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A 24-year-old male asked:

I woke up because my penis felt itchy. it is swollen at the area below the head. stopped itching after i washed but still swollen. no recent sex.

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Balanitis: without an examination it is impossible to diagnose. this sounds like afungal infection of the glans (head) penis-usually a pea sized drop of clotirmazole cream will cure this; however, it must be seen.
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