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Eczema On Penis
Not likely: Eczema is not common on a penis. More likely it would be seborrheic dermatitis, yeast infection or tinea-fungal infection. To cover the most likely possibilities you can buy Hydrocortisone cream 1% and Clotrimazole cream, mix a small amount of both on the fingers and apply to the rash three times a day for a week or so. That would treat all three. ...Read more
A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Unlikely diagnosis: I have never heard of eczema affecting the penis. If you've been scanning pictures & you know of someone with similar lesions there it would be good to see a dermatologist or urologist. There is a pre-cancerous lesion called bowen's disease that may have a similar look & treatment is most effective early. ...Read more
Eczema: Eczema is unusual on your penis. Consult your dermatologist for a correct diagnosis. You could use 1% Hydrocortisone cream that is over the counter to treat eczema, but that would make fungus worse.(even though it would seem to get better). Also it is better not to treat it before seeing a dermatologist so that the diagnosis can be established without the confusion of prior therapy. ...Read more
I have eczema and I have it beside my penis my medicine helps but it comes back after i stop the area is moist but i always wipe down thare?
DERMATITIS: You can try putting your cream on the genitals, if persistent see your md. It can be something else. ...Read more
I have a white spot on my foreskin. I had eczema there and other places. Only the penis has a white spot?
Need Evaluation: What you describe is impossible to diagnose without seeing it. You also need to be checked for STDs if you are worried. go see your doctor and get things checked out. ...Read more
What can cause the top of my nine yr olds penis to itch. No redness and dr found no symptoms like eczema. Botched circumsision?
Contact dermatitis?: Sometimes a nine year old is not the best at toilet hygiene and after urination there may be some urine present on and around the glans. Urine is irritating and cause itching, or later redness, rash in the area. Also the moist, warm environment make things even worse. Circumcision issues is unlikely as cause for the itching. Use some baby wipes after peeing for a week and see if that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: How to "heal" unwanted skin disorders? We have to identify possible precipitating factors, in your case, such as long tight foreskin/ its poor hygiene/ overheating/ moisture/ yeast infection/ inflammation of unclear cause, etc.; then modify or rid the precipitating reasons like circumcision, cleaning & drying, using antibiotic cream, etc. ... If unidentifiable, use nonspecific drugs like steroid.. ...Read more
Hi! This morning I noticed a small scab on my son's penis head. He has eczema, so could it be that or should I take him to the doc?
Try some vaseline: If the rest of his diaper area looks ok, then it is prob not eczema. Eczema typically spares the diaper area. If his penis is swollen, painful or has a lot of redness, then you should take him to his doc. If not, then can try plain Vaseline on his penis at diaper changes for a few days while the scab heals. ...Read more