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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Irritation: Friction from repeated movement and rubbing of the skin of the penis can cause redness and soreness --- another factor could be sensitivity to vaginal ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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MusicToMySmears: Well it ain't strawberry ice cream! Stuff can collect in there, called "smegma"(after that famous L.A. 70's experimental band...).And smegma should be ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanitis: Swelling/redness/creamy discharge of the head of the penis is likely due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Practicing proper hygiene will add in it ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fishman
34 years experience Urology
Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is the inflammatory condition you have described. It can be caused by untreated fungal/monilial infections. Topical anti-fungal creams ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you circumcised?: The redness could be skin irritation or fungal infection.
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Sometimes they can trap body secretions called smegma under the folds of tissue & that can attract skin germs. Gently pulling back the foreskin &a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Could be normal.: Jessica - in an uncircumcised boy, around the age of 10, the foreskin can start separating from the head of the penis (normal) and there can be some ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. When uncircumcised inflammation, called balanitis, is most common. Hygeine/steroi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See urologist /derm: should be evaluated for this problem which could be signs of infection or other sig problem. see dermatologist or urologist.
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Lichen planus?: Most penile rashes are not serious, but this still should be professionally evaluated. "Shiny smooth" suggests lichen planus (which you can google to ... Read More

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