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red itchy penis
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

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Customer:

hi Dr.

Dr. Phil, MD :

hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

gasss

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Gasss.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

Gasss, any risk of STD?

Customer:

maybe

Dr. Phil, MD :

Ok. explain

Customer:

but did not have sex

Dr. Phil, MD :

ok so how is it possible?

Customer:

maybe oral

Dr. Phil, MD :

alright so you got oral?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay. Yes, you can get an STD this way

Dr. Phil, MD :

you can get herpes, gonorrhea and chlamydia

Dr. Phil, MD :

You need tested for these

Customer:

what might the symptoms be?

Dr. Phil, MD :

pain, redness, irritation, itching, discharge

Dr. Phil, MD :

any of these

Customer:

so i should do a blood test?

Dr. Phil, MD :

urine test for gonorrhea and chlamydia and a swab for herpes

Customer:

if i have any of these

Customer:

whats the curing method?

Customer:

and whats swab?

Dr. Phil, MD :

antibiotics or antivirals

Dr. Phil, MD :

The swab is a sample of the itchy skin that is cultured for fungus and bacteria/viruses

Customer:

ah ok

Dr. Phil, MD :

That helpful?

Customer:

it might be other than std?

Dr. Phil, MD :

It could be something called balanitis

Dr. Phil, MD :

That is a penis infection

Dr. Phil, MD :

That the doctor can look at and treat when you get checked for STDs

Customer:

whats the cause?

Dr. Phil, MD :

generally it is bacterial

Dr. Phil, MD :

the cause is just like any infection

Dr. Phil, MD :

trauma, irritation

Customer:

ok

Customer:

so what do i test now?

Dr. Phil, MD :

that helpful?

Customer:

and r they contagieous?

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need the urine and swab/culture

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes

Dr. Phil, MD :

absolutely

Customer:

ok

Customer:

thanks

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

Any more questions?

Customer:

no thanks

Dr. Phil, MD :

Did I do excellent work for you today?

Customer:

lets hope so

Customer:

we will see that when we get the results

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would you mind rating me positive ?

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It is the only way I am paid for the time with you

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Customer:

ok

Customer:

ok great

Dr. Phil, MD :

thank you :)

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just click the positive face to close the chat

Customer:

will you send me an email for appointment confirmation?

Dr. Phil, MD :

It will send it automatically

Customer:

ok thanks

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

Glad to help Gasss :)

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