A 18-year-old male asked:
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why does my penis burn where the foreskin folds? i am a virgin. its been like this for 2 weeks.there's no bumbs its just red.

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Dr. Marie Witte
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Your problem could be related to candida albicans. Yeast infections with candida can present with redness and irritation where pieces of skin fold on top of each other. I would seek medical attention for this very treatable problem.
Answered on Dec 24, 2014
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Balanitis: Could be due to a tight foreskin, vigorous masturbation or smega.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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Yeast Infection: This surely sounds like a yeast infection. Anti-fungal medication is readily available without a physician's prescription.
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What is the question: Lubricate it with vaseline or Aquaphor or KY.
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This could be: This could be a number of things such as balanitis for example. Would recommend that you see your doctor.
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Dr. John Chiu answered
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Infection?: It sounds like an infection (STD?). Best to consult doctor.
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