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A 21-year-old male asked:

Why my penis skin (upper skin) is itching and hurts a little when i touch.it happened after sex and now its like this for 2 days.what could cause that?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: Not enough details in your question regarding exact location and description of appearance of skin to provide more specific answer, but symptoms suggest either an irritation, inflammation, or infection related to many potential causes: std, yeast, or allergic type sensitivity from an irritant (spermicidal, lubricant, or other chemical) with latter most common if occurred within 24-48 hrs of sex.

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Last updated Jan 31, 2014

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