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A 28-year-old male asked:

the head of my penis appears dry and has a few areas that looks like it had been peeling. i use moisturizer and have been abstaining. any ideas?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Penis and Skin: It is very common for men who are going to develop psoriasis to have this start on their penis first. The other common problem that could be what you describe is a yeast infection. I would get to your family doctor to see if this is indeed psoriasis.

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