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What to do if I have redness with raised area near glans penis head since 1 month?

What to do if I have redness with raised area near glans penis head since 1 month?

Here are some. ..: For the matter as described, it would be hard to offer countable advice without a direct look at it. So, bring the info on the onset, duration, progress, etc. Of the lesion to Doc for analysis + inspection + possible tests as needed so to define what it's and how to manage it sensibly. Clinically, such change is often related with long foreskin. ...Read more

Glans (Definition)

One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more


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I have been having redness on my glans/ penis for the last 6 months. I tried several anti-fungal creams and I tried using plain yougurt as well.?

I have been having redness on my glans/ penis for the last 6 months. I tried several anti-fungal creams and I tried using plain yougurt as well.?

Possible infection: You should go see your doctor and get examined. It may be an infection that would require a prescription medication. If it has been present for 6 months it is not getting any better which is even a stronger reason to get a professional opinion. ...Read more

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Hi there is redness of the penis glans & tightness?

Hi there is redness of the penis glans & tightness?

It might be: fungus infection, so you should see your doctor. Also, you should get checked for diabetes and other immune deficiency metabolic disorders. ...Read more

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Redness on penis glans and tiny dots can be seen on glans when erect. Currently using clotrimazole and hydrocortisone no improvement. What can this be?

Redness on penis glans and tiny dots can be seen on glans when erect. Currently using clotrimazole and hydrocortisone no improvement. What can this be?

Stop Steroid: Please stop using the Hydrocortisone immediately. This steroid can cause rashes to worsen and infections to spread. This should only be used when recommended by a physician. Please get to your family doctor today to see about the rash and how to treat it. ...Read more

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Hi. I am having red inflamed glans penis.1 mm sized 2-3 dots on frenulum. No other problem. When touched it feels discomfortable.

Hi. I am having red inflamed glans penis.1 mm sized 2-3 dots on frenulum. No other problem. When touched it feels discomfortable.

Penis is red: Hi

without seeing this directly the most common diagnosis I see with my patients having the same symptoms is that this is either a staph or a strep bacterial infection. It is most likely not an std. But, in most cases it will require antibiotics. So, please go see your trusted medical advisor today or soon. ...Read more

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Hi, I have 2 red spots on my glans penis, It was around more than 2 yrs since I saw it, recently part of it became dark red, No itch, pain, uncomfort?

Hi, I have 2 red spots on my glans penis, It was around more than 2 yrs since I saw it, recently part of it became dark red, No itch, pain, uncomfort?

Balanitis: If you are not circumcised, a yeast infection can present with such lesions. It may be an irritation from sexual activities. Photo evaluation would be helpful. ...Read more

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I feel tickling and itching sensation in my Glans Penis under foreskin. It is not red, it looks normal but I can feel sometimes?

I feel tickling and itching sensation in my Glans Penis under foreskin. It is not red, it looks normal but I can feel sometimes?

Itching Glans: Even though everything looks normal to you there may still be an infection. Please see your doctor who can check. It's good to treat it early on if there is. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Red rashes on glans penis and inside foreskin. Red patches and itchy. I live in a hostel.

Red rashes on glans penis and inside foreskin. Red patches and itchy. I live in a hostel.

Balanitis, phimosis: This is due to a tiny amount of URINE trapped under the foreskin. Yeasts and smegma bacteria ferment the urine into irritating products. Circumcision is a quick and easy cure. Castellani solution is very effective. Always hold back the foreskin during urination and hold back for a minute after. After urinating rinse off or blot with a tissue. ...Read more

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Was riding my exercise cycle hard this morning and now my glans penis is swollen and red no itching or rash. I am circumsized, monogamous. Trombus? N

Was riding my exercise cycle hard this morning and now my glans penis is swollen and red no itching or rash. I am circumsized, monogamous. Trombus? N

PossiblePudendal nerve: Pudendal nerve irritation on ischial spines modify activity cures it, keep it going burning itching will turn to numbness Change saddle ...Read more

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Is it ok to use fluocinonide on ringworm of the glans penis? It was prescribed alternating with lotrimin (clotrimazole). The area serms angry red and more sensitive.

Is it ok to use fluocinonide on ringworm of the glans penis? It was prescribed alternating with lotrimin (clotrimazole). The area serms angry red and more sensitive.

You should: Return to your doctor to make sure that this is not something more serious than a fungus infection. Also you should have test for diabetes or other systemic medical condition. In any event, if it is getting worse on this treatment, you need to return to your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore red rash on glans penis & forskin. Rash comes & goes but always uncomfortable. Tested for STDs & treated for balanitis. Had 2 UTI in 7 months.

Sore red rash on glans penis & forskin. Rash comes & goes but always uncomfortable. Tested for STDs & treated for balanitis. Had 2 UTI in 7 months.

Dermatitis: While infection with yeast is the most common culprit, if this has been ruled out you may have genital psoriasis. Keep the area clean, dry, minimize trauma, and try a low-dose topical steroid. Your treating doctor may need to consider a biopsy if the site does not clear. ...Read more

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Red rash on glans penis. Sore penis. Groin pain. Occasional back pain. Urinating frequently. Treated for balanitis with no improvment. 2 UTI in 6 mon.

