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my penis head is dark is that normal

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry skin?: Not usual, either dry skin or fungal infection as likely / common cause. If moisturizer or antifungal cream does not improve situation within about on ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A penis usually: Doesn't have a foul odor. Get it checked.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: He likely has a small area of balanitis, qhite common around the urinary opening (meatitis) ; due to delicate head of penis rubbing agaist diaper (mor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No, should be loose: Assume you are referring to foreskin adhesion or penile skin bridging. Latter is where part of the original circumcision scar has grown attached to th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
I don't know: What you are describing, but any cracking in the head of the penis would be abnormal. If you're concerned you should let your doctor examine the probl ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It's one of those: Things that you'd have to see to properly evaluate. Let your doctor take a look at your next visit.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Unlikely: In the absence of any pain or lesions, unlikely to be a sign of infection or other abnormality other than normal color variation that occurs dependent ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
47 years experience Urology
Foreskin: If you are not able to pull the skin back all the way to the shaft, if it is truly attached to the head of the penis, then that is abnormal. You shou ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Phimosis: Phimosis, or preputial stenosis, is a term that usually means any condition where the foreskin of the penis cannot be retracted. Most infants are born ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Temperature: As you said, if it is sometimes and there is no swilling or pain, it may be temperature related. Not to worry.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: One can ask one's primary care doctor to look, if one is worried. Having a darker bottom and lighter top is normal if it looks symmetrical and has bee ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Szender
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perineal body: Every woman is different. If this is a change in color you should see your medical professional for a pelvic exam.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: This may be simply a tiny sclerotic area in the glans penis if it is a nonchanging chronic lesion. A dermatologist is best qualified to examine and a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal. : Likely normal. No easy way to change the color.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Have him examined: Best to take him to his pediatrician for evaluation.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Yes, it can be ...: The color and texture of glans penis widely vary between its erection and flaccidity, reflecting the degree of circulation of blood flow; at erection, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Internal hemorrhoid?: Read up on them on www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com and then see your doc armed with knowledge not paralyzing fear!
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Full retraction : Ordinarily the foreskin should be able to be retracted behind the head of the penis. If yours doesn't retract that far, there may be a problem, such a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Phimosis : The condition is called phimosis. It should be eval n treated by a urologist. Hygiene and infection are main concerns when dealing w this condition.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I think you me your child's head. The back of the head can be flat, which is related to the child sleeping on his/her back. As time goes on, the flatt ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
That can be ...: Such described pimple even on the penis is nothing unusual and harmless unless becoming infected like an acne. So, leave it alone as long as painless. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: So this failed soap&water? Is it a new change, or has it looked similar for years? The longer it's looked that way, the better, as is most likely norm ... Read More
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