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i have a cut in the tip of my penis foreskin and is swollen

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Keep it clean: Keep the area as clean as possible, disinfect with an alcohol swab, and put antimicrobial ointment if desired. Absolutely no sex until its healed. If ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Staph: This sounds like a bacterial infection known as staph. You should get to your family doctor on monday.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Staph Infection: This sounds like a common staph bacterial infection of the skin.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain: The foreskin is scarred and bacteria is getting underneath and causing an infection. Are you sexually active? Do you have any history of STDs? Consult ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Under the shaft behind the head, there is a piece of tissue called the frenulum connecting it to the foreskin. Normal.
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A male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
NO: and the combination of pain and blueness in ANY extremity sounds like a loss of blood supply. Be sure there's not a hair or something constricting th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possible infection: Generally any new bumps or sores on genital should be examined by a doctor. Pain usually indicates infection unless you had trauma to the area. You sh ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
See a urologist: Dont say whether ur circumcised or not. Could be a foreskin problem, if not circumsised. Could be meatal stenosis ((small opening) if circumcised. Nee ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Penis Trauma: A split sounds more than something to just watch or observe. I would highly recommend getting in to see your family physician soon.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Sorry to hear about mishap. Some degree of redness, hardness, and swelling would be expected the first 24-72 hours after any type of trauma followed b ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
With that : Combination, i would want to rule that out. Has he had this evaluated by his physician or by a std clinic?
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Inflammation penis: I have developed diabetes and my penis hurts a lot and I have red inflamed skin on my penis below the head of the penis...What is probably going on? A ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
May be...: Without detailed hx and direct inspection, it's hard to come up a confirmative dx. But what may happen in the described scenario may be inflammation r ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Must be examined: This may be just some broken capillaries localized to the glans penis due to aggressive sexual intercourse or an irritation/inflammation. ??No condoms ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: I assumed your Q is for someone else since the noted demographic features as female. Without a direct look at, it is hard to tell if okay for sure. No ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Just watch and...: If having uti, a properly done urinalysis is essential not by symptoms alone. For what you described in the penis, you may have some long-foreskin-rel ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Pain in testes: Your problem is complicated and you need an exam.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably no need: From your description, I don't see any obvious need for revision. But check back with the doctor who did the procedures.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Usually from: irritation, inflammation, manipulation, foreplay , intercourse or tight thong underwear.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Still...: Without direct inspection, it's hard to firmly state what it's; but the most common condition is still long-foreskin-related inflammation / yeast infe ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Smegma or sebaceous: Difficult without taking a look. Retained smega could be covered with frenular or inner foreskin. Phimosis should be addressed, as u should't not go t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Young Jr
40 years experience Dermatology
Balanitis of penis: Balanitis refers to inflammation of the head or tip of the penis. It has many causes, including yeast infection, seborrhea, contact allergic or irrita ... Read More
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