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I recently applied hydrocortisone to possible staph reaction or allergic reaction on penis and it seems to have made it worse now urination hurts?

I recently applied hydrocortisone to possible staph reaction or allergic reaction on penis and it seems to have made it worse now urination hurts?

Go see your doctor: Hydrocortisone does not treat staph infection. If urination hurts, you might have internal infection such as urinary tract infection or other. Therefore, you probably need to have a microbial culture and start on oral antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I think I may have got an allergic reaction on my penis from some shampoo I used on it?

I think I may have got an allergic reaction on my penis from some shampoo I used on it?

See answer: Allergic or sensitization reactions to various chemicals (soaps, fragrances, lubricants, condoms, spermicidals, preservatives, fragrances, etc) on genital region not uncommon. May present as rash, reddened area, itchy, weeping, etc. Treatment: eliminate use of irritant, keep clean with mild soap and water, avoid antibiotic ointments, and apply otc 1-2% Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. ...Read more

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My penis irches from the inside after ejaculation only. I v never had sex and Its not an allergic reaction What medicine do you recommed?

My penis irches from the inside after ejaculation only. I v never had sex and Its not an allergic reaction What medicine do you recommed?

No medication: First we have to know what's causing this itching. It will help to consult a Urologist. I assume if you never had sex then you must be masturbating. Could excessive pressure cause this? I do not know. No one can give you a medication without understanding and explaining the cause. ...Read more

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Had an allergic reaction now I have what looks like a allergy spot on my penis head. How do I know it's not herpes?

Had an allergic reaction now I have what looks like a allergy spot on my penis head. How do I know it's not herpes?

Probably not: An allergic reaction should not lead to herpes...But wondering what was allergic reaction and if you know you had herpes in past (ie.? Same raah you had before) however if it doesn't look like prior "rash" (or never had herpres) see your dr. If doesn't get better. ...Read more

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I used shampoo as soap now have a red bump on my penis and it hurts when touched and is sensitive. Did I get allergic reaction?

It's unlikely: Typically, an allergic reaction involves a larger area than just one bump. The bump could be a folliculiltis (inflammation of the hair follicle), a viral process (like a wart or molluscum) or some other process like an angioma (blood vessel growth). If it doesn't go away, you may need a medical evaluation or biopsy- see a urologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My bf got red pin point bumps on the head of his penis. Is it an allergic reaction the the condom or is it an std?

My bf got red pin point bumps on the head of his penis. Is it an allergic reaction the the condom or is it an std?

Asked and answered: It is not an STD. None would show up this quickly and he wore a condom. Your question has been accurately answered! ...Read more

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Can latex allergies be confused with herpes on the penis?

Can latex allergies be confused with herpes on the penis?

Rash: Herpes usually is painful and has a more of an ulcer type appearance. Latex allergy is more itchy and has more of a redness and flat appearance generally speaking. ...Read more

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Dear doctor I have some allergies in my penis how can I reduce or solve this problem please help md?

Dear doctor I have some allergies in my penis how can I reduce or solve this problem please help md?

Symptoms?: Are you referring to any itchy rash somewhere on your penis? If so, consider latex allergy if you using a latex condom or an allergy to an ingredient in a product used by your sexual partner. I am more concerned about your throat swelling issue and believe it is time for you to consult an allergist. ...Read more

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I have a latex allergy on my penis and I want to know if fordyce spots and latex allergies happen within each other. Don't itch. Don't burn. Justthere?

I have a latex allergy on my penis and I want to know if fordyce spots and latex allergies happen within each other. Don't itch. Don't burn. Justthere?

Not allergy: I presume that you have not had latex contact for at least a few weeks. In that case, the absence of itching points to something other than a contact allergy. ...Read more

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My penis has an alergic reaction and is swollen?

My penis has an alergic reaction and is swollen?

See Your Doctor: Swelling in the penis can be dangerous and needs treatment. It may or may not be an allergic reaction. Allergic reactions in an isolated area are usually the result of a contact allergen. It could also be an infection or a constriction that could cause the swelling. ...Read more

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I'm having n allergic reaction to ambian can I take benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help?

I'm having n allergic reaction to ambian can I take benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help with itching and rash from an allergic reaction. An individual with lip or tongue swelling, or any sensation of difficulty breathing should be seen by a doctor right away. ...Read more

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What to do if allergic reaction!?

