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red rash around penis

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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Nerve related?: Need more information to rule out any sexually transmitted illness. Otherwise the pain on your penis could be nerve related pain. For a proper assessm ... Read More
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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
Nothing serious: Keep clean, dry, and it should clear up by itself soon.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the rash to make a diagnosis.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Rash: Ok! this is incomplete info to make any kind of guess. Is it pustular rash or just macular? For how long? Age of male? Sexually active male? Itchy? Di ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Possible: Infection from scratching. Sounds like a dermatitis of some variety. Try otc cortisone and if this doesn't help see dermatologist.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hives: You probably have hives (urticarial) and skin condition is called a wheal and flare. Treatment with antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) o ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Without being able to see the rash and obtain a detailed history of what you have been doing (sex, soap, other materials you may have been in contact ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Please see a doctor: It sounds like you have an infection. Please see a doctor.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: See a urologist to see if you got long foreskin-related inflammation or psoriasis as soon as possible, but not urgent. To get things done right, follo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Balanitis, phimosis: This is due to a tiny amount of URINE trapped under the foreskin. Yeasts and smegma bacteria ferment the urine into irritating products. Circumcision ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with lo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck
A female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Might be: Abreva will work. If it recurs frequently take oral prescription meds.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Have him checked: Your description suggests perianal strep infection.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
?: Sounds normal to me.
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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 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vesse ... Read More
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