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skin cancer on penis

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You can get skin cancer anywhere there is skin. If you are sexually active, it's more likely to be an std however. Get it checked out.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Skin cancer : Skin cancer in this area is rare but possible. If this "rash " persists see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Possible: What you are describing does not sound typical of a skin cancer and it is a relatively rare area to develop a skin cancer. The more likely explanation ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Probably not.: While cancer of the skin can occur anywhere on the body, this is highly unlikely given that a long history of exposure would be needed for at least so ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes, But sometimes: They are actually penile cancers. Squamous tumors affect the skin and glans penis, and are called penile tumors. Rarely there are melanomas on the pe ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Cancers of the penis are predominantly skin cancers and like other skin cancers are mostly squamous cell carcinomas. The junction of glans and body ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Unlikely but have it checked.
Dr. Michael Kulick
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
Why risk it?: Best to see a doctor if you are concerned.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes you can: See a dermatologist asap. Penile cancers are notoriously bad. The earlier the intervention, the better the outcome. Good luck from nyc.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
A picture is worth : A thousand words. Are you diabetic? Balanitis, glans penis redness and ooze, ? Pimple, may be yeast, fungus or bacteria. You need to go to pcp, urgent ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
More likely benign: The foreskin can trap a simple skin secretion called smegma. This is a normal material similar to the earwax that can accumulate there. It is less a p ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Visit your doctor fo: A visit to your doctor for physical exam is needed if you have such a severe skin issue. Cancer of the skin is not a likely diagnosis here but it can ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Same as guy in 50s: Ulceration. Bleeding. Growth, change, variable pigmentation, and more.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Red heads: Red hair is one of the risk factors that is a increased risk of melanoma over black or brown hair. Such risk factors are related to the genetics that ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: Do you sores that will not heal? pale skin or red hair? Have you had common exposure to bright sunlight with frequent sunburns? Are there nodules ... Read More

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