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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
B Cu: My rec is 2 get 2 a urologist soon!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Most likely, ok...: As long as no local discomfort, such rashes may suggest mild balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), which is usually related with redundant foreskin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Penis: I suggest you get a referral to a urologist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rash: This may be due to a yeast infection which can be transmitted by your sexual partner. An allergic rash from something you came in contact with is less ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: May be a circulation issue.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Luntz
28 years experience in Urology
Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Balanitis: sometimes men can get irritation or fungal infection of the glans penis ( head ) . You can try an antifungal cream like clotrimazole ( Lotrimin AF) or ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience in Urology
Normal: tiny glands on the male penis can resemble boils when irritated
A male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normal: A ring of tiny symetrical bumps around and just under the head of penis are so called "tysons" glands or pearly penile papules can be white, pink or e ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience in Urology
Balanitis: Irritation due to fungal infection
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Many possibilities: These are many possible causes of such a condition, so it is best to have your fp look at the rash & undertake treatment. Some possibilities include h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe, maybe not: Lumps & bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and std's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly pe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Depends on bumps: If pale/pink and frim, likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval.Hubpages.Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please have this: Medically evaluated. It sounds like you have an infection.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Depends: Having mild discomfort on the penis is a common but very nonspecific finding. In the absence of other causes (trauma, penile discharge, bleedin in uri ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Fordyce granules.: Very common. Small, 1 - 3 mm in diameter, painless, pale. They are harmless.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Pearly papules?: One man in 100 is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules", a row of bumps along the corona on the back of the gland / head. Check internet photos a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
Likely normal : Most common cause of whitish bump(s) within and not on the skin of the penile shaft are prominent sebaceous glands known as "Fordyce spots". They are ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Rash GU: For the itchy rash on penis/testicles usually common from sweating use: Hydrocortisone 1% OTC alternated with Clotrimazole (Lotrimin 1% cream) OTC tw ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience in Dermatology
Burning sensation: Burning sensation often means raw or dry skin. Try heavy emollients to area to help heal--a&d, vaseline, aquaphor, etc. It should improve in a few d ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. of the bump, an ac ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor so ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See Md: There are several possible causes of skin irritation/rash on shaft of penis. If you are uncircumcised and you do not often retract the foreskin and cl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fun ... Read More
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