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i am a newly married person age 32yrs. today is the completion of my one month marriage. today in the morning i have an intercourse with my wife. after couple of hours, i have seen that the top most skin in my Glans has swollen with some kind of liquid inside it. there is no any pain. but a little bit irritation which is under controllable condition. i have check this positions in excited as well as normal condition, but no pain nothing only a little irritation. doctor please advice what to do as i am a newly married couple.

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Thanks for using for posting your query. I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through. \

The kind of superficial fluid filled swelling that you are talking about seems to be a vesicle. Now these vesicles can occur due to many reasons common reasons being:
1) Allergy
2) Viral infection

Allergies can occur to trivial reasons such as the latex of the condom that you have used or any Vaseline or lubricant or even the deodorant or powder that you wife has applied. Now allergies are self limiting and all you need to do is take some anti-allegic drugs like cetrizine and things should be fine.
The other reason could be viral infection. There is no need to hide anything from you as you seem to be mature to understand the facts. There is a possibility that it could be a sexually transmitted infection like herpes as well. In that case both you and your wife will need to undergo certain blood tests for herpes.

All said the allergy possibility is still on the top. At present what you should do is DO NOT BREAK THE VESICLE as it may get infected. Avoid sex until the lesion heals. Get the lesion examined by a dermatologist who can examine the lesion and identify whether it is allergic or viral infection. Then accordingly the treatment can be started. In either case the illness is treatable and there is noting much to worry. It wont hamper your sex life in any way.

Hope that helps, please feel free to discuss further.
Wish you good health,
Dr. Srikanth Reddy

Patient replied :

thank you v much for your sweet reply. Yes, Doctor yesterday i have used condom, which i doesn't used to be. earlier when i used to have intercourse without condom then there was no any problem. So i think that latex of the condom may be the prime reason. Can you just let me know the tentative time of the lesion heal. or do i have to take any step for healing. how to take care until healing and after healing. waiting for your reply. thanking you

Thanks for the follow-up query.
Latex it is most probably. It is self limiting. You may take cetrizine 5mg at night for few days but be careful with the sedation of the cetrizine and do not drive if you are drowsy.Other wise it will heal by self in 1-2 days. If not do show it to a dermatologist.
Hope that helps
Dr. Srikanth Reddy

Dr. Srikanth Reddy
Category: Sexologist
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Psychiatry Residency Program,2001 – 2012
M.B.B.S,Mahatma Gandhi Institute Of Medical Sciences, Sevagram

Certificate Course in sex Therapy and Counselling, Sexology and Counselling, A
Sexology,Medikon Sexual Sciences, Mumbai

Training in Advanced Neurology at a leading corporate hospital (CARE hospital) in Hyderabad

Child Psychiatry Training in National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore

Sex Therapy and Counsellingat MEDIKON Sexual Sciences, Mumbai.
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