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A 26-year-old male asked:

My penis is dry and flaky. (peeling skin). this is after rough prolonged masturbation. any cream i should apply?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Dry penis: A gentle, hypoallergenic lotion will help with the dryness. Do you use lubrication before you masturbate?
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