This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
I am a 23 year old male.
For the past 3 months I have been experiencing discharge and pain in my left testicle and at the base of the penis.
It started following a sexual encounter, where I received unprotected oral sex and had protected vaginal sex.
I went to the GUM clinic, where I was told I have pus cells in the penis, and diagnosed with NGU. I tested negative for everything (chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis.) During these visits I have been given doses of azithromycin (twice), doxycycline and metronidazole.
However, when I was back at home during the Xmas break, I tested positively for thrush (I have also been experiencing balanitis, although that seems to have cleared up after using canesten.) I went back to the GUM clinic, where I was told they cannot test me for fungal infections, or any further bacterial infections, and that I will have to go to see a urologist or family doctor for further advice. He also told me that it is very unlikely that my symptoms are caused by a fungal infection, and that it is more likely to be bacterial.
So here are my symptoms;
- clear discharge that is occasionally very watery, but mostly thick and viscous
- mild pain that seems to migrate from the left testicle to the base of the penis on my left hand side (in the pubic region, rather than on the penis itself) (i.e. I either have pain in the testicle or the base of the penis, rarely both)
- the pain in the testicle is more of like a burning sensation than actual pain, at the base of the penis it is more painful, and also itchy. It seems to be aggravated by touching or scratching.
- I also have occasional pain in the penis itself, which is a sharp pain toward the head of the penis, although I don't get this pain often, and it will go away after 10 seconds or so)
- I also occasionally have a burning sensation that seems to go in a straight line up from my left testicle and stops at around my navel.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.