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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have itchiness,dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Balanitis: You may have some infection/ulcer under the foreskin. Have it examined and get the appropriate treatment
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
?yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis(balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment.

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Last updated Aug 15, 2018

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