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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have to urinate constantly and I have a tingling sensation in the tip of my penis is that a sign of a std?

I have to urinate constantly and I have a tingling sensation in the tip of my penis is that a sign of a std?

Somethings amiss: Frequent urination associated with discomfort is always suspicious for infection - std or regular UTI. I would advise you to see MD for urine infection and STD tests. Drink plenty of fluids - add cranberry juice 4 oz twice a day - abstain from sex until cleared by MD. ...Read more

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Hello! I am a 19 years old male. From last 5-6 days I am having a burning and tingling sensation on my penis tip during and after I urinate, there is no pain and the burning is quite mild. I went to a GP and he said that it was a bladder infection and prescri

Hello! I am a 19 years old male. From last 5-6 days I am having a burning and tingling sensation on my penis tip during and after I urinate, there is no pain and the burning is quite mild. I went to a GP and he said that it was a bladder infection and prescri

STD?: If you have had sex without a condom, this could be a sexually transmitted disease. These are treatable with antibiotics, but you need the right one. Be honest with your doc so he or she can get the right diagnosis and treatment for you! Don't be embarassed...we see and hear about everything. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in my penis especially during urinating... Colour of urine normal but it feels irritating. 3-4 weeks ago I had a unprotected sex?

Tingling sensation in my penis especially during urinating... Colour of urine normal but it feels irritating. 3-4 weeks ago I had a unprotected sex?

Need to be checked: Your described clinical scenario deserves a timely evaluation for STD-related urethritis and treatment as needed. So, collect the info on the onset, degree, duration, & progress of all the related symptoms over time, and bring those to doc for analysis, physicals, tests as needed. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I am feeling a tingling sensation in my penis and anus especially prior to urinating. I recently had a physical with colonoscopy and everything was ok?

I am feeling a tingling sensation in my penis and anus especially prior to urinating. I recently had a physical with colonoscopy and everything was ok?

Prostate?: Could be prostate, passage of kidney stone, etc. Ride a bike? Pressure in/on the area/ nerves could cause. Any question, see md. ...Read more

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Have a tingling sensation in penis. Penis headwet with some transparent (slightcloudy)fluid which wet my pants. Frequent urge to urinate. No STDs

Have a tingling sensation in penis. Penis headwet with some transparent (slightcloudy)fluid which wet my pants. Frequent urge to urinate. No STDs

Need...: The described scenario still deserves an empirical rx as gono-/non-gono urethritis with Ceftriaxone 250 mg im x 1 plus doxycyline 100 mg orally twice daily x 7 days or. .. For detailed alternatives, ask doc. Of course, make sure the sexual partners are treated simultaneously. Note: many std-infected men or women have minimal or no symptom. So, practice safe 1-to-1 sex is important/essential. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis?

Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis?

Here are some...: More information besides both symptoms is required for providing accurate Dx. To be certain, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of both Sx & their related events to Doc for analysis + physical exam + timely tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx/care. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis?

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What can cause a tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis?

Here are some. ..: Feeling tingling at penile tip may result from local events such as urethritis or urethral stricture or far-sited events such as prostatitis, small stone in prostate urethra, or regional nerve disorders. But the combo of detailed history + physical exams + tests as needed will help sort the concerned things out effectively. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to define what it's and how to.. ...Read more

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I'm getting a weird tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis, is this bad?

I'm getting a weird tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis, is this bad?

No, but see someone: Not likely to be something life threatening but you should get a physical exam and some basic testing done by a urologist. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause a constant tingling/itchy/annoying feeling on the penis? Daily weird sensation. Not sure if it's just mental. Not diagnosed.

Can herpes cause a constant tingling/itchy/annoying feeling on the penis? Daily weird sensation. Not sure if it's just mental. Not diagnosed.

Not really: The symptoms of genital herpes only occur with an outbreak which should only last 5-7 days and are usually associated with small blisters that ulcerated and crust over. ...Read more

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Cluster of small clear bumps on penis forskin and shaft gives off a tingling sensation when they arrive?

Cluster of small clear bumps on penis forskin and shaft gives off a tingling sensation when they arrive?

Sounds like Herpes: You should be seen by a primary care provider for evaluation. A skin biopsy may be necessary, blood work can help too. Typically herpes is treated with oral antiviral pills- acyclovir, valacyclovir, etc. There is no cure, but it is treatable and controllable. A drug eruption is also possible at that location. ...Read more

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Hi, I've just turned 21 and had a really intense tingling sensation in my scrotum. The tip of my penis was really cold after. First time ive felt it.

Hi, I've just turned 21 and had a really intense tingling sensation in my scrotum. The tip of my penis was really cold after. First time ive felt it.

Tingling/paresthesia: A pinched nerve or nerve deprived of oxygen can result in a tingling, heat, or cold sensation. Competitive cyclists can have this happen to the pudendal nerve after prolonged cycling, causing scrotal/penile symptoms. Symptoms that can accompany this include inability to control the bowels and bladder. Recurrent tingling/cold feelings without clear reason would warrant getting seen in clinic. ...Read more

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Why I have a funny cold sensation on my penis pee hole and a tingling?

Why I have a funny cold sensation on my penis pee hole and a tingling?

I do not know: This type of feeling and symptoms would be best evaluated on a physical examination of the area and even some testing to put your mind at ease and rule out any sti's or skin infections, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Tightness inside of anus and tingling sensation on penis, Received unprotected oral last week, feel this when standing for a while, what could it be?

Tightness inside of anus and tingling sensation on penis, Received unprotected oral last week, feel this when standing for a while, what could it be?

Sounds like anxiety: This repeats an earlier question, this time with the new information about your sexual exposure. This makes me even more suspicious about genitally focused anxiety, i.e. heightened awareness of minor symptoms or normal sensations because of your concerns about the sexual exposure. No STD is likely, and of course you can't get an anal STD by this contact. But see a doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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During sexual intercourse I never feel an sensation or tingling, I feel nothing, I can feel the penis but that's all what could this be? Help me plz

During sexual intercourse I never feel an sensation or tingling, I feel nothing, I can feel the penis but that's all what could this be? Help me plz

Not sure understand: What are you thinking you are supposed to be feeling? Sexual intercourse & intimacy are very complicated both physiologically & psychologically, especially for women. Is this a new partner & things are different from before? Is this a first for you & you don't know what to expect? Have you been abused, perhaps to the point of sustaining trauma? Best to get an exam & talk in person to gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can Protopic be used on the Genitals: Foreskin, Shaft, Head of Penis? Is mild tingling sensation normal?

Can Protopic be used on the Genitals: Foreskin, Shaft, Head of Penis? Is mild tingling sensation normal?

For what?: It all depends on what type pf symptoms you are having. Probotic is usually prescribed for atopic dermatitis (eczema) which is mostly seen on other areas. If on perineal area usually happens on groin area. I would suggest you get evaluated first since this medication should not be used or used cautiously if there are other issues going on. See your doctor for exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Tingling/pricking sensation in penis after ejaculation, difficulty urinating on occasion.

Tingling/pricking sensation in penis after ejaculation, difficulty urinating on