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Chronic burning pain in tip of penis

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  • Posted By: fancysquash
  • February 3, 2009
  • 03:53 AM

Well, the short version is that I have a chronic pain about a centimeter below the opening of the tip of my penis. Urination usually makes it feel better. When it is erect, it doesn't hurt, but afterwards it does. By the way, I'm a 23 year old male. I smoke, and drink coffee. I use Irish Springs body wash. I drink lots of water everyday too. I like to take baths. Sometimes, I didn't always clean the tub out, but now I do regularly and rigorously. Using the Irish Springs is a variable too, as I moved, right before the incident described below happened, and couldnt find my old body wash.

I was never too sexually active... asides from a couple girls that were years ago, I had one regular partner throughout the last year. I first noticed the problems in August. It happened to be a few days after I had sex(protected vaginal, unprotected oral) with 2 different girls 2 days in a row. Convinced it was an std, I went to a doctor to get screened. She gave me ciprosomething, and tested me for chlamydia and gonohrea. I asked if I could have a herpes 2 blood screening... she said it was too expensive and wouldnt tell us anything. Also, that the first incident of herpes is pronounced, and I would know if I had it. Upset and skeptical, my response was "whatever". She also had my urine tested for white blood cells and nitrates in case it was a urinary tract infection. Anyways, all 3 tests came back negative. I later went back, and she gave me a digital rectal exam. She said my prostate felt inflamed and "diagnosed" me with prostatitis. She gave me azimysomehting, which was a 30 day dose that I was to take twice a day. I think it made me feel a little better, but it never went away entirely.

The pain became mild, so I didn't care. And I didn't have much faith in the doctors either. I lived my life like normal. Between now and that incidence, I had two completely protected sexual partners.

Anyways, now it's acting up again. I went for another std screening for the ***l of it... asked if I could get a herpes 2 blood test, got the same response. In fact, I got more of a hard time for being promiscuous by my jewish doctor. By the way, I described all of my symptoms to him, and he didn't even check me out... he simply had me tested for stds. Is this complaint filing worthy?

I'm going to go back(and request a different doctor of course) and request that they actually do a urethral swab culture. I don't quite like the guess and check method these doctors have. I'm also going to bring out printed information as to why a herpes 2 test is a good idea. I'm also trying to research possible fungal causes of this pain, and will request they test that if possible.

But then again, maybe that antibiotic really did work, and I just have to take it for longer. Or maybe I should just use a different body wash.


I pretty much just typed my thoughts. If there's enough interest, I'll keep you updated as the doctors probe at me down there. Any input, advice, or feedback would be nice. I love you guys!

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