Conditions with symptom: 'inflammation'
A yeast infection caused by a fungus called Candida albicans which lives in and around the body. It can affect both men and women, causing itching, irritation, discharge, redness, soreness and swelling of the vagina, vulva and/or penis, but is not an STI. Read more →
A relatively common infection caused by a germ known as trichomonas vaginalis. It is usually spread through unprotected sexual intercourse. Read more →
Arthritis is a chronic condition which sees inflammation within a joint, often causing severe pain. Read more →
This is a condition that most often affects the joints, and is the most common form of arthritis seen in the UK. Read more →
Bursitis occurs when the small fluid sac under the skin, known as the bursa, becomes inflamed between the joints, bones and tendons. Read more →
A number of sea creatures can sting or bite you when swimming in the sea or diving. Read more →
Cystitis can be an embarrassing condition - the word's gotten round that it can be caused by vigorous sex. Read more →
Also known as 'piles', this is a condition where the blood vessels in and around the anus become swollen and inflamed, subsequently forming small lumps. Read more →
A common skin condition, which can affect the face, arms, back and chest with red spots and blackheads. Read more →
The inflammation of the head of the penis (the glans), caused by a bacterial infection. Read more →
A Hydrocele is caused by fluid accumulating in a sac around the testicle. Read more →
I had a viral throat and ear infection and this keeps reoccurring. This developed in my having ear pain and I was treated with antibiotics due to inflammation of the ear. The inflammation was successfully treated but the pain continued, I was referred to the ENT specialist who did not find any damage of the ear or behind the nostril. My vertigo has become such a problem I am unable to mobilize much as my balance keeps going off, I suffer from migraines and is presently taking Propronolal 40mg. I suffer from neck pains and also from a eye problem which is causing me to have double vision and the exercise prescribed for it worsens the condition and due to this I am unable to study for any period of time as I have severe pain in my eyes. Ill be grateful for any suggestions as this as gone on for almost a year.
Hi, I've recently had a colonoscopy due to the following symptoms: 1. Hip Pain 2. Testicular Pain (ultrasound completed, all fine) 3. Back Pain 4. Blood on toilet paper 5. Joint Pain in fingertips 6. Dry Skin/Eczema/Psoriasis 7. Persistant Diarrhea The colonoscopy found some inflammation where the colon meets the small intestine. Biopsies were taken. I have been back to the specialist who informed me the biopsies came back 'no abnormalaties detected'. He believed the inflammation was probably due to the Naproxen I had been taking for symptoms 1, 2 and 3 mentioned above which I had stopped taking approx 6 weeks prior to the colonoscopy. He also informed me that I have a few scattered diverticula, and most likely IBS. Most of the above symptoms have abated, but I still have symtoms 5, 6 and 7. Also, over the last week I have had constant pain in the small intestine area which is very painful when palpated. This has been coupled with diarrhea. I am concerned that the colonoscopy could have missed something in the small bowel, that could have caused the inflammation in the colon. I am specifically concerned that it could be cancer of some description as before all these symptoms (which began in October 2011) I have been a very healthy 32 year old male. I have been to and fro the GP many times, and I feel I am not being listened to. Any advice or help much appreciated. ps. Is there a section on this website where I can send this to one of the doctors associated?
Dear Ask The Doctor: Hi I am 27 yr old male. i havent had intercourse with any one. It all started with too many beers i had one night and masturbated the next morning. after ejaculation it felt little burning in the shaft but gradually increased by the end of the day. Doctor treated me with Zithromax which worked and i was all fine. during this time i had little pain in my buttocks, and after i completed zithromax course(4 tablets on one day and 2 tablets on next day), the pain increased and there was inflammation in my buttocks and i have also had pain in my legs. the doctor treated with Neuro vitamins(i dont remember the medicine name and i lost that prescription). the pain was gone after 1 week of complete rest. i have stopped masturbating completely for about a month now, and now there are few red spots on my penis head and also pain in the penis. the doctor tested me for STD's and all came negative. Pain in penis also triggers pain in my buttocks and legs. i have no back pain. the pain in penis is like electric shocks. now lately, this pain also causes inflammation in penis shaft. inflammation is at different regions, sometimes in the shaft, sometimes at the glans and some time just near where testicles hang. this pain is aggravated when i sit for a long time. I am a software developer by profession. if i lay on bed the pain comes down. i have had pain on my penis head rim with swelling and turned purple.I was also testes negative for UTI. i have never had sex, i only went to strip clubs in the United States where i happened to suck boobs only once. i have no idea what i have been going through. this is very distressing. the doctor suggested me to see a urologist but didnt give me any kind of medication for temporary relief. What could be possible region for all this? I appreciate your help. Thanks and Regards CJ
Hi,I'm sorry but this is not an answer,what u are going through has peaked my interest. After searching the net for years and not really finding anything helpful I can say that I too am experiencing similar symptoms. I too have that odd sensation in buttocks and left foot. Only it all happened with me when I was 19,I am 26 now btw. A girl I was seeing gave me oral pleasure but as she was masturbating me I felt a sharp pain on my penis, she went again and i felt pain a second time, she had ripped me under the head with a ring she was wearing. Ever since I have been to specialists and none helped very much. I was told that it was nerve damage and nothing could b done,pls tell they ate wrong as this is very difficult to live with...
