For the past 3 months, the external area around my penile urethral opening has looked slightly swollen and red. It is slightly painful and raw and it becomes more painful during an erection. I am 100% STD free so that is not the cause. I have shown this to many doctors and a urologist. The general consensus is that it is just an irritation. Although i do have a clear discharge from time to time. The doctors that i have shown suggest that the discharge could be prostate fluid. I have not altered my bathing routines so i dont think its simple soap irritation. I dont think its fungal related as i have used antifungal creams like Hydrozole. And i dont think its bacterial as i have taken antibiotics like keflex (two courses 500mg and doxycycline two courses 50mg and 100mg). I have tried just leaving it alone which did nothing and I have tried rubbing "lucas paw paw ointment", a natural perfume free substance on it. That seemed to do nothing also. I went to the doctors again today and he gave me some pervaryl cream. I am sceptical that it will help as it is just another anti fungal cream. Any suggestions as to what it is and what can clear it up?
Ok i will certainly do my best to ignore it. I do understand the power of anxiety in situations like this. Final question, I have been told i am STD free by my Doctor. I have had three lots of tests over the past 3 months since i have begun feeling these symptoms. All tests have shown negative. My worry is that when i went to collect the herpes blood result, it wasnt ready. The doctor rang pathology and they said the test was inconclusive/equivicol and that they were not happy to release it. They said they would re-run the test the next day. The result came back negative the next day. My doc said it was more then likely a testing error and not to worry. At that point it had been just over 11.5 weeks since i begun to feel my symptoms. I know 12-16wks is the ultimate testing time for herpes. Maybe the antibodies were just beginning to show up in that first test. What are your thoughts on this?
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
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. MedHelp 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.