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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   I was in the shower washing when i noticed a slight burn in my penis. i thought it was just soap that went inside, but the next couple of days i have noticed a slight burning after urination and sometimes after ejaculation. i have also recently started using baby powder in my genital area and it is scented. there was no burning before the shower and there is no discharge. what should i do?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   OK
User :   Can you help me?
Doctor :   It looks like u have urethritis from chemoicals
Doctor :   You can do few things
Doctor :   1. do not use scented saosp
Doctor :   . USe mild antibacterial soaps
Doctor :   3, Every tim e after urination, wash with water atleast soaked poaper towel
User :   Is dial a good soap to use. because thats what i was washing with when it started.
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Drink plnety plnety of water
Doctor :   drink 3 glassses of cranberry jiouce daily for 4-5 days
Doctor :   Use Ubiprofen 400mg 2-3 times a for pain
Doctor :   Try these measures, if not controlled , get 5 day course of antibitics
User :   how likely is it that could be an std? i always use a condom for sex but i have done oral unprotected.
Doctor :   Didi Solve your Questions?
Doctor :   history and findings are not pertinent with STD
User :   I dont understand that answer.
Doctor :   What u hr telling me is not STD
Doctor :   STD has different history and physical examination
User :   oh ok. so waht should i look for in the next couple of days.
Doctor :   what is ur question now?
Doctor :   there is no STD
Doctor :   if u have STD u have penile discharge
User :   are there any other symptoms i should maybe look for over the next couple of days?
Doctor :   if u have STD u have penile discharge
Doctor :   Persons with history of STD usually has unprotected intercourse with unknown person
User :   but i have had unprotected oral sex with unknown ppl. and i have had chlamydya before but no symptoms and it was from who was my fiance at the time
Doctor :   no symptoms do not worry
Doctor :   any symptoms get checked
User :   ok thank you very much.
Doctor :   thnak you
Doctor :   Bye
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