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A 16-year-old male asked:

I am a circumcised male and have a red spot by the head of my penis and have never had intercourse. curious to know what it is. just appeared tonight.

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Red spot: It's hard to tell without looking at it. It could be a reaction to chemicals in personal hygiene products you're using especially if you've had a change of those recently. I would suggest you see a doc for that if it is getting worse or not going away.
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May 11, 2014
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