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Is it possible to be an std? i get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when i wake up i usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so..sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....is it possible it can be

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It : It sounds like you may be dealing with an allergic reaction. Is it possible that you are using a new lotion, cream, soap, lubricant, or new condoms? If so this may be the cause of the bumps and itching. Pay close attention to any products you are using. If the problems worsens or persists then see your doctor. Lastly, if it comes and goes it is likely not an std. Good luck.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Balanitis: This is due to a tiny amount of urine under the foreskin. Smegma and other microorganisms proliferate as they feed on the urine. It is not an infection, but the metabolic products of these microbes is irritating. Make sure you wash and blot under the foreskin before sleep. Castellani solution wipes out the microorganisms and stops this symptom. It can be repeated when needed. A circumcision is cur
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Provided original answer
Circumcision is curative. It is easy and nearly painless.
Jul 27, 2017
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
MALE ORGAN: If you are concerned about your male reproductive organs please consult with a Urologist Doctor who can diagnose and provide treatment for you.

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