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Whitish material that collects under the foreskin in males & between labia & under clitoral hood in females. Primarily compresses dead, sloughed skin skin cells plus possible moisture from sweat, urine or gland secretion. Form into variable size pearl like collections in uncircumcised boys, which work their way out from under foreskin & part of physiologic mechanism of ...Read more
I have 2 small non itchy spots on glans of penis link to image http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah52/declanharmon/20140723_1502561_zpsb67a07e1.jpg
Mild balanitis: I would say you have a mild case of balanitis - which is Inflammation of the glans penis. It has many possible causes such as physical trauma (zipper?), infection (i.e. bacteria, virus, sexually transmitted diseases, or fungus), or irritation by environmental substances such as lotions/soaps etc. Because your case is very mild, I'm not worried about you. Check back though if worsens or call ur doc ...Read more
Pearly penile papule: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fordyce Spots: Medical experts believe that these tiny bumps are caused by sebum, which is the skin's natural oil. This natural oil is trapped in the sebaceous glands that do not have hair. In normal cases, sebaceous glands open up into hair follicles and the natural oil is secreted through the airshaft. However, sometimes there is no hair and thus no way to discharge this natural body oil. ...Read more
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Retract skin & wash: Soap & water is fine. See dr if your foreskin is tight & difficult to retract because you'll need either prescription strength steroid cream or circumcision to expose glans, penile hygeine will then be easy. In kids: pull foeskin back as far as it goes easily, in & wipe off smagma with facecloth or wipe. Smegma collections under adherent foreskin in kids can be left to work its own way out. ...Read more
What is the basic difference between papule , macule and crops . send me some clinically relevant pics ?
How raised is it: A macule is flat. Can't feel it with your eyes closed. A papule is raised and can be felt. A vesicle is a papule that has fluid in it - like a tear drop. It may also have pus in it- yellowish - then it's called a pustule. All these lesions are smaller than 5 mm in greatest dimension. Please google for images. ...Read more
How to remove foreskin without circumcision n sex? I want to remove foreskin over glans and explore glans?
Remove or preserve?: Physically stretching a tight foreskin over the penile glans can only lead to skin splitting, then scarring and ending up with a worse problem. Steroid cream, such as Betamethasone , when applied twice daily for many weeks to the tight area may loosen things up. 50% will tighten up again after applications cease. Alternative is a minor dorsal slit through the tight area, this preserves foreskin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello sir.I have papules unilateral at scrotum look white, smooth surface without any penis involvment. 7 in numbers.No other symptoms.Plx help.Thanku?
No: I do not think Vaseline would improve sensation. ...Read more
See your doctor: for proper diagnosis and treatment. It's hard to make a diagnosis on this platform without seeing a photo. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can also request a consult with one of us through that. ...Read more
Glans below foreskin is very sensitive. Flowing water, soap and water are unable to remove the sticky smegma.How to clean smegma ?
Castellani solution: Ask pharmacy for the CLEAR version.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hundreds of small, firm sebaceous cysts inside labia minora, normal? read here from a doctor that labia minora is "supposed to have sebaceous cysts"
Penis skin peeled on glans cracked badly leaving thin fragile skin painfully sensitive biopsy said no lichen sclerous the more pics I see look like it?
Skin condition: See either a dermatologist or a urologist. ...Read more