What to do if allergic reaction!?

Allergic Reaction?: Not sure what you mean by allergic reaction. If you are referring to anaphylaxis then epinephrine is the treatment of choice, call 911. Allergic rhinitis is treated with OTC antihistamines, daily intranasal steroid or antihistamine sprays, saline rinses, etc. Allergy shots also an option. Avoidance of triggers is important but see an Allergist first to determine exactly what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What is causing my allergic reaction?

What is causing my allergic reaction?

Why allergists exist: Finding & treating the cause of allergic reactions is the main function of an allergist. A solid understanding of the immune system is required, so that immunology goes hand in hand. Timing, prevalence of various causes, location, description, examination, associated factors, family history and finally testing enables allergists to identify the culprit, if one is present; treatment is pt-centered. ...Read more

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What can an allergic reaction feel like?

What can an allergic reaction feel like?

Depends where: In the skin itchy. In the nose itchy, sneezy, runny & stuffy. In the eye itchy and teary. In the lungs coughing, wheezing, weight on chest. In the digestive tract nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea. ...Read more

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What's an allergic reaction? Is mcs real?

What's an allergic reaction? Is mcs real?

Inflammatory rxn: An allergic reaction is the body's defense against an agent it considers harmful or toxic to the body. Most allergic reactions start with food allergies that are undiagnosed and "rev up" the immune system leading to multiple other reactions to environmental items as in mcs. First firgure out what's wrong with the gut and fix it and the immune system will settle down and others will lessen/go away. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an allergic reaction?

How to know if I have an allergic reaction?

Typical: Allergic reactions often causes itching but the symptoms are greatly organ-dependent.
*Nose- congestion, runny nose, sneezing
*Eyes- itching, redness, tearing
*chest-wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing.
Other conditions include hives from food, itchy mouth and throat from certain fruits, and rarely anaphylaxis.
Contact skin allergy is yet another but the mechanism is different. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an allergic reaction?

What sort of problem is an allergic reaction?

Immunologic: An allergic reaction is the body's immunologic response to a substance (typically a protein) that it determines is "foreign." the body's th2 type of t cells interacts with b cells that produce ige antibodies. When ige antibodies that are present on mast cells subsequently encounter the allergen, the mast cell releases histamine and other chemical mediators that lead to the symptoms of allergy. ...Read more

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How to know if I have had an allergic reaction?

How to know if I have had an allergic reaction?

Symptoms: If the allergy is to a food or ingested medication, the typical symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea and rash (hives, itching). If trigger was airborne like pollen or pet dander, then itching (nose, skin, eyes), sneezing, runny nose and cough. Asthma symptoms can be from an allergy. An allergist can assist in identifying is symptoms are from an allergy and determine specifically which allergen. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to weed?

Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to weed?

You mean marijuana?: A rule of thumb is that anything that has pharmacologic effects also has side effects and can precipitate allergic reactions. This is obviously more common for certain compounds than for others, but is theoretically possible for any compound. That being said, I've never seen or read about a true allergic reaction to marijuana. ...Read more

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How to tell what I am having an allergic reaction to?

How to tell what I am having an allergic reaction to?

Allergy: If you seek the opinion of an allergist you may be able to elucidate the mystery ...Read more

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How to know if I'm having an allergic reaction to something?

How to know if I'm having an allergic reaction to something?

Discuss: Discuss with a physician or care-giver practiced in recognizing allergic reaction. True immune mediated allergy is often confused with pharmacological side effects from medication or non-allergic food intolerance. Also, there are some typical patterns for rash associated with allergy, but many types of rash that are non-allergic. ...Read more

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Is rosacea an allergic reaction?

Is rosacea an allergic reaction?

No: Rosacea is an inherited condition characterized by extra sensitive skin, flushing, dilated blood vessels, inflammatory bumps that mimic acne, and enlarging bumpy nose. Common triggers are chronic sun exposure, caffeine, alcohol, and increase in core temperature, etc...The inflammatory reaction of rosacea is not histamine driven as it is in an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction to corned beef?

Allergic reaction to corned beef?

Beef allergy: Are you allergic to beef or is it simply something in the aging process of the corned beef that you reacted to? Your allergist can test you. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more