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I got tested for stds and utis...all came back negative.

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I got tested for stds and utis...all came back negative. There is a slight redness in the meatus above the urethra orifice. Ive been to the urologist three times. I had a culture done and nothing. What is the red irritation from and shpuld i see a dermatologist? Thank you
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Also no yeast infection. Again the redness is above the opening when you split apart the head of the penis to look
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 7 months ago.

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It is impossible for me to say what the redness is from using only the data you have provided.

It could, of course, just be the normal red tissue that everyone can see at the terminus of their urethra.....

That being said, I agree: A dermatologist would be the next best step. She may want to do a culture, a scraping or even a full thickness biopsy to help her get to the root of your issue.

Does this make sense to you?

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Could the red tissue also be a result of bad hygiene and the hot/humid weather? Im inclined to think that because i was tested three times and like i said. No yeast, gono, chlamydia,utis or stds. I feel the dermatologist is also a good choice. My dr and urologist kind of brushedme aside. Id appreciate your feedback
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 7 months ago.

That is a possibility....

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