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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Really could say ...: In person examination would yield more information. Take care.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible yeast: You could have a candidal infection that could be helped via otc creams. Ie lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Possible a contact dermatitis d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Any rash on the penis needs to be seen to be diagnosed, and can be due to a sexually transmitted disease.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Yes, it's possible and especially at the deep skin folds like the areas in the groin or armpits; for the penis, it is long foreskin. But heat rash may ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably fungal: It is probably tine cruris. See a dr.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Itching penis: Pubic lice, folliculitis, viral infections such as genital herpes, fungal infections with candida, genital warts, scabies, allergic reactions and STDs ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Evaluation needed: More information and history is needed for accurate diagnosis however symptoms may be sign of std. Prompt evaluation recommended along with appropriat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See a doctor: meanwhile, keep the affected area clean, can use diphenhydramine (benadryl), OTC, but read the labels carefully, it may cause sedation, best wishes
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Balanitis: Balanitis is swelling (inflammation) of the foreskin and head of the penis. Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. For example, balanitis t ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Could be old mascara: nail polish contact irritation. try OTC hydrocortisone and see derm or ophthalmologist if not clear
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Eczema : Can be itchy red and burning in patches treat with cortisone creams.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: Without exam difficult to say. You need to be evaluated. Appears to be more complicated than a simple yeast infection.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Sgalia
47 years experience in Internal Medicine
Some advice: Sexuality and sexually related symptoms can be very scary at any age. When you are sixteen, it is such a relief to find a doctor you can trust to help ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably fungal: rash, moniiasis which will respond to OTC anti fungal creams like Lotrimin AF, Monistat, Clotrimazole etc. If itching is intense add a small bean size ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, part of this may also be due to an std or fungus. So, it may be minor or a bit more involved. In ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Shook
36 years experience in Urology
Posthitis: Most often this is a fungal inflammation of the foreskin, or posthitis. This is very common in uncircumcised diabetics. Often the first line of trea ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
HE SHOULD: FIND OUT what is causing it and what the TREATMENT is and IF and WHEN his rash will not SPREAD to you or anyone else...and for the moment he SHOULD NO ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Jock itch: Fungal infection tenia cruris. Easily treated with either topical or oral antifungals. See your pcp.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yeast: Usually this is a yeast infection, like athlete's foot. Same bug. Could be mechanical damage, std or believe it or not sun damage or exposure to uv li ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this problem. I would be concerned about scabies which can cause these symptoms.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcus Free
26 years experience in General Surgery
Skin fungal infection: Skin redness, itching, and rash, especially in areas like the genital area are symptoms suggestive of a skin fungus infection (candidiasis). A physici ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not enough info: Many possibilities, hard to guess at the cause from this description. You'll need to see a doctor in person. Good luck!
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A soothing calamine lotion may help with the irritation. If there is any sign of infection such as oozing or drainage, please see your PCP.

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