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Penis skin not coming out of head?

Penis skin not coming out of head?

Phimosis?: I am assuming that you mean the head, or glans, of your penis is not able to be seen, or that you can no longer retract the foreskin over the glans to reveal it. This is a condition known as "phimosis". It usually requires treatment to correct, either topical steroids or a formal circumcision, because it can become a hygeine issue, or worse, get stuck in the retracted position. Go see your doc! ...Read more

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Why is my penis skin colour darker then my body?

Why is my penis skin colour darker then my body?

Hyperpigmentation: Some areas of the skin respond to circulating hormones with darkening of the skin. Genital skin is one of those. It is normal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could you do for a dry penis skin ?

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Can you tell me what could you do for a dry penis skin ?

None, but...: Without detailed hx and direct inspection, it's hard to come up with an accurate dx. So, see dermatologist or urologist timely. For the time being, avoid overuse of chemical agent, minimize physical stimulation, and apply hypoallergic skin cream thinly. Best wish... ...Read more

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What are the causes & remedies of dryness of penis skin?

If its it typical: Dryness and not some underlying skin disorder or sexually transmitted disease it is not a major concern. Hydrate well and use a body lotion once or twice a day to the area. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the penis skin is dry and shreads?

What does it mean when the penis skin is dry and shreads?

Penis skin: It may indicate you have eczema, a skin condition that is caused by exposure to certain allergens that produce inflammation and cause the skin to flake like yours. ...Read more

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Can something be done to help with penis skin tightening?

Can something be done to help with penis skin tightening?

C'sider circumcision: Most definitive treatment for phimosis (tight foreskin) is circumcision. Steroid cream treatment may help temporarly, but usually not a long term solution for adults. Suggest you consult a urologist. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can you do for a dry penis skin ?

Here are some...: First, one has to know what may be the potential causes for your dry penile skin by detailed history review + physical exam. How to get these done correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. For the time being, you may apply topical skin-soothing cream. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have small bumbs under your penis skin but it dosent itch?

What does it mean if you have small bumbs under your penis skin but it dosent itch?

Bumps: If those bumps have been there since you are much younger-perhaps those could be a benign normal variant..However, if those bumps are new--it could be many things. Whatever is you need to be examined for sure. So bring that up to your primary doctor who can examine the bumps and give you further recommendation. ...Read more

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Hi, my penis skin doesn't roll back completely. Could you tell me what I can do about it?

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Hi, my penis skin doesn't roll back completely. Could you tell me what I can do about it?

Here are some...: If not bothered by long foreskin, leaving it alone would be the most reasonable thing to do. There is no effect way to roll back completely but circumcision. Nonetheless, taking a look at it is essential to decide what may be realistically needed for you. How to get the related things for good care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What to do if i could pull up my penis skin when its small but can't pull it up when its big?

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What to do if i could pull up my penis skin when its small but can't pull it up when its big?

Natural ... but ...: The phenomenon you experienced in your penis is naturally expected. To definitely solve this difficulty, circumcision is your choice of care. So, go to see a urologist to discuss and decide what you need. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Hi.sorry about my english.I have few bloody dot in my penis skin.what are they and How are they treated.tanx?

Dots: From your description, it appears you are describing angiomas, these are typically treated with a vascular specific laser or sometimes by gentle cautery. I would advise you to visit a urologist or Dermatologist for further evaluation, however. ...Read more

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Is it alright for the tip of the penis to be outside the penis skin ? Is it ideally supposed to be covered completely by the skin ? Thank you.

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OK...: The length of foreskin and the degree of foreskin covering penile head (glans penis) highly vary among uncircumcised men, and are not clinically significant as long as being comfortable and easy to maintain topical hygiene. So, it's no benefit to be obsessed with how long the foreskin covers its head. Best wish... ...Read more

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My penis skin is streched when it is eracted and its paining when i pull down the skin. Its like some cuts have come up on the edge of the skin?

My penis skin is streched when it is eracted and its paining when i pull down the skin. Its like some cuts have come up on the edge of the skin?

Foreskin: Inability to retract the foreskin is known as phimosis. It generally develops as a result of chronic or recurring inflammation or infection of the foreskin and/or the head (glans) of the penis. It is more exaggerated when the penis is erect. You may want to visit a urologist for examination and to discuss options (one of which is circumcision). ...Read more

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I have some spots on My penis skin ?

Too vague to comment: Size, actual location, raised or flat, blister or bump, these are spot descriptors that might allow a comment on such a vague post. This public site does not allow us to see photos so without a detailed description, the list of possibilities would not fit within the limited room allotted. ...Read more

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Every time i masturbate my penis skin comes off. Why!?

Every time i masturbate my penis skin comes off. Why!?

Maybe: You should take it easy and be less aggressive. Treat your penis as a friend, not an adversary. ...Read more

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I have itching on penis skin, what can I do for relief?

I have itching on penis skin, what can I do for relief?

Here are some ...: Try applying topical steroid cream (05-1% hydrocortisone) lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. If not improved, see Doc. Meanwhile, collect the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of the concerned symptoms over time at the time seeing a Doc who will reveiw & analyze them, do physicals, etc. so to confirm Dx for better Rx and outcome. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How long can an uncircumcised penis skin can be stretched?

How long can an uncircumcised penis skin can be stretched?

Same as circ penis: Stretching a penis, circumcised or not sounds like a worthwhile activity but it's not going to make your penis bigger. ...Read more

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My penis skin has become so weak what should I do to make it strong?

Penis Skin: I am fairly well studied about men's health but your question is way out of the left field. I have no concept of what you mean by weak skin. Please get to your family physician so you can find out what is really going on and get treatment or advise for it. ...Read more

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I have cuts on my penis skin and it itches bad and top of my penis is real irratiable ?

