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What does white penile discharge indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 1 Apr 2015
Question: My son has some white discharges from his penis, he is not sexually active what can be the cause and what the problem is and what is the possible treatment for that?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Could be due to Urethritis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that your son has white discharge from his penis.

I shall be happy if you can post me few more details to help me in making comments on his problem.
1) Does he have any urinary symptoms like burning urination ,painful urination,frequency etc ?
2) Does he masturbate frequently?

Please get following basic tests done to find out the organisms causing this infection and antibiotics to which they are sensitive to.
1)Routine urine test and urine culture
2) Swab test and culture of a discharge from penis.

Please take broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin twice daily and urine alkaliser thrice daily.Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report.

Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician.

Ensure that he drinks more water.To keep his urine dilute This will help to control dysuria.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions
I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. P. T. Patil (1 hour later)
Thanx for the answer. Regarding the first question, the answer is no. The answer to the second question, I actually don't know but I think yes. Now what is your suggestions.
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Continue taking treatment suggested .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for followup.

Please continue taking treatment which I have suggested in my reply earlier.
He should get cured with this treatment.
Thanks and Regards .
Dr .Patil.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What does white penile discharge indicate?

Brief Answer: Could be due to Urethritis. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that your son has white discharge from his penis. I shall be happy if you can post me few more details to help me in making comments on his problem. 1) Does he have any urinary symptoms like burning urination ,painful urination,frequency etc ? 2) Does he masturbate frequently? Please get following basic tests done to find out the organisms causing this infection and antibiotics to which they are sensitive to. 1)Routine urine test and urine culture 2) Swab test and culture of a discharge from penis. Please take broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin twice daily and urine alkaliser thrice daily.Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report. Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician. Ensure that he drinks more water.To keep his urine dilute This will help to control dysuria. Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions I shall be happy to help you Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.