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A 24-year-old male asked:

I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. they are on the head and the shaft. what could it be? is psoriasis possible on that area?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Penile scales: Yes you can get psoriasis on the penis. Could also be eczema or a yeast/fungal infection . Would follow up with dermatologist as you have to be careful using steroids on the penis as it can thin the skin ..

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