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A 42-year-old male asked:

I have some white dry patchy skin at the base of my penis/groin area. what could it be? should i worry about an std?

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
White dry skin penis: Hard to answer without more information and pictures and or examination
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A member asked:
I had unprotected sex and now I have 3 red dots on head of my penis and a itchy red rash around the shaft and base of my penis is this a std?
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Hi dry scrotom and penis shaft. Been doctors gave me canistan but no difference. No STD any clues or help. Don't have any skin disorders it's just suddenly come been about 6 months now was given trimovate before?
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SCROTUM: Could be a chronic fungal infection. The skin becomes bark like and strong steroids and antifungals over a 3-4week period of time is the remedy.
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Last updated Aug 8, 2017

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