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Small red bumps that appeared out of nowhere today on the head on my penis and when I pull back the foreskin. They don't really hurt or itch?

Small red bumps that appeared out of nowhere today on the head on my penis and when I pull back the foreskin. They don't really hurt or itch?

Bumps on penis: It would be useful to know, if you have any other signs or symptoms along with these red dots like itching, fever, swelling of head of penis (glans penis). The shape and contour of the said red dots is also important. Also as per you description, you noticed them after having sex. This may indicated a sexually transmitted infection. If they are red rash like spots with itching and/or swelling of head, then it could be an yeast (candida) infection. Small blister like lesions with pain and fever may strongly indicate a herpes infection. Molluscum contagiosum infection can appear as small bumps with central depression. Also, genital warts due HPV (Human papilloma virus) infection can present as small pink/red bumps over penis. ...Read more

Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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Why when I pull back my foreskin and touch the penis it hurts?

Why when I pull back my foreskin and touch the penis it hurts?

Balanitis, phimosis: Tight foreskin means that smegma can collect under the skin and irritate the glans. Inner surface of foreskin and glans can also get inflammed. A tight frenulum, between foreskin and glans can also be painful. Your foreskin should retract easily, otherwise suggest you consult a urologist. You might benefit from 0.1% Betamethasone cream applications or a circumcision or prepucioplasty. ...Read more

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I can't pull me foreskin back at all and the head of my penis hurts a lot when it touch it. Help?

I can't pull me foreskin back at all and the head of my penis hurts a lot when it touch it. Help?

See ur Dr/Urologist: There is a chance the tightening is due to a fungal infection or skin change that may be amenable to topical steroid and/or antifungal. Pain suggests infection/irritation. Should get urological exam to identify treatment options best for your situation. (aka: phimosis, for more information see: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/phimosis). ...Read more

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My penis head is sensitive. I can pull my foreskin back easily. But when I touch the head or something falls upon it, it hurts badly.

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My penis head is sensitive. I can pull my foreskin back easily. But when I touch the head or something falls upon it, it hurts badly.

Here's some...: Is this symptom new or lifelong? To manage it, bring the detailed info on its onset, degree, duration, progress to urologist for analysis, physical exams, etc. So to deduce how this may affect your life as well as how to modify it in a sensible way to alleviate your symptom. ...Read more

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Red cut like mark formed when foreskin is pulled fully back, below tip of penis. It doesn't hurt, isn't bumpy, doesn't itch. Is it something to worry?

Red cut like mark formed when foreskin is pulled fully back, below tip of penis. It doesn't hurt, isn't bumpy, doesn't itch. Is it something to worry?

Probably normal: This could have been caused by adhesions if you have not been pulling the foreskin regularly. A tear could have occurred. If it does not heal in a 2 weeks then have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have clear bumps on my penis but only visible when I pull my foreskin back don't hurt or itch and I have canker sores?

Just watch...: What you saw in foreskin or glans penis could have been there lifelong; they may represent pearly penile papules or ectopic sebaceous glands, which are inborn and innocuous. So, just watch, wait, and see, and don't worry as long as not bothering and not growing. Of course, it is hard to diagnose without a direct look at them. More? Seek counseling timely. ...Read more

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About 6 days ago my urologist removed my penis frenulum. I still can't pull the foreskin all the way back & it hurts. Is a bit inflamated too. Advice?

Just wait...: Being six days after frenectomy is still too early to decide if the goal of the procedure is reached and settled. So, it's fair to give more time - at least 3-4 weeks, assuming no post-frenectomy infection or excessive inflammation. If any question, ask your urologist timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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Why is my partners penis sure after sex? That sore it hurts to pull his forskin back?

Phimosis: He may have phimosis, or the inability to pull the foreskin back behind the head of the penis. This can cause pain with intercourse but does not cause infertility. The treatment is to slowly stretch the foreskin so it eventually passes behind the penis head without hurting or removing the foreskin (circumcision) if this is not possible. ...Read more

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I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

Pimples in glands: Direct clinical examination is required. A red bump is an infection, ANT may be required.
A plain pimple, is usually present in 10-20 % of the male population, sometimes 2-4 may be present.
They require no treatment. Some patients however, may request therapy to alleviate anxiety or for aesthetic reasons. Ablation using carbon dioxide laser, ...Read more

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Is it normal if I can pull back the foreskin, all the way to reveal entire head, of my penis when it is soft but can't do the same when it is erect?

Is it normal if I can pull back the foreskin, all the way to reveal entire head, of my penis when it is soft but can't do the same when it is erect?

Yes: When erect, the base of the foreskin can become more taut as the penis is enlarged in the erect position, making it harder to pull all the way back over the glans (head) of the penis. ...Read more

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Tip of my penis is red, itchy and stings on occasion. It just recently started within the last week. Also it stings when I pull back the foreskin?

