A 20-year-old male asked:
i was perscribed antiobiotics against the urine inflammation, and some hours later i noticed that the redness on my penis is more swollen. is thi norm?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Not exactly: 20y male with gu infection likely urethritis, so may be able to see part of problem & it may worsen some prior to improving for first 24-48 hours. If 2+ days on meds and still worsening, get rechecked by dr.
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A Verified Doctor answered
Here are some ...: For a man of 21, three possibilities need to be considered: STD-related urethritis or foreskin-related balanoposthtis or bacterial UTI in their sequence of incidence. Clinically, neither is normal and either requires a timely urological evaluation so to differentiate one or the other. Before meeting Doc, collect the info on onset, degree, duration, & progress of Sx over time for analysis, physical
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