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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am a 74 year old male in good health. I have been having a burning sensation on the tip of my penis while sitting. When I stand up the pain eventually does away. WheinI sit down it returns                                             
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   It started several months ago. There was rectal burning then a few weeks later penis burning. I have no simptoms at night when I sleep on my side. Hot sitz baths bring temporary releif.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I went to the doctor who gave me antibiotics for two weeks with no results. The doctor also gave me a urine test. He gave me no indication of any urinary problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you undergo the urine test?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What were the results?
User :   He never told me. I assumed everything was normal or he would have mentioned it.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you have any surgeries in the past?
User :   the last one was a rotatur cuff. I also had a hydrosylectomy several years ago
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about prostate problems, if you are aware?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   yes the telephone rang
Doctor :   Ok, no problem
User :   I have an enlarged prostate
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had a ct scan that measured it as 5.9X5.3 cm in diameter
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was that?
User :   11-25-09
Doctor :   Ok
User :   The results also noted "enlarged prostate with slightly fuzzy margins rule out tumor hypertrophy or prostatitis
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you taken any treatment for that?
User :   Saqw palmeto, pygeum, and Flomax
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you find relief with it?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I do suspect this prostate problem
Doctor :   for your current symptoms as well
Doctor :   and one more possibility is infection
User :   Would not the anti biotics heal that ?
Doctor :   May I know your daily water intake?
User :   32 oz
Doctor :   infection could even be fungal
Doctor :   which cannot be cleared by antibacterials
User :   How then?
Doctor :   Your water intake is very less
Doctor :   Have you been advised about it?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should increase it
Doctor :   atleast double it
User :   How much should I be consuming /
Doctor :   You should increase your water intake
Doctor :   throughout the day
Doctor :   keep drinking every hour
User :   How about juices ?
Doctor :   though in small sips, it is fine
Doctor :   Lemon juice,
Doctor :   is good
Doctor :   Buttermilk, curd are also recommended
User :   I like to drink a glass of white wind before dinner and after. Total of two glasses. Is that harmful ?
Doctor :   Whats that?
Doctor :   For now I would suggest you to consult a Urologist
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