Penis: Stings and is itchy. You MAY have an infection and need to see your doctor. Stinging when pulling back foreskin suggests this or too tight foreskin. Please see doc who will diagnose and treat accordingly. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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.i can't pull back my penis foreskin?

This could lead to: To condition called phimosis, so you should show it to your doctor or a urology specialist. ...Read more

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Help, I can't pull my foreskin on my penis back?

Help, I can't pull my foreskin on my penis back?

Phimosis: Need to consult a urologist. Might respond to prescription strength steroid cream or require circumcision or prepucioplasty. Certainly should not be left untreated. ...Read more

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Cant pull back my foreskin (penis). Any suggestions?

Phimosis: Needs to be corrected otherwise u can't clean under the foreskin. Options are prescription strength steroid cream tike betamethasone, triamcinolone or kenalog applied twice daily to stretched foreskin twice daily for 2 - 3 months, circumcision or prepucioplasty (foreskin retaining procedure). Circumcision is the definitive treatment. Best 2 consult with a urologist. ...Read more

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My penis bends a little to the left and I can't pull my foreskin back. Should I be worried?

Depends: It depends upon how much the bend is. Generally a small curve is benign. There's no real reason to pull your foreskin all the way back anyway. If you're worried, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm in my thirties. The foreskin of my penis keep shrinking and unable to be pull back for cleaning.?

Here are some. ..: What you described for your foreskin is not uncommon, especially in diabetic men with recurrent inflammation in their tight and long foreskin. The definitive solution for such is circumcision, which can be done under local anesthesia as an outpatient. Most of men tolerate extremely well. Ask Doc for detail timely. ...Read more

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Hi, I think that I have a prblem with my penis because the foreskin ain't able to pull or stretch back. Please help me with it?

Hi, I think that I have a prblem with my penis because the foreskin ain't able to pull or stretch back. Please help me with it?

If not too tight...: Where there's a will, there's a way, as the old saying goes. First, one needs to find a primary care doctor or urologist who has an interest in this issue. If one is able to tolerate brief mild pain, then some force can be used (afterward however, one must off and on stretch the skin all the way back and forth to prevent it from healing in a tight position). Steroid cream (triamcinolone) may help. ...Read more

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Hi there just wana know when my foreskin is pulled back I can't ejekilte, how can I solve it and my penis gets soft after a while?

PHIMOSIS: It could be that it comes out after the skin is back over the head or goes back into the bladder. Some medical conditions can cause this. The skin may be too tight when it is back behind the glans. ...Read more

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Hey my foreskin dosent pull back and might I think its because of a big vain in the ring of my penis which is stopping it from pulling back, what do I do?

See your doctor: You describe a condition known as phimosis. It's unlikely that a large vein alone is preventing retraction (as in the inability to pull back the foreskin.) This is common in males younger than 10 but at your age abnormal. You should review this with your doctor to evaluate for particular causes and an ideal treatment plan. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to be able to pull your foreskin back past the entire head of the penis?

Depends: Some guys can; some guys can't. If you're one of the guys who can't, and somehow it does end up getting pulled all the way back and you can't replace it, and it's hurting -- you've got a medical emergency -- get to the emergency room. Beyond this -- bodies are variable and there's no "best.". ...Read more

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Is it normal for the head of my penis with the foreskin pulled back to be sensitive to touch?

Foreskin: Yes. This is the most sensitive part of your penis. If it is reddened or inflamed, you may have a fungal dermatitis. This is usually treated with topical anti fungal creams and Hydrocortisone like medications. ...Read more

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Penis retraction issue: it hurts when I pull it all the way. How to retract my foreskin completely without pain?

Steroid cream: Prescription strength Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) cream applied twice daily to tight part of foreskin for a few weeks may take care of the problem. U should be able to retract foreskin without pain, & need to for necessary hygeine. Problem no doubt is phimosis & a local urologist will be able to advise. You may require a minor forskin release or a circumcision. ...Read more

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Is it an issue if I can't pull back foreskin when my penis is erect? I have no problems pulling back foreskin when penis is flaccid

Phimosis: If this condition persists, it may be a case of phimosis, a condition in males where the foreskin cannot be fully retracted over the glans penis. Sometimes, this is caused bu inflammation and a build up of scar like tissue that may need to be treated to prevent further issues. This is not uncommon and can be easily treated by your Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My foreskin around my penis keeps on spliiting and now the skin feels different on my foreskin to the point where I cannot pull my foreskin back.?

Possible Intertrigo: It is difficult to give a definitive diagnosis based on the information you have provided. However, as a general rule, those who are uncircumsied are more likely to develop "intertrigo", a condition where the trapped moisture underneath the foreskin predisposes the skin to yeast overgrowth and inflammation.
Please consider paying a visit to your local dermatologist to evaluate for this condition. ...Read more