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Dr. Joseph Bouvier Dr. Bouvier
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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What can cause a penis to be sore all the time?

What can cause a penis to be sore all the time?

Depends: This could be due to a lot of causes depending on your age. I recommend that you be seen by your physician for this. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Boxer Dr. Boxer
Urology
44 years in practice
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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What can I do if my foreskin on my penis is very sore what should I do and what caused it?

What can I do if my foreskin on my penis is very sore what should I do and what caused it?

Foreskin: Irritation of foreskin can be uncomfortable. Urologists can be very helpful in diagnosing the problem and suggesting care or cure. See a urologist. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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Where my penis meets my balls it is very sore in that area it looks like there are cuts but no bleeding, what is the cause?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Where my penis meets my balls it is very sore in that area it looks like there are cuts but no bleeding, what is the cause?

Here are some ...: The most important things you need to do now is keep that area as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible so there not growing fungus & bacteria leading to macerating as that in intertriginous space to produce "intertrigo". Besides, gingerly apply antigungal-steroid cream twice daily after doing the above for 5-7 days and see. If not getting beter as expected, see Doc timely. If overweight, lose it. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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What causes a sore penis and stiffness after masturbation?

What causes a sore penis and stiffness after masturbation?

Here are some...: Since this Q still stands with no answer, I would like to offer what I think. Before beginning, one needs more info on the onset, duration, interval, evolution, & resolution of the symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed so to deduce a best possible diagnosis for most reasonable care. How to get these things done correctly for good care? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Could masturbation be the cause of a red sore on my penis?

Could masturbation be the cause of a red sore on my penis?

Pain inside penis: Given your age i would begin asking several questions including sexual history, any history of trauma or vigorous masturbation. This could be something as simple as a bruise or blood clot in the shaft of the penis to an infection. Your symptoms warrant a vist to a health care provider who is comfortable and non-judgmental and with an expertise in men's health. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif Dr. Seif
Clinical Psychology
36 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, they may also be due to an std. So, it may be minor/normal or a bit more involved. In any case your doc can determine what it is and treat it. Dark damp places can make all of this worse. The very best to you. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What could cause a painless chancre type sore on penis, visible for over a month and not having had any sexual activities in the last 8months?

What could cause a painless chancre type sore on penis, visible for over a month and not having had any sexual activities in the last 8months?

Chancre: The most common source of a painless chancre on the penis would be syphilis and suggest that you be tested for this as well as other STDs. This usually occurs within 21 days, plus or minus, of the exposure, and I cannot explain the long delay of 8 months. Suggest you see a dermatologist. For your interest, the word "chancre" comes from the french and means "little ulcer". ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif Dr. Seif
Clinical Psychology
36 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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A rash on the shaft of my penis which is becoming sore. There is no discharge or lesions. I am also having a burning pain in the rectum. Causes?

A rash on the shaft of my penis which is becoming sore. There is no discharge or lesions. I am also having a burning pain in the rectum. Causes?

Fungus or: Something else. Please see your doc who can help you identify and contain this before it spreads further. Don't try to stop it by yourself. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Lewis Dr. Lewis
Urology
40 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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What STD has a red sore on penis with no itching. What could cause a red sore under foreskin of penis?

What STD has a red sore on penis with no itching. What could cause a red sore under foreskin of penis?

See Below: There are many potential causes of red spots on the penis, most of which are "not" STDs and "a picture is worth a thousand words." The STDs syphilis (painless ulcer) and herpes (tiny blisters) are usually self-limiting. Benign causes: balanitis (fungal); psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, lichen planus, contact/allergic dermatitis, fixed drug eruption. Pre-cancerous: Erythroplasia of Queyrat. ...Read more

Dr. Fletcher Derrick Dr. Derrick
Urology
59 years in practice
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
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Can excessive washing of the foreskin & penis cause irrattion & soreness?

Can excessive washing of the foreskin & penis cause irrattion & soreness?

Yes: Usually washing once at shower and once 12 hours later is enough for good hygiene. Use your fingers. With just a little soap and be sure to wash all soap off. More washing and particularly with wash cloth would cause irritation, ...Read more

Dr. Raymond Schneider Dr. Schneider
Family Medicine
42 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Is my penis sore because of sex ?

Is my penis sore because of sex ?

Could be: It could also be an allergy. Some women douche or spray themselves to smell better.. That can also be a warning. A normal clean healthy female does not smell bad. ...Read more

Dr. Moez Khorsandi Dr. Khorsandi
Urology
23 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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My penis is kind of sore around the shaft?

My penis is kind of sore around the shaft?

Depends: Having mild discomfort on the penis is a common but very nonspecific finding. In the absence of other causes (trauma, penile discharge, bleedin in urine, etc.), there is little to do and usually of no sigificance. If persistent or worsening, see your physician for testing. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy Dr. Treacy
Gynecology
31 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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Is smegma harmful to penis can it make u tender?

Is smegma harmful to penis can it make u tender?

Not really: However, smegma could potentially cause a contact dermatitis that may make the penis uncomfortable. Good hygiene of the foreskin should avoid this. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Sarle Dr. Sarle
Urology
18 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Okay i've been with my partner for almost a year noe and i've never been with anyone else.I woke up today with a sore on my penis what can it be?

Okay i've been with my partner for almost a year noe and i've never been with anyone else.I woke up today with a sore on my penis what can it be?

Sore on penis: Without seeing the sore here are common reasons: herpes, syphilis, staph infections, and warts. Friction can scrape the skin causing bacterial infection. Then a common rash is caused by yeast. All sexually active humans should have the herpes blood test! ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves Dr. Alves
Emergency Medicine
20 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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There is small hard knot above the back of the penis. It is sore when pressed and it was just noticed today. What could this be? How serious is this?

There is small hard knot above the back of the penis. It is sore when pressed and it was just noticed today. What could this be? How serious is this?

Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node, which when enlarged, can indicate presence of an infection. If sexually active, suggest seeing your dr / urgent care / 'std clinic' for evaluation. If not, and otherwise feeling fine, can give it a few days--don't check too often, irritation can keep lymph node enlarged. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Rausch Dr. Rausch
Emergency Medicine
20 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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I think I have somewhat a abnormal bend in my penis and its tender sometime. My erections don't really hurt and sometimes i don't feel pain. Im worried?

I  think I have somewhat a abnormal bend in my penis and its tender sometime. My erections don't really hurt and sometimes i don't feel pain. Im worried?

Peyronie's disease: Peyronie's (pa-ro-neez) disease is the development of fibrous scar tissue inside the penis that causes curved, painful erections. Men's penises vary in shape and size, and having a curved erection is common and isn't necessarily a cause for concern. However, in some men, peyronie's disease causes a significant bend or pain. This can prevent a man from having sex or may make it difficult to get o. ...Read more

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Dr. Bela Denes Dr. Denes
Urology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Penis sore that leads to a lump?

Penis sore that leads to a lump?

Possible Peyrone's: If you are refferring to a lump that you can feel within the penile shaft it may be a manifestation of peyrone's disease. It is not clear what causes it, most feel it is related to scarring following some trauma to the penile shaft. Because the plaque or nodule is fibrotic it can not expand during erection and may lead to curvature that can be painful with erection. Go see a urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae Dr. Waghmarae
Pain Management
35 years in practice
Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand
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Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Open sore in penis, not herpes?

Open sore in penis, not herpes?

STD: There are several stds that can cause ulcerated lesions on the penis. You need to be seen by a doctor, diagnosed appropriately and at the same time tested widely for other stds. Good luck. ...Read more