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A 27-year-old male asked:

I have some redness on my penis head. it is sentive to the touch. not the entire penis head is covered in redness but only a part. do i need to be conserned? do i need to get tested? note i have had intercourse about 5 months ago.

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Dr. Hilary Wallace
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Balanitis: Likely you have balanitis of the penis. It is usually due to an irritant to the area or yeast. There are other cases too but these are the most likely. I would recommend miconazole or an over the counter yeast medication such as clotrimazoke can resolve your problem. Let me know if it doesn’t resolve it!
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