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I have tiny dots on my penis just close to the hairy skin that is shaved. The dots are very light and dim. Is it normal?
Get it checked. : Are you circumcised or not? Did you have recent sexual activity involving penile contact? Though your symptoms don't sound serious, STDs & other inflammatory conditions can take many forms & must not be overlooked. You should discuss this with your primary medical provider, specialist or local STD clinic. ...Read more
CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE? EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS? AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION. WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN. OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN. BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more
?dry skin: Excessively dry skin may be due to exposure to excessive dry heat at home or work, excessive exposure to Sun and wind, overexposure to frequent bathing and harsh soaps, dehydration from certain diseases like diabetes or underactive thyroid. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more
If you mean...: ...That your skin tone is darker than you would like, various lightening creams are available over the counter -- but they don't work very well. Your dermatologist can prescribe a stronger cream containing hydroquinone. If that doesn't work, there are various chemical peels and microdermabrasion procedures that your dermatologist can recommend. ...Read more