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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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What sort of blood test can indicate abnormalities if there is inflammation in the penile region? Can glandular fever have any connection?

What sort of blood test can indicate abnormalities if there is inflammation in the penile region? Can glandular fever have any connection?

Labs are secondary: Visible lesions here are diagnosed primarily on the physical exam. If the lesion could be syphilis, you'll want labs. If the lesion could be chlamydia / gonorrhea, microbe studies. If it's a visible lesion, consider biopsy. Big lymph nodes? History and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a swollen and a inflammation of the penis skin?

I have a swollen and a inflammation of the penis skin?

Penis skin swelling: Hi it sounds like you have a common problem a staph infection or fungal infection of the penis. I would recommend you get into your trusted medical office for an evaluation and an answer soon. ...Read more

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Can penis inflammation leave sterile?

Can penis inflammation leave sterile?

No: Ochiectomy (removal of both testicle), vasectomy, or congential condition can make you sterile. Non treated std (causing orchiditis- testicular infection) has potential for sterelity. Penis infection per se does not cause infetility. ...Read more

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Penis inflammation, ideas how i got it?

Penis inflammation, ideas how i got it?

INFLAMMATION: Contact allergies, detergent allergies, fixed drug reactions or allergies. Are just some causes, yeast can also do it. ...Read more

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I have my head penis which has a red inflammation on it but it does hurt or anything but i don't know what it is. Can you help me?

I have my head penis which has a red inflammation on it but it does hurt or anything but i don't know what it is.  Can you help me?

See your doctor: See your doctor immediately while the rash is still there. Once it fades the diagnosis may be much more difficult. Could easily be an std. ...Read more

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There is a small reddish line of inflammation on the bottom of my penis. I have never had any sexual contact. Could you provide me with a diagnosis?

There is a small reddish line of inflammation on the bottom of my penis. I have never had any sexual contact. Could you provide me with a diagnosis?

Diagnosis: We are asked not to offer medical diagnosis on Health tap, where we answer general medical questions and provide medical information. For help with diagnosis, please try Healthtap Prime. ...Read more

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Remedy for inflammation to the penis from using caterer condoms?

Remedy for inflammation to the penis from using caterer condoms?

Good question: I only am just aware of the concept of "caterer condoms". However, if you are getting a reaction to them then one can consider a latex allergy or even a sensitivity to any lubricant that may be on the condom material to include any spermicide. I recommend avoiding using this particular source f condoms and maybe try natural skin condoms until you can be seen and examined. ...Read more

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Emergency! After I masterbated inflammation appeared proximal to the penis cap.it is swollen like ballon.what happened?

Emergency! After I masterbated inflammation appeared proximal to the penis cap.it is swollen like ballon.what happened?

Here are some ...: Have you been known to have tight long foreskin? If so, you might develop paraphimosis, which can be skillfully reduced with Doc although occasionally emergent dorsal incision of foreskin is needed with later circucision. So, you're right and go to ER for immediate attention, care, and counseling so to handle current event & prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more