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Doctor insights on: Heal Friction Abrasion On Penis Head

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Friction like tears burn on side of head of penis where head meets the penis it's self. How long before heals and can have sexual activity withoutpain?

Friction like tears burn on side of head of penis where head meets the penis it's self. How long before heals and can have sexual activity withoutpain?

Penile skin tears: Gary:

I recommend abstinence from sex until these abraided areas of skin on the glans of the penis completely heal.

Have your family physician or internist examine these skin tears, to ensure they are not becoming infected.

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Abrasions (Definition)

An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to skin no deeper than dermis or mucous membrane. It is less severe than laceratin and bleeding ...Read more


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I got a friction burn/scratch on the head of my penis after morning erection rubbed against boxers. It does not seem to heal and there is no itching.?

I got a friction burn/scratch on the head of my penis after morning erection rubbed against boxers. It does not seem to heal and there is no itching.?

Balanitis: Friction rub unlikely. Balanitis is term for inflammation of head of penis: infectious and non-infectious causes. Infectious include std (herpes) and yeast (common in diabetics and uncircumcised). Non-infectious include eczema, fixed drug eruption, dermatitis (allergic, irritant), or other type of skin lesion. If std unlikely and persists, can see md for DX or trial of otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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How to care for abrasion on penis head?

How to care for abrasion on penis head?

Same As Anywhere: Treatment would be the same as anywhere else on the body. Keep the area clean and watch for infection (increased redness, pain, swelling, drainage). ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Here are some...: What abraded your glans penis (head)? New or old? Once or recurrent? How did it heal if old / recurrent? Its Rx & care should based on its cause and past history. Largely, time + patience are essential with proper cleacsing and drying with optional gingerly use of topical antibiotics with or without steroid under close watch and F/U. More? Ask doc... ...Read more

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How does one care for a friction burn on penis head?

How does one care for a friction burn on penis head?

Avoid infection: Treat like superficial 2nd degree burn or deep 1st degree burn by keeping the area moist with aquaphore, washing with glycerine soap 2 x per day, and changing to neosporine if the area becomes more red or begins to drain to avoid cellulitis. Should heal within 72 hours. ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

I advise you: To leave it alone and see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Meantime, just use a bland moisturizer like vaseline a few times a day.
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Purple skin abrasion (I think) below the head of my penis. Foreskin seems to be looser. Uncircumcised. From a drunken lonely night.

Purple skin abrasion (I think) below the head of my penis. Foreskin seems to be looser. Uncircumcised. From a drunken lonely night.

If forskin was: Tight or stuck to head of penis and pulled away when drunk it can cause pain. Please see your doc for an exam to make sure all is ok. After that, consider speaking w/a mental health professional to assess your drinking and lonliness, which may be the root of the situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have a group of small bumps under the head of my penis when poped they were filled with clear fluid but it is right next to a sore from friction?

Have a group of small bumps under the head of my penis when poped they were filled with clear fluid but it is right next to a sore from friction?

Infection: This appears to be viral in nature. This is grouped vesicles and this could be viral herpes. The other thing you need to be checked out for is any type of STD. See your doctor and have him / her look. Prqctice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

How long???: "a while" does not qualify as an estimate of time. Days, weeks, months???? If they really are blood blisters, present several days, they will resolve in 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a small red spot, left side of penis head/crown. It seems to get better when I put neosporin on it. Could it simply be an abrasion or an std?

I have a small red spot, left side of penis head/crown. It seems to get better when I put neosporin on it. Could it simply be an abrasion or an std?

Tough to say: Without an exam and testing, it is really impossible to say, but the fact that it improves with antibiotic meds is encouraging for an abrasion like wound. Get checked for the definitive answer. ...Read more

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Have had a friction burn on my penis head for about 5 months. Seems to get better until I masturbate or have sex then is becomes irritated and blisters?

Have had a friction burn on my penis head for about 5 months. Seems to get better until I masturbate or have sex then is becomes irritated and blisters?

See your doctor so: That this can be properly diagnosed and treated. It sounds like you may also be having a contact reaction, possibly to condoms if you're using them and possibly from any creams/lotions/other substances that may be on your hands during masturbation.. ..but it would be best to be seen.... ...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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2 wks ago a few small skin abrasions near neck of penis (where there is loose skin). Scabbed and almost all healed up now, but not sure what it was.

2 wks ago a few small skin abrasions near neck of penis (where there is loose skin). Scabbed and almost all healed up now, but not sure what it was.

Unsure...: Without detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, evolution, & resolution as well as the sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look at, it is hard to offer right diagnosis. But, clinically, long-tight foreskin + overzealous physical stimulation for masturbation are often to be the culprit for what described. So, seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more