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Rash on the scrotum, history of unprotected intercouirse 1-1/2 yr ago , - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   ARe you there?
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   I am AAAAAAA
User :   actually changed my name here
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have had paid sex 1.5 years ago
User :   and was very very scared of any infection
User :   I got ELISA tested after 6 months of the interaction
Doctor :   Do you have any symptoms to worry after so long time?
User :   and about 9 to 10 months after again
Doctor :   OK
User :   they are both negative
User :   but I was having viral fever
User :   recently
User :   and I had Lichen planus
User :   I got tested for HSV
User :   and in IgG test it is positive
Doctor :   Let me clear here, negative ELISA after6 , 9, months completely rules out HIV
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   so today HSV test is positive
User :   I serached and found
User :   there's no cure
User :   I am feeling like an end
User :   just don't know what to do
User :   I am still un-married
User :   I am just going crazy
Doctor :   Who told you have Lichen planus? Did you consult any physcian?
User :   and I was also thinking of getting HIV tested again
Doctor :   Why you had HSV abs?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Hold on..Relax
User :   didn't get your recent question
Doctor :   let us clear one by one
Doctor :   DID you consult ny physician recetly?
User :   ok..
User :   yeah
Doctor :   WHat did he say?
User :   he told me I had lichen planus
User :   after some medication
Doctor :   Where do you have the rash?
User :   now I think it is 98% cured
Doctor :   WHat do mean by after medicne?
User :   actually I took medication from homeopathy
Doctor :   OK
User :   then
User :   I had viral fever recently
User :   and then
User :   got this open wound on my scrotum
User :   I was searching on web and found only HSV related discussions for these symptoms
Doctor :   was it blister
Doctor :   How may rashes were there on scrotum
Doctor :  
Symptoms of herpes simplex virus infection include watery blisters in the skin or mucous membranes of the mouth, lips or genitals.
User :   little pimple kinda thing
Doctor :   OK
User :   on scrotum
Doctor :   Was it white
Doctor :   was there any pus?
User :   and then it turned out to be wound
User :   yes
Doctor :   Was it single
Doctor :   or many
User :   yes
User :   only one
Doctor :   It is follicultis ,Hair root infection
Doctor :   In case HSV there are many blisters
Doctor :   and tehre will be watery fluid in side the blisters
Doctor :   they gradually burst and causes small ulcers
Doctor :   Usuall this happen immediate after infection
Doctor :   Usually afte 1 wk or 10 dys
Doctor :   Symptos are more important than HSV antibodies
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Your rash is not consistent with HSV
Doctor :   Many evn me might had HSV Ab G
Doctor :   Antibody G is non specific
User :   ok..
Doctor :   it indicates you must have exposed to the virus
User :   so what to do now
Doctor :   Antibody M with current rash is imprtant to diagnose
Doctor :   Get a prescription for antibiotics for 5 days
Doctor :   the rash and fever will get better
Doctor :   also get some labs CBC, Urine analysis
Doctor :   And then consult us or consult your physician
User :   don't have fever now
User :   just one question
Doctor :   that is good sign
Doctor :   Do you have rahs now
User :   actually
Doctor :   The recent fever is not related to the unpotected sex 1 1/2 yr ago
Doctor :   and ur HIV is -ve
User :   I have applied an anti-septic cream
Doctor :   The rash u have different and get antibitics
User :   and it seems to be healing
User :   I just applied once
User :   and it seems to be healing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then continue the cream
User :   ok..
User :   do I need another test for HIV ?
Doctor :   I assure You that you do not have HIV
User :   ok..
Doctor :   No u do not need another test
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   thanks
User :   one more question doc
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   I have my marriage scheduled in january
User :   Shd I go ahead
User :   I mean
User :   this doesn't seem to be an HSV
User :   so , what do you say
User :   shd I get more tests for this
Doctor :   Youo do not need any tests
Doctor :   Ig G of HSV is not specific
User :   ok..
User :   so what does that mean
Doctor :   You need to have typical rash to confirm the diagnosis of HSV
Doctor :   HSv is typically clincal diagnosis
User :   ok
Doctor :   You do not worry baout the single abnoraml lab test
User :   ok..
User :   thanks
User :   it did help
User :   that's all
Doctor :   Did I answered and cleared all your queries?
Doctor :   Do you have any questions?
User :   all are cleared
User :   thanks
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Thnak you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Have a great Diwali
User :   bye
User :   you too
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye
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