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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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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