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A 43-year-old member asked:

What causes a ringworm on a penis?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
The same: Fungal infection that causes ringworm anywhere else on the body.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Can a male get a ringworm on his penis?
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Yes: You can get ringworm on any skin or scalp surface. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment if indicated. Sexual partners may need simultane... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Can a man get ringworm on his penis? How can it be cured?
Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Topical anti-fungals. The treatments labeled for jock-itch will work.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
I have notice something blow my penis like ringworm and at times its peels off thingy skins layers . How can I get rid of it dr.?
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It has to be examined to be treated properly. Pl see a doc.
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A member asked:
How does a 12 month old get ringworm on his penis?
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology 24 years experience
Doesn't : Ringworm (fungal infection) does not typically occur on the penis. Candida or yeast may be on the glans penis but so can psoriasis and a whole array ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
If you have ringworm on your penis can that affect you having babies?
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Don't fret: This should not interfere with the delivery of healthy sperm to their destination. You might want to treat it with topical meds and wash them off prio... Read More
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Last updated Aug 29, 2013

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