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|Deftera - Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:06 pm||
Approx. a week ago I got symptoms similar to a UTI. Burned when I pee and the urethra was tender and a little sore.
I saw my doctor who did a urine analysis that came out "inconclusive". Since my only symptoms were burning sensation when I urinate and sore urethra he prescribed me some cipro and sent me on my way, that was yesterday.
Last night while I was taking a shower I notice that when the water hit the top of my penis it kinda hurt, so I looked and notice a semi-circle ring along the top part of the penis head.
It looks like it's swollen/puffy and it's tender to the touch and even when it's not being touched there is a consistent dull pain in that area of the penis.
I do admit, throughout the week, even with the UTI symptoms I was masturbating once or twice a day and yesterday I had sex with a partner and they were kinda rough with my penis and yesterday is when the pain around the base began to hurt.
I called my doctor but he's out for the next 2 days, so figured I would try and get a second opinion in the meantime.
|Dr.M.Aroon kamath - Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:39 am||
Local trauma is perhaps the most obvious possibility.
As a first step,you need to choose between 'getting better'(from the UTI) and 'feeling better'(from sexual activity).
Having done that, you should consult a specialist(urology), who would in all probability, request a culture of your urine to see if indeed you have a UTI and treat it. STD's would need to be excluded as well.
Continued sexual activity at this stage may be counter-productive.
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