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Ammonical Ulceration Of The Foreskin
I hav several small ulcers on the bottom of foreskin of my penis,it itches from time to time,I have burning micturition,what can b the cause?treatment
8weeks post high risk sex and my penis glans still has red patches under it;also there is redness under foreskin.Been treated for yeast but still has redness.No ulcers or painful urine so far. Advice?
Hi doc..i feel like a small ulcer is underneath my penis foreskin..whenever my penis is brusing against cloth its causing discomfort..
Likely Herpes: In the developed world a small ulcer on the penis or foreskin is most likely due Herpes genitalis: HSV-1 or HSV-2. Other causes, on occasion, could be trauma to the area or a fixed drug eruption to medication. YOU SHOULD HAVE A SWAB OF THE ULCER SENT FOR HSV PCR ASSAY OR DIRECT FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TEST FOR HSV. You can also get a HSV 1&2 IgG Antibody test (But not IgM which is useless) ...Read more
It can: Radiotherapy can cause skin redness, hair loss, and in some situations ulcerations and blistering. These skin changes only occur in the region of the body being treated, and they typically progress during the course of radiotherapy and gradually improve in the weeks after treatment. Depending on the location and type of treatment, these side effects may be unlikely or expected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a colonoscopy and it said findings terminal ileum two small areas of shallow ulceration not otherwise normal just wanted. To know what that?
Possibly nothing: We sometimes see these. They may be nonspecific and related to preparation artifact. They may also be related to medications you may be taking such as nonsteroidal medications (ibuprofen, naproxen, advil). Inflammatory bowel disease is also a consideration but is less likely based on your description. Make sure to followup with your doctor who did the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The ulceration with associated livedo reticularis is generally the result of poor arterial circulation, and this implies that the blockage in the arteries are already present. Seek medical evaluation and treatment for this. Vasculitis can cause similar changes, and do the same for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cause and treatment: Dr. Crabbe gave you an excellent answer. Although the cause is still unknown, we find they often occur with patients under stress where the area more easily ulcerates even with minimal irritation such as from a toothbrush, hard food, etc. There are numerous otc and prescription medications that speed the recovery slightly or alleviate the pain by forming a temporary covering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What?: If you tell us what type of lesion it is to which you are referring it might be possible to answer the question. ...Read more