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I am getting occasional itching to my scrotum & shaft more

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I am getting occasional itching to my scrotum & shaft more frequent urinating & mild burning feeling after peeing
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Without a rash, this can be a more hidden infection.

Urinary track infection.

You need:

exam

urinalysis

prostate exam: prostate infection can also cause all of these symptoms.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you saying I need to give a urine sample
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is a prostate infection & how to do contract this infection
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, urinalysis, prostate exam.

The urinalysis should be after the exam.

You get this the way you get any infection, from a contaminated urtethra.

Many causes are not known exactly.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Is there a rash you can take a pic of?

this could be a simple fungal infection of the skin

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't really seem to have a rash
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

are you sexually active?

have you been tested for STDs?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was tested a couple of years ago all clear I have had unprotected sex a couple of times months ago though
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Clearly this is indicated then

it could be a mild STD like chlamydia doing this

you need tested

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thanks I'll do a test, one of your colleagues seems to think it could be a prostate infection by my symptoms
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I doubt it. You would have more severe symptoms and pain with ejaculation

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok cheers ***** ***** get some sought of discharge when u have a std
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

not always. And definitely not always in men.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

The situation needs an exam and testing as stated.

It is standard procedure with symptoms like this to do the urinalysis after prostate exam regardless of what other testing is also done.
This has a higher yield.

AS you have noted these symptoms are not classic.

I suggest that a urologist is going to be your best bet.

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