My name is Lisa and I have been ill for 2yrs and 4 mths with back pain, pain in left side of abdomen and diarhea, I gave up smoking when it started and for the first 6 mths I was treated for IBS, the meds did not work. I was given steriods over 3 mths and I started to feel better the pain went in my back, and left side of my abdomen and my diarhea stopped, my GP believes I had colitis. I was referred to the hospital and I had a flexi scope done which they found inflammation but they said this was the camera that caused it, my bloods showed signs of inflammation but nothing was done about it. Steriods always make me feel better and my gp said steriods would not work for IBS patient. The hosp discharged me 9 mths ago and I live on Questran Light and co-codamol everyday. Can someone tell me if this is signs of IBS or colitis. Thanks in advance.
My specialist has told me that having UC can make you more prone to IBS, so you could have colitis and keep getting IBS as well, I know if I have IBS I get a lot more flatulent/bloated than if I'm having a flare up of colitis, although I still get bloating with colitis it feels different, less gassy with a flare up, and much more painful, and there's blood in my stools with UC and more mucus with IBS, so thats how I tell the difference myself. However, I do think its worth asking to be re-examined, there is a lot more help available if they could diagnose you properly, it took them nearly a year to diagnose me, because its not always easy to pick up, and if you were on steroids before the flexiscope it may have reduced inflammation too much to detect. And I kmow my specialist wants to avoid putting me on steroids, there are a lot more medications that can be used long term to keep it under control with less health risks and side effects such as anti inflammatories and immune suppressant medications (UC is an autoimmune disease, the immune system actually attacks you (causing the inflammation) thinking its an infection), there is also a possibility of it being crohns, but i don't know much about that, sorry, not sure if that's helpful, just my experiences
I'm 14 and I've got a spot on my penis, I'm aure it's not a wart but it's got bigger and redder and it also hurts more now, what is the best thing I could do to reduce inflammation and redness and soreness please ?
What are the risks of not having circumcision or preputioplasty when you are supposed to have it? [ I suppose you might be at risk of developing an infection like balanitis (inflammation of the penis or/and foreskin) but can the phimosis become worse? ]
I have the same of number 10 but the middle thing I don't know wt it called .. is literally BLACK not brown or grayish .. I used to have inflammation .. but it's gone now and blackness still exist ... Please help and about to get married and am soooooo embarrassed 😭? Ps. I'm a 22 female ,virgin
I had a little black part on my vagina lips when I was about 6. The doctor said it was caused by a broken blood vessel. You might have hit it to hard at one point like when riding a bike or some other impact and now it's healing. It did eventually go away, but I don't remember how long it took. Probably only a few weeks or months. Don't be nervous I'm sure you're fiance won't care he'll just be happy to make love and there is a good chance he won't even notice if your pubic hair is there. I have a little brown freckle on mine next to my clitoris and my boyfriend has never mentioned it even when my hair was shaved.
I have Post inflammation hyperpigmentation on my Penis Dark spotted marks on the head of my penis.. iam worried. what should i do to get rid of them..? Age - 16 virgin Circumcised male
Worried about my penis size. i'm 17 years old and I think my penis is small. When flaccid my penis is 8cm or three and one quarter inches. When erect my penis is 16cm or six and a half inches. Is this a normal length or is my penis below "the average"?
I have been diagnosed with inflammation of the patella joint. This is causing me a lot of pain and the Drs have given me Naproxen and Tramadol. Is there something I can do to help as Ive been taking these medications for 2 years and the pain is getting worse?
Couple of options...Talk to a physiotherapist... seek a second opinion from another gp. referral to a bone specialist. (cannot remember the correct medical name for this specialized field, sorry)
ther is a little inflammation in my penis also some whitish discharge (not sperm) around my penis skin when i remove foreskin .. why this occurs i notice last 2days only. am 25y. but i didnt have any irritation, at all.
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