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whats this brown line on my penis

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Iron pigment: Most teenaged guys have one of these. It's just beyond where you usually grip it when you're enjoying yourself alone. The pigment is hemosiderin and i ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You : You may have an infection. Recommend that you get this evaluated.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas McNeill
49 years experience Family Medicine
Usually nothing: Loss of pigment in the skin can reflect an inflammation in the skin or an autoimmune condition called vitiligo which is harmless but cosmetically of c ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin disease: This can represent vitiligo a loss of color, or other skin conditions such as lichen sclerosis, or less commonly hypo pigmentation following psoriasi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: What you saw could have been there lifelong and you just recently noticed it incidentally. Without a direct look at it, it's hard to give a specific a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: One can ask one's primary care doctor to look, if one is worried. Having a darker bottom and lighter top is normal if it looks symmetrical and has bee ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: I recommend that you have the patch examined by your doctor or a dermatologist. It is very likely not a problem, but we can’t determine that on this p ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Pearly penile papule: A circle of tiny symetric bumps around corona of the penile glans head). These are perfectly normal and thus nothing to worry about. Check with your d ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May be benign : Any questions see dermatologist
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Brown on the penis: You need to see your doctor to find out what it is.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer: Moles (aka nevi) can occur anywhere on the body including the shaft or head of penis: either congenital or acquired during life. Congenital melanocyti ... Read More
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