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STD screening suggested for rash on the limbs, painful bumps on the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have bumps on my weiner. I also have bumps on my hands and feet. Tiny and they r clear and brown. I Dont know if i have syphilis or herpes. i also have a rash on my legs and they itch. will you please respond and try too help me narrow my diagnosis.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Dr. XXX here
User :   nice too meet you
Doctor :   Let me read the query
User :   okay
User :   its problly somethin you answer frequently
Doctor :   When did the symptoms start and what is the first symptoms
Doctor :   Can you also tell me where on the body did it start first?
User :   well it started at the middle of july
User :   yes
User :   i got a bump on my peniss first
User :   but before that i had these bumps on my hands n feet and i thought they were flee bites
User :   but when i read online about std's i see that small bumps that turn brownish is a sign of syphilis
Doctor :   Are they painfull?
User :   so i had the bumps on my hands n feet first. then on my penis
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   Ok Syphilis presents with rash , yes
Doctor :   they are not painful
User :   on my hand they dont, but my penis yes sometimes
Doctor :   too
User :   no they are not the bumps on my hand
User :   they dont hurt
Doctor :   Ok, How many sexual partners do you have
User :   dude this is the most messed up part
Doctor :   When was the last intercourse?
User :   ive had 4 in my whole life and the 5th one burns me
User :   it was last month
Doctor :   Do you mean the last encounter was before the appearance of the bumps on the hand
User :   im sorry
User :   the last time ive had sex was begin of july
Doctor :   Was it protected or unprotected with condom?
User :   well the first time i encoutered this girl i had a condom
User :   and i broke it while we were having sex
User :   so the next 3 times we did it i didnt use one
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have discharge from penis ?
User :   um no would it be very noticable if i did?
Doctor :   yes
User :   oh ok then no i havent
Doctor :   Burning pain during urination?
User :   nope
User :   feels good too pee
Doctor :   Any sores over the penis or glans apart from the bumps?
User :   um well right now
Doctor :   Ok, from what you have told me yet, I feel that you need a physical examination from a doctor and run through few tests
User :   ok
Doctor :   I say so because you have had a risky encounter with a girl
User :   yea i know
Doctor :   and you have risky behaviour of having too many partners
Doctor :   Please do not have sex with unknown
Doctor :   and use condoms
User :   i knew her
Doctor :   everytime you have sex
User :   i do man thats why this is so crazy
Doctor :   you knew her personally but may not be her hidden risks
User :   one time i dont use one and i get screwed
User :   yea thats true
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You may need STD screening
User :   so you cant determine at all weither wich one it is
Doctor :   VDRL test
Doctor :   It seems to be syphilis
User :   fuckyea
Doctor :   but I cannot be exact on this
User :   i know you cant
User :   does syphilis cause multiple bumps?
Doctor :   yes
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Syphilis cause painless ulcers on the penis
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   but your bumps are painful
Doctor :   Get the tests done with VDRL, Herpes antibody and Hepatitis
Doctor :   with the helpf you PCP
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