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A 45-year-old member asked:

Skin color tone on penis head? looks discolored. should i be worried?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
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Last updated Apr 3, 2019

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