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A 20-year-old male asked:

Im circumcised. my penis smells bad, has red bumps and looks like its cracking on the head. i also have some sort of brown spot as well. it feels very weird and not smooth. what is going on and how do i cure it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
This will require an exam and possible testing to determine what it is and what can be done about it.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a doctor. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Nov 15, 2021

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