Red rash on glans penis. Sore penis. Groin pain. Occasional back pain. Urinating frequently. Treated for balanitis with no improvment. 2 UTI in 6 mon.

Penis and Prostate: Wow. This is frustrating for you I am sure. I wish you were here so I can go over all of this one problem at a time. I worried you have a prostate infection extending into the bladder. The back pain is usually a sign that you need appropriate antibiotics.

Rash is often fungal or "jock itch". But, staph infections can also infect this area when there is sores.

I always worry about syphilis... ...Read more

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Tiny red dot with an even smaller white centre on my penis glans. Is this something to worry about?

Tiny red dot with an even smaller white centre on my penis glans. Is this something to worry about?

Probably not: But if it doesn't go away, gets larger, or you are worried about it, have your doc check you out. Good luck! ...Read more

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What should I do about a red spot on my penis glans?

What should I do about a red spot on my penis glans?

Likely PPP & Normal: Pink penile papules forming a ring at cornona of penis, sometimes called tyson's glands, although they aren't glands are perfectly normal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on penis glans, please help.?

What to do if I have red spots on penis glans, please help.?

Here are some. ..: This Q has been recurrent many times. Without a direct look at glans penis and further review of detailed clinical Hx, it's hard to decide if red spots on glans penis is long tight foreskin-related or not. If yes, circumcision is advised for recurrent balanoposthtis after ruling out other possibilities such as psoriasis, std-related skin disorders, etc. So, seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Hi there what does it mean when your penis glans are red & inflamed & painful & swollen & tight foreskin?

See remark: You must be uncircumcised. The foreskin is tight and acting as a tight rubber band on head of penis. This results in swelling, redness, possible inflammation.
The remedy : Sit in a warm tub, or dip penis in warm jar, gently try pulling foreskin forward. Sometimes you may have to use a dab of antibiotic ointment for lubrication. If feasible, see an MD, preferably a urologist.
Best in health ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a strep and staph infection on the penis? Are they similar? Tiny red dots on penis glans when erect?

Skin infection: Red, pain, small dots, large red swelling. It really doesn't matter. You have something wrong with your penis right now and it is not wise to wait this out or to nit-pick if one does not have all of the possible symptoms. Your doctor needs to see this and to get you treated. ...Read more

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Having red dots under penis glans for over a year now and currently on clotrimazole. HIV and Hsv2 test neg. What can be causing it? May do biopsy..

Having red dots under penis glans for over a year now and currently on clotrimazole. HIV and Hsv2 test neg. What can be causing it? May do biopsy..

Biopsy: Chronic red dots could be Fordyce spots, balanoposthitis, rarely erythrolasia, Lichen sclerosis, balanitis xerotica obliterans and also other causes. It is best to have a biopsy and the pathologist will give definite diagnosis then you will get treated. The medicine you are taking is for fungus but is not working. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red spot on penis glans over a month, exam & test for stds, expect STD test to be neg, haven't cut myself, used Monistat & neosporin. What could it be?

Red spot on penis glans over a month, exam & test for stds, expect STD test to be neg, haven't cut myself, used Monistat & neosporin. What could it be?

Here are some. ..: Before doing something to your body, always verify if what you concerned is just some forms of normal variation or something related with resultant effect of some kinds of inflammation or infection which are commonly long-foreskin-related. So, have Doc review a detailed history and take a look at it, and the event significance as well as the direction of care will be evident. So, work closely with ...Read more

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What creams oinnents can I use to help friction burns on and under glans of penis?

What creams oinnents can I use to help friction burns on and under glans of penis?

Friction burns?: If you are getting what you describe as "friction burns"you should have an exam to make sure it's not more than dry skin;e. g. Fungal infection? ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience dry skin on the glans of the penis either from friction or use of soaps? What are some suggestions to remedy the problem?

Is it normal to experience dry skin on the glans of the penis either from friction or use of soaps? What are some suggestions to remedy the problem?

Reduce irritation: Sounds like your body is trying to tell you something. Avoid friction and minimize use of soap. This is a sensitive area, and it's not a particularly dirty area either, so it doesn't need much washing. Avoid irritating the area and it will likely get better. ...Read more

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I have seen brownish part on my glans penis what is this?

I have seen brownish part on my glans penis what is this?

I can't tell: You over the internet; you'll need to have your doctor take a look and see if any treatment is needed, . ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the fold of skin at the corona of glans penis?

Please tell me what's the fold of skin at the corona of glans penis?

Here are some...: Skin fold is formed from skin redundancy, which may appear at/near the foreskin, which usually carries no clinical importance. However, it is still hard to tell for sure what you really refer to without a direct look at it. How to put all the related things together correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the piece of rolled up skin at the corona of glans penis. Is it normal?

Please tell me what's the piece of rolled up skin at the corona of glans penis. Is it normal?

Foreskin / prepuce: Many men have this removed just after birth. Look online at pictures and see if that isn't what you're describing. You can have it removed or keep it -- personal preference. ...Read more