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I have a swollen and itchy meatis There are tiny red bumps

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I have a swollen and itchy meatis
There are tiny red bumps on my glans
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
Can you post a photo of the affected area?
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
How long has it been like this? Are you sexually active?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am. A condom broke a 5 weeks ago
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm worried it might be herpes
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.

Do you have discharge from the meatus?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No discharge
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The red spots come and go. Usually last 3-4 days
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.

This doesn't look like herpes. It looks more like a possible fungal infection or just inflammation called balanitis. I would recommend you see your doctor for an exam and they should consider prescribing an anti fungal and topical steroid called betamethasone with Clotrimazole. Since you are sexually active, you should just be tested for all STDs just to be sure. Hope this helps.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I was tested and all results came back negative.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Do your recommend a topical cream?
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
That's a good sign. Then this is most likely not an STD. This is most likely information or if I'm going to faction. I do recommend a topical steroid and antifungal cream.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok...Could it be HPV?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The meatus tingles sometimes
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I use protection and after sex the glans tends to flare up
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
No, it does not look like HPV. HPV looks like warts it's possible you may have a bacterial infection of the urethra causing urethritis. If your doctor is not done a formal urine culture, they should do this as well to make sure you don't need to be treated with antibiotics.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
He's done a urine culture and everything came back clean
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
OK. This is just information. You just need to be treated with topical steroid cream.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Got it. Thank you Dr!
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.
You're welcome. Please don't forget to leave me a rating so I can get credit for helping you. Thanks.
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 6 months ago.

Can you please leave me a rating so I can get credit for the time I spent helping you? Thanks

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