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Is penile head irritation a sign of HIV?

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

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Posted on Thu, 10 May 2018 in Lump
Question: FOR Dr. xxxxxxx V. XXXXXXX

I hope u will be fine dr. last one month was very much comfortable and from some months i was out of stress. but sir now again i feel the same problem . from last one week i am feeling penis head is slightly become more sensitive and i also feel a slight burining pain on the tip of my penis. sir problem is its not as much pain or something very much visible on penis but irritation is there. with a lot of anxiety as you know 6 month back i was having a penile yeast infection and it took one month to finish that. that was my worst and first experience. But now i am thinking the same kind of problem will come again. again HIV fear start in my mind. that some kind of immune system problem i am having this issue. kindly sir give me ur expert opinion on this problem. and what could be the solution.?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Anxiety manifested fear thoughts.guidelines given in details .

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX , hi

Welcome for the follow up .

Glad to hear about well being since months without stress .

* Current issue is again fear of subconcious mind which is disturbing your
concious level .

* Do not panic , here are the surely working guidelines to make you much
comfortable within short time span

@ Deep breathing exercises for 20 minutes daily .
@ YOGA for 30 minutes daily ( your prime recovering agent ) .
@ Chamoline tea twice a day .
@ Always maintain hydration with plenty of liquids .

@ Balanced nutritious diet is very vital .
@ Elements containing more of omega 3 fatty acids as walnuts , flaxseeds
which decrease stress chemicals such as adrenaline and cortisol .
@ Pour few drops of Lavender oil in boiling water and inhale it deeply or even
can dab right on your skin and you have immediate relief within 30
minutes .

Hope this will help you for sure .
Welcome always for any further assistance .

Wishing you fine health ahead .
Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 3 hours later
Thanks for your reply. I wil follow these instructions.
But sir this penis head slight irritations are due to which reason?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

* Penis head irritation is non specific clinically & in your case it is more of anxiety
manifestation only .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 2 days later
Ok sir . 2 more things i want to discuss. One is a throat slight pain and ear pain that started now again after 4 months. Means before i discus too many times with u. And then it was finished now i think with the change of weather it came again. What i should do now.
2nd sir from last some day when i wake up i feel a very sharp pain in my heel of left foot. Which becomes normal after some hours. What could be the reason of that? How can i reduce that?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome XXXXXXX , hi

* For throat irritation , mostly atmosphere changes induced viral congestion ,
needs following care
- Gargles with salted lukewarm water added peppermint oil 3 times a day .
- Plenty of liquids .
- Avoiding excess sugar , oily , spicy , non veg till possible .
- XXXXXXX leaves , turmeric powder in boiled milk if available heals faster .

* Heel pain is due to muscular ache mostly .
- Soak the foot in lukewarm water for 10 minutes each morning .
- Avoid walking barefoot , tight shoes .
- Local application of analgesic spray or ointment .

Wishing fine health ahead .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 48 hours later
Ok sir i will follow these instructions. Just one question that came into my mind. I knw i am more curious about the fears of hiv. Can u please tell me why a lot of World population is infected. Means if its not easy to transmit. Then why 70 milliom of world population is infected.
2nd sir now 4 months spent very smooth. But now slight drynees and irritation is giving fear. Because already i go through yeast infection.
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome .

* The main reasons for a great number of world population with HIV infections

- Unprotected sex , commercial sex workers
- Vertical transmission from mother to fetus
- Use of unsterile syringes , needles by health care takers , quacks , drug
abusers sharing the same among hundreds
- Blood transfusions at remote places with improper checking standards
- Concomittant with other immuno compromised states as tuberculosis
& others which make them more vulnerable to that .

* Slight dryness and irritation can even be from simple weather change
also , but human mind is as such once the threat is there , then it
repeatedly knocks again and again .

Hope this clears your doubt .
Regards .
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