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A 21-year-old male asked:

hi i first had sex august 2013, and the following couple of days my penis head started peeling, i was worried and went to the clinic to get tested but nothing came back. it was quite dry so i moisturised it with vaseline when i could, but it still would p

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Dr. James Lin
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See urologist...: At 21, the described irritation and skin-peeling are most likely related with long tight foreskin. If so, circumcision will provide an adequate long-term care. Of others causes for the described may exist, such as psoriasis or lichen-related skin disorders. Nonetheless, a direct look at the concerned area is essentially needed for reaching right diagnosis.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2015

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