of unprotected sexual intercourse ?
User :   only with a woman I've basically been with for 8 years, and I really doubt if she has been with anyone else. We did break up for a while several months ago and I had one encounter unprotected. Wouldn't symptoms have appeared long before now if it was an std?
Doctor :   ok well your next course of action is to get a urine test done
User :   ok, will do , thanks
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   its more like a urinary track infection
Doctor :   and once the urine test confirms you can be started of specific antibiotics
User :   OK, thanks, I'll call right away
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
User :   while I've got you, do I have another minute?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   tell me
User :   two questions: I have a dark mole on my back that I can't see well, but in the mirror it doesn't look like it has changed in years. 2nd, I think I have a bunion on the inside of my left foot big toe, at the metatarsal joint, I believe it's called. Any thoughts on these?
Doctor :   if mole hasn't changed in size or color in years then forget about it
User :   I just noticed my clock. Maybe this is the solution to healthcare costs; charge by the minute!!
Doctor :   bunoin is i t painful ?
User :   no
Doctor :   then its ok
Doctor :   no wories
User :   ok, well, that's all I have for now. Thanks much. This is really a great service.
Doctor :   only if its getting painful then you need to show for compression
Doctor :   otherwise you just leave it
Doctor :   your welcome
User :   ok, bye
Doctor :   bye
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