I have cuts on my penis skin and it itches bad and top of my penis is real irratiable ?

See a doctor: By far the main cause of penile sores is herpes, especially when several sores or blisters appear at once. And herpes sores can look like cuts. Or, with the itching, perhaps an allergic reaction or fungal infection. You'll need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Do it ASAP, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment, especially if it's herpes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Penis skin is dry on the tip and shaft, sometimes its also itchy, what is it? Would it be serious?

Penis skin is dry on the tip and shaft, sometimes its also itchy, what is it? Would it be serious?

Yeast: A yeast infection, more common in uncircumsiced males can lead to candida infection. This is treatable with topical anti yeat medications such as nizoral, Lamisil (terbinafine) or oral agents if necessary. ...Read more

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Penis skin discoloration. Underside of shaft looks light while around looks darker. How can I have a uniform light color all round?

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Penis skin discoloration. Underside of shaft looks light while around looks darker. How can I have a uniform light color all round?

Here are some…: Your described penile discoloration may be just a light form of leukoderma or so-called vitiligo, which poses no harm to health and requires no treatment. In other words, the best choice of care is to leave it alone. If still in doubt, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. Your online inquiry hints you're a health-conscious person who wish to live a long happy life. Congratulate! ...Read more

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.(my age is 20).. Its serious....2 days ago I masturbated aggressively(I removed my penis skin completely)..now there is consistent pain with ed?

.(my age is 20).. Its serious....2 days ago I masturbated
 aggressively(I removed my penis skin completely)..now there is consistent pain with ed?

See doctor: I suggest you go see your doctor for evaluation. You could have damage that needs to be repaired. I know it is embarrassing for you but you must take care of yourself. Your doctor will understand...Best wishes...Dr. Jones Singer ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has a chapped penis? It doesn't hurt, no discharge comes out, theres no odar? Everytime penis skin is pulled back he bleeds

What does it mean when a man has a chapped penis? It doesn't hurt, no discharge comes out, theres no odar? Everytime penis skin is pulled back he bleeds

Penis and Skin: Unfortunately this could be several possible things. The penis is a very common place for men to develop psoriasis or eczema. Yeast infections can present like this. This is not a common way that stds present so that is not on the top of the list of possibilities. I would get you to a dermatologist soon. ...Read more

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When I pull my penis foreskin down, I can see white under the penis skin. It’s not on the outside, it literally looks like right under the head I have white flesh? It also looks white on the top of the penis, below the rim of the head

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When I pull my penis foreskin down, I can see white under the penis skin. It’s not on the outside, it literally looks like right under the head I have white flesh? It also looks white on the top of the penis, below the rim of the head

Pearly penile papule: Without a direct look at, it would be hard to tell what these may be, but they could represent the common occurrence of pearly penilepapules (PPP) or ectopic sebaceous glands (not hair follicle-related). Clinically, they are harmless with no need for Rx although they will stay with you forever since being inborn. More? Seek evaluation and counseling or to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I have a swollen and a inflammation of the penis skin?

Penis skin swelling: Hi it sounds like you have a common problem a staph infection or fungal infection of the penis. I would recommend you get into your trusted medical office for an evaluation and an answer soon. ...Read more

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Anyone know why when I stretch my penis skin back it hurts?

Anyone know why when I stretch my penis skin back it hurts?

Phimosis: The foreskin has not fully stretched. It is one of the few good indications for a circumcision. Speak to a urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small little skin colored lumps in the inside of my penis skin?

Get checked: Likely a normal finding but no way to say without an examination. ...Read more

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Random bump appeared on end of my penis skin, doesn't hurt or itch but concerns me. Was wanting to if it's herpes or not!

Random bump appeared on end of my penis skin, doesn't hurt or itch but concerns me. Was wanting to if it's herpes or not!

Are you circumcised?: Most common cause of single bump at end of penis is a smegma "pearl" under foreskin of an uncircumcised penis. This can be taken care of by a urologist to treat associated phimosis (tight foreskin". Cound be an inclusion cyst if close to circumcision to circumcision scar. Would need photo if neither of the above. ...Read more

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I have had 2 small hard bumps near each other beneath my penis skin at middle of the glans for months. No pain, should I be worried?

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I have had 2 small hard bumps near each other beneath my penis skin at middle of the glans for months. No pain, should I be worried?

Here are some ...: Based on available info, I assumed what you described is what you might have seen in your sexual partner's penis. Without a direct look at them, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx. But from what you reported, they may be just a pair of pearly papules on both sides of frenulum, which are inborn benign lesions and requires no Rx of any form. ...Read more

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I am a 28 yr old single. From last 5 days i got itching problem on al around my penis skin badly. I tried quadriderm skin ointment but dosnt work..

I am a 28 yr old single. From last 5 days  i got itching problem on al around my penis skin badly. I tried quadriderm skin ointment but dosnt work..

I have no idea: Since we can't examine you over the internet, but you can check w/your doctor who can examine you to determine the problem and the appropriate treatment, . ...Read more

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Why my penis skin (upper skin) is itching and hurts a little when i touch.It happened after sex and now its like this for 2 days.What could cause that?

Why my penis skin (upper skin) is itching and hurts a little when i touch.It happened after sex and now its like this for 2 days.What could cause that?

See answer: Not enough details in your question regarding exact location and description of appearance of skin to provide more specific answer, but symptoms suggest either an irritation, inflammation, or infection related to many potential causes: std, yeast, or allergic type sensitivity from an irritant (spermicidal, lubricant, or other chemical) with latter most common if occurred within 24-48 hrs of sex. ...Read more