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26 Apr 2004

Re: Lump on base of penis?
Hi Doc.

Me again. Will it really be necessary to take a blood test if I maybe have an infected gland? Isn't it maybe just a in-grow hair or a sweat hole that got infected?

IS IT REALLY NECESSARY TO TAKE A BLOOD TEST FOR SUCH A SMALL THING - CAN'T IT BE DIAGNOSED DIFFERENTLY?

Thanks for your help!

Regards
Me
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Me, you have to remember that I don’t have the luxury of examining you first and that I have to cover all bases. Like I said, it is probably a gland, but because there is a small chance that it is syphilis, the best would be to see your doctor. I don’t want it on my conscience that you might up getting brain damage because I told you you could leave it. On the other hand, if you never had unprotected sex, there is of course no chance of it being an STD. Good luck.
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