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Rash over the shaft of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr .. here
User :   hello
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   did you see my initial query?
Doctor :   no
User :   ok here is my situation
Doctor :   Plz proceed
User :   Since about July 12 I have had a and on...on the shaft of my penis
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   sometimes I experience a slight tingling as well
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   just when i think it has reappears
User :   yes
Doctor :   Age?
User :   50
User :   50
Doctor :   Did u involve in unprotected sex with any new partner?
User :   new partner but not unprotected...
Doctor :   Are there any boils/ redness/ swelling
Doctor :   Ok
User :   redness and some irritation
Doctor :   Are these symptoms after that?
Doctor :   Do you have burning micturation
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i live in a remote part of mexico so health care is difficult to obtain
Doctor :   The probable cause is infection.
User :   trying to ascertain what the possible causes are
Doctor :   Might be fungal
Doctor :   Most probably
User :   at first I thought maybe genital herpes but it seems like it has lasted too long???
Doctor :   As said rashes on and off is a charecter of fungi
User :   then I thought a yeast infection
Doctor :   Herpes will produce tiny boils
Doctor :   With crust
Doctor :   And they never go on and off
Doctor :   remain for long
User :   and tried various over the counter creams
Doctor :   If u had protected sex then herpes is very rare
Doctor :   What creams
Doctor :   Antifungal?
User :   one moment I can check
Doctor :   Ya sure
User :   clotrinazol
User :   isoconazol
Doctor :   ok thats antifungal
Doctor :   Did it help
User :   a little maybe but it keeps reappearing
User :   i surf alot and it is very hot very so difficult to keep the area dry
Doctor :   Then my advise would be rather visit an dermatologist for physical examination
Doctor :   And also get your blood tests done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   thats might also be the cause
User :   would a fungal infection involve small bumps
Doctor :   nO
User :   like pimples
Doctor :   nO
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   Why do u have any?
User :   any other guesses..
User :   very small bumps
Doctor :   If so plz get the blood tests done
User :   not many and not always
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did u take any anti viral drugs
User :   no
Doctor :   I think you should probably start a course which might help you
User :   any you can recommend as a dermatologist is probably 7 hrs away
Doctor :   But after consulting a doctor following physical examination
User :   antivirals that you can recommend?
Doctor :   I cant prescribe drugs other than OTC as this is an online cosultation
User :   otc recommendations?
Doctor :   No OTC for antiviral drugs
Doctor :   Sorry
Doctor :   I can say you the drugs name
User :   is it possible to have herpes without open sores?
Doctor :   Acyclovir is the drug
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Did you orick them or try to remove by pinching
User :   could an outbreak last 6 weeks
User :   no I haven't
Doctor :   Yes sometimes even more
Doctor :   Plz dont prick or pinch those bumps
Doctor :   They are higly infective
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try keeping yourself dry
Doctor :   Avoid surfing for a while
User :   does peroxide help?
Doctor :   This might help you to some extent
User :   1% solution
User :   one more ?
Doctor :   Peroxide will have very little effect#
Doctor :   yes proceed
User :   any varieties of scabies that are non-itchy?
Doctor :   It usually starts from extremities
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window
Doctor :   Plz log in if you have any medical queries
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