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I have dry red marks on my penis on again off again for months now. When I apply moisturizing cream it goes away. But when I stop it recur. Help.?

I have dry red marks on my penis on again off again for months now. When I apply moisturizing cream it goes away. But when I stop it recur. Help.?

Cant tell: This may represent psoriasis, eczema or another condition. There are other possiblities including reiters syndrome. It is best you see a dermatologist ot examine the whole body for signs of a skin disease or even a systemic disease with skin manifestations. ...Read more

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I have a small, dry, red bump on my penis. I masturbate about once a day but have never had sex?

I have a small, dry, red bump on my penis. I masturbate about once a day but have never had sex?

Get it checked: Masturbation is normal & healthy at your age. Lump unlikely related to this. However, best to get the lump checked by urologist or your Dr. It it's bothering you. Almost certainly benign, but do you you want to live with it forever? ...Read more

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Which STD can cause a red and dry skin on penis? I have a redness on my penis appered 5 day after viginal intercourse. I had all STD check came bk clean

Which STD can cause a red and dry skin on penis? I have a redness on my penis appered 5 day after viginal intercourse. I had all STD check came bk clean

Fungal or contact: Rashes in the genital area could be a fungal infection like candida or tinea cruris, which is not considered an std, but could be acquired that way, or a contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction to a chemical to the condom or a gel in the condom, if you used one. A fungal rash is rx with Clotrimazole cream or spray. An allergic rash to hydrocortisone. Herpes and warts look different. ...Read more

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Shaft of penis became very dry/red/itchy. This spread and now there is significant redness under my foreskin with light itch. Hydrocortisone time?

Shaft of penis became very dry/red/itchy. This spread and now there is significant redness under my foreskin with light itch. Hydrocortisone time?

Hard to say: The best approach is finding out what might have caused the problem in the first place. On the other hand, there is little hard in trying topical hydrocortisone for 2-3 days. If problem persists or gets worse, see your doctor. (? latex allergy from condom) ...Read more

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Why is my penis very red, dry, and it's itchy?

Why is my penis very red, dry, and it's itchy?

Red, itchy penis: Red, itchy penis can be caused by several factors. It could be a reaction to something that the skin has had contact with - like a new soap or detergent or spermicide. It could be a sign of either a viral infection - like herpes - or a bacterial or fungal infection. A person who has this problem should go to their primary care doctor or urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more

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Penis head, dry, flakey, and red. What can I do for relief?

Penis head, dry, flakey, and red. What can I do for relief?

Here are some. ..: See a urologist so to work together & see what can be done about it. If hygiene-related, improve it with gentle cleansing / drying; if long-tight-foreskin-related, consider circumcision; if overuse-related, moderate its use and be gentle. Clinically, gingerly applying cream for dry skin could be tried. If still in doubt, see urologist or dermatologist timely. At times, coping is the only means... ...Read more

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Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Most likely fungus: Sounds like a fungal infection to me. Try applying a good athlete's foot cream. If you've got a sexual partner, she may have a yeast infection, which could be the source. She should get treated, too. By the way, I'm from Stockton. Graduated from Lincoln High in 1960. ...Read more

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What coud cause my penis to be all red and scaly and dry?

What coud cause my penis to be all red and scaly and dry?

Balanitis: A yeast infection may be the cause of it, but you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Smooth red dots in my penis dry around my penis head and foreskin?

Smooth red dots in my penis dry around my penis head and foreskin?

Normal: Tiny glands on the male penis can resemble boils when irritated ...Read more

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My penis is dry and red after being in a condom overnight, what should I do?

My penis is dry and red after being in a condom overnight, what should I do?

Condom: Several possibilities. If the condom contained a spermicide, it may be a chemical irritation. You may have a mild latex allergy. You may be developing a yeast dermatitis. In any case it likely will be self limiting. You may want to apply some 1% cortisone cream and Nystatin cream. ...Read more

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Isolated community nodoc red lumps on my penis (uncircumcised) and around there and they are dry and won't go away its been 3 months always safe sexto?

Isolated community nodoc red lumps on my penis (uncircumcised) and around there and they are dry and won't go away its been 3 months always safe sexto?

Penis Lesions: This does not in any way sound like an std unless it is a unique presentation of warts. My first thought is a yeast infection or a new condition that often affects men first on their penis known as psoriasis. ...Read more

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How can I treat dry, red skin near the tip of my penis?

How can I treat dry, red skin near the tip of my penis?

Psoriasis is common: On the head of the penis. It looks like red areas, often circular, and can be quite scaly or flaky. Psoriasis is not contagious. You can try a few days of 1% Hydrocortisone cream (over the counter) but it would be advisable to see a dermatologist to confirm that this is what's going on. In general we try to avoid steroid creams on the genitals unless you know for certain the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could this small, dry, slightly raised, red, painless spot on head of penis be?

What could this small, dry, slightly raised, red, painless spot on head of penis be?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what it may be although it could be related to long tight foreskin or rare penile psoriasis. How sort these out correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have dry and cracking skin on the shaft of my penis a little bit of flaking and I sometimes get tiny red bumps but not often at all?

This could be due to: Irritation, masturbation. If all goes away without treatment, likely nothing to worry about, but if concerned see doctor to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?

I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?

Here ares some. ..: Without a direct look, it's hard to guess what you got. But, one thing for sure in your favor is most likely the spot is benign & harmless if it does not grow in size or erode. So, have Doc take a look at it for confirmation and counseling. ...Read more

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Exterior penis skin. Skin at base shaft has a red patch, was told it's fungal. I also have some dry skin and spots. How can I improve the condition?

Exterior penis skin. Skin at base shaft has a red patch, was told it's fungal. I also have some dry skin and spots. How can I improve the condition?

Fungal cream: If this is really 'fungal' - it should respond to an anti-fungal cream. Something like clotrimazole 1% twice a day for a week would be worth trying. Fungus in the groin region LOVES moisture - so try keeping it as dry as possible. Baby powder, a fan, wearing a towel - those are things that might help. If no relief with antifungal cream, go back to the doc and make sure this isn't an STD. Take care ...Read more

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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

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Can the winter weather affect my penis? I am dry and sore. The area is red with some glossy look to it. My penis does not itch. Please. Help wath ca

Can the winter weather affect my penis? I am dry and sore. The area is red with some glossy look to it. My penis does not itch. Please. Help wath ca

Here are some. ..: Wintry dry season definitely may cause dry skin especially in the often exposed skin such as extremities in the elderly of the northern country. If what you see has been annually recurrent, one can say it is related with season as described. If not, one needs to consider something else; to confirm what it's, seek professional evaluation with more Hx and direct inspection so to decide what it's... ...Read more