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My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

Here are some ...: More specifics of your concerns would help make a more accurate Dx. So, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, possible tests, etc. so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx. But, current limited info might suggest: recurrent chronic inflammation/infection of foreskin...See, Doc. ...Read more

Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

Balanitis: Swelling/redness/creamy discharge of the head of the penis is likely due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Practicing proper hygiene will add in its prevention and possibly resolution. ...Read more

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Foreskin is itchy with white substance, should I be concerned?

Smegma: Consists of dead penile skin cells, sweat & oily secretions. This is normal. Don't be concerned about anything other than your personal hygiene which should dictate need to clean your penis on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Hi there can u tell what it means when your foreskin is itchy after showering is it normal?

Hi there can u tell what it means when your foreskin is itchy  after showering is it normal?

ITCHY FORESKIN: THIS MIGHT BE DUE TO A NEW SOAP OR WASHING DETERGENT. HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN GOING ON? SEE A DERMATOLOGIST SOON . . . ...Read more

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What is causing my itchy foreskin?

Smegma, yeast, germs: Smegma, which is comprised shed skin epithelial cells, oily sebacaceous secretions & moisture, is most common cause of foreskin itching. Some kinds of skin bacteria thrive & multiply in smegma. Yeast infections can also be very itchy. More likely to itch if foreskin is tight & prevents satisfactory hygeine by washing. Some stds, allergy to latex condoms & vaginal secretions can all cause itching. ...Read more

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My foreskin has been itchy for the past 3 days and now it seem like it shrank because its hard and painful to pull it back. ?

My foreskin has been itchy for the past 3 days and now it seem like it shrank because its hard and painful to pull it back. ?

Phimosis: It occurs due to scarring, infection or inflammation of the foreskin. Treatments may include: gentle daily manual retraction, topical corticosteroid ointment application or circumcision. See a Urologist . ...Read more

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Its been days my foreskin is irritable, itchy and a bit reddish, its painful to pull the foreskin backwards, what could be the cause, ?

Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis (glans penis) and in a diabetic is almost always due to a yeast/fungal infection which grow well where there is moisture and sugar. Treatment: control blood sugar, good penile hygiene, a topical antifungal cream (otc or prescription) applied twice daily, and a prescription for an oral antifungal pill (e, g, fluconaxole). Call md. ...Read more

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Small pimple on foreskin that was itchy for a day now it's not wondering if I have herpes or not?

Not impossible: Sounds like you should use condoms until that "pimple" either gets friends (=herpes), or goes away (=still "might" be herpes, but less likely). As "the gift that keeps on giving, " if you've got it, you will see it flare up again. Could / should / ought to get checked @ std clinic / your dr / urgent care to be sure isn't herpes and check for anything else. ...Read more

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19, male, and i recently recovered from thrush. Past few days under my foreskin has been itchy only when i don't shower. What could be the problem?

Regular cleansing...: What you observed and reported strongly suggested you need to keep up regular gentle cleansing and drying your foreskin, which should be pulled down after each hygiene maintenance, if not, paraphimosis may develop. If having recurrent issues in keeping up foreskin care, circumcision would be the choice of long-term care. More? welcome to contact www/HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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Hi . My penis foreskin is very itchy everytime. How do I deal with this.

Smegma or yeast: Smegma, which is a combiation of dead exfoliated cells from inner foreski 7 glans + oily secretion + moisture can irritate both glans & covering foreskin. This needs to cleaned on a daily or twice daily basis. Any tightness of foreskin will increase discomfort & itchiness. Yeast on head of penis& under foreskin can be very itchy. This will respond to anti-fungal cream or powder. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have itchy foreskin and testicles, sometimes burning tip. Help, remedy?

I have itchy foreskin and testicles, sometimes burning tip. Help, remedy?

Rash: May be just dry skin or possible fungus infection. Good hygiene, drying well to start. Trial of otc anti fungal cream like terbinafine may be helpful, if no repsonse should consult a provider for exam. ...Read more

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Sir,can I use zimig cream on my itchy foreskin of penis?Its itch too much.There is also some small bumps on glans but painless.

Sir,can I use zimig cream on my itchy foreskin of penis?Its itch too much.There is also some small bumps on glans but painless.

Yes: But terbinafine may not be the most important treatment. Add a little hydrocortisone to reduce itch. Always blot any drop of urine off the tip after passing urine. Gently rinse under skin every day. Castellani solution (phenol) is very effective for phimosis. Miconazole, clotrimazole, ketoconazole are all cheaper and more effective for this than terbinafine. Terbinafine is more effective for feet. ...Read more

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I recently stayed at a hotel and the next day got a rash on my foreskin it's red, itchy and slightly raised ... I'm sexually active and never had this?

Phimosis: Due to urine fermenting under foreskin. Castellani solution is most effective remedy. In the shower rinse under the skin. After passing urine always blot away the last drop with bathroom paper. OTC clotrimazole, miconazole, or ketoconazole cream may help. If it persists more than a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

Pearly penile papule: Most common around the corona of the penis are pearly penile papules. They are common and harmless and are not contagious, nor do they require any treatment whatsoever. Obviously, i cannot diagnose you without a proper examination but this may be what you describe. ...Read more

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What is the best cream to apply for foreskin infection. Foreskin has turn red, itchy, after i had a sex 5 month earlier and it is diffult to retract?

What is the best cream to apply for foreskin infection. Foreskin has turn red, itchy, after i had a sex  5 month  earlier and it is diffult to retract?

? Yeast infection: May need to use anti fungal to treat. Inability to retract could lead to continued problems keeping clean and persistent infections. Consider getting a circumcision. ...Read more

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When I Pull Back On My Penis Foreskin,, Theres A Red Itchy Stinging Spot, and clear ish liquid on it.

Need more info...: For a 21-y-o gentleman, most likely this spot is long foreskin-related. So, keep up local hygiene, watch, and see if it will resolve timely since herpes-related blisters are multiple at the same site if recurring. However, in reality, it is hard to give a right diagnosis for right care without a direct look at it. How to? Follow steps in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more