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Doctor insights on: I Get Irritation On My Forehead Where We Apply Bindiany Solutions

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Can you apply 0.5 hydrocotisone to head of penis/scrotum and between buttocks after burning and irritation from using an anti-fungal clotrimazole1% ?

Can you apply 0.5 hydrocotisone to head of penis/scrotum and between buttocks after burning and irritation from using an anti-fungal clotrimazole1% ?

Yes: As a follow-up to your previous question and my response, topical steroids come in different strengths and potencies. 0.5% Hydrocortisone is considered a weakly potent topical steroid (class 7) and 0.5% a low strength and available otc. Should apply a thin layer to affected area(s) 2-3x/day. More potent steroids (classes 1-6) require prescriptions and more limited use. ...Read more

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I have a recurring skin irritation on my forehead (no pus). I have tried benzoyl peroxide, hydrocortisone. Nver goes away just appears less inflamed.

I have a recurring skin irritation on my forehead (no pus). I have tried benzoyl peroxide, hydrocortisone.  Nver goes away just appears less inflamed.

Seborrhea: There are many causes, but the most common is seborrhea (or seborrheic dermatitis), especially if your scalp is also dry and/or itchy. A good anti-seborrheic shampoo like selsun blue, plus otc Hydrocortisone cream, should control it. If not, something else is going on and you should see a dermatologist for an in-person exam. ...Read more

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What are some causes of nerve irritation in the forehead ?

What are some causes of nerve irritation in the forehead ?

Trauma, hypothyroid: Direct trauma can cause any type of nerve sensation to the head. Since you already have headaches, that can be a source. Low thyroid can be a source. See your neurologist that treats your headaches and he would know more about your condition with a history, physical exam and maybe a ct brain he may order. ...Read more

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Numbness/pressure in forehead sinus issue or nerve irritation?

Numbness/pressure in forehead sinus issue or nerve irritation?

Usually sinus: Much more common to be caused by sinus issue, but exam and radiology studies with your md are necessary to make sure. Rarely, some serious conditions can mimic the sinus problem. ...Read more

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Recently looking at forehead, I have small red dots barely noticeable. They don't itch at all. Never had acne, im 27. What could it be? No irritation.

Recently looking at forehead, I have small red dots barely noticeable. They don't itch at all. Never had acne, im 27. What could it be? No irritation.

Red spots: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, if you can share a picture would be very helpful, it might be simple contact dermatitis. If it is not improving in the next few days please share a picture. thank you ...Read more

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Can something like wearing a hat all the time cause a neuralgia in the forehead or irritation that would cause a numb sensation?

Can something like wearing a hat all the time cause a neuralgia in the forehead or irritation that would cause a numb sensation?

Low likelihood: While theoretically it is possible that very tight hat over forehead may compress sensory nerves of forehead and cause numbness but in reality it will be extremely rare. ...Read more

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I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

Exostoses: If these have been present for years, are bony hard and show no growth,pain or tenderness, they may be boney growths(exostoses) of the skull and these are benign. However it's best to have your Physician examine them and advise you. ...Read more

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Skin irritation on the head of my penis. How can I treat this?

Skin irritation on the head of my penis. How can I treat this?

R U circumcised?: Most common cause is pain from a tight foreskin, this might respond to prescription strength steroid cream applications or require circumcision. Could be due to candida or hpv if circumcised. ...Read more

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How to i cure a irritation on the head of my penis and a itch like bump on the shaft of my penis i just want them gone ?

How to i cure a irritation on the head of my penis and a itch like bump on the shaft of my penis i just want them gone ?

Possible std: Irritation can be caused by the simple things like yeast or more worrisome a sexually transmitted disease. If you are or have in the past been sexually active( with the simplest definition being your body part meets someone else's body part) you are potentially exposed to things like hpv ( genital wart or cervical cancer related), chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, etc. Seek evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good cream to treat irritation on the head of your penis?

Can you recommend a good cream to treat irritation on the head of your penis?

What is the cause?: Why have you had irritated glans penis? How long has it been? Do you have long foreskin? Is there rashes? ... These may help deducing its underlying cause. Without the above, you may still try applying antifungal + 1% hydrocortisone cream very lightly 1-2 times daily after cleansing & drying. If having a long tight foreskin, make sure to pull it down after retracting back for topical care. Best... ...Read more

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Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Balanitis: Balanitis is due to tiny amounts of urine under the foreskin. Wash it. Blot under the skin after passing urine. Castellani solution and Miconazole (clotrimazole) cream will help. Circumcision cures it and is easy to do. ...Read more

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I'm having Penile discomfort and irritation. The head is itchy and red. I have not had unprotected sex. What should I do?

I'm having Penile discomfort and irritation. The head is itchy and red. I have not had unprotected sex. What should I do?

Get tested and seen: With men and these symptoms I ALWAYS recommend an exam and testing for STD's (some tests can be done in the urine). The tests are not expensive. With irritation near the tip (urethral meatus) I would be concerned for an STD and likely treat. If testing is negative secondarily would consider dermatitis or UTI. ...Read more