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Red Skin Around Head Of Penis
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: Lumps & bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and std's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly penile papules", which are small, skin-colored papules that usually are located on the edge of the head of the penis (visible when the foreskin is pulled all the way back). Pearly penile papules are considered normal. A doctor can evaluate the lumps. ...Read more
Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?
Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more
Sore penis head and fore skin. Inflamed red. Skin on head of penis and gore skin torn, painful and bleeding a little when pulled back.
Noticed whiteish area underneath penis head where head and body of penis meet. It's inside the skin, not outside. Is this abnormal?
Likely normal : Most common cause of whitish bump(s) within and not on the skin of the penile shaft are prominent sebaceous glands known as "Fordyce spots". They are a quite common natural occurrence and not associated with any disease, infection, or illness. Other possible causes include a sebaceous cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst which are also benign and usually larger than what you are describing. ...Read more
Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated. ...Read more
Ongoing crusty flaking of skin top forehead/under hairline and outsides of both ears near sideburns. Sometimes red.
Seborrhea: Sounds like you have a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. This typically characterized by scaly, flaky and irritated skin on the scalp, brows, around ears and nose. Treatment often consists of dandruff shampoos, topical antifungals and/or corticosteroid lotions. Best to see your PCP or Derm for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Need a direct look: Oftentimes what you saw is long foreskin-related inflammation / infection. But, a direct look at them is essential to derive a diagnosis. So, seek evaluation / counseling timely. How to have healthcare process done rightly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. Best... ...Read more
I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
Itching in genital area slowly it reached penis head(even there leathery skin).now small white specks like pustules on the head and rim.they dont itch?
STD or fungal infxn: This could be a form of fungal infection (tinea or 'jock itch'), which would respond to OTC antifungal medicine like tolnaftate or terbinifine. Pustules on the penis are of more concern - unless these go away quickly with antifungal treatment, please get yourself checked for a sexually transmitted disease (STD) ...Read more
Odd bump on the shaft of my penis. Its slightly oval, painless when squeezed, and under the skin. No redness or skin discoloration.Appeared overnight.
Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also..Wht is it....?
Infection likely: Boils, anal fistula, ; pilonidal cysts can occur in area between anal opening ; genitalia ; often are painful, red, swollen and drain pus or foul smelling material. Soaking in tub with warm water with or without epsom salt may provide some relief if a boil or pilonidal cyst but both usually require antibiotics. A fistula usually requires surgery ; antibiotics. An exam of area is recommended. ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Dark areas: From your list of medication I figure you are obese and this can happen in obese - a condition called acanthosis nigricans. ...Read more
My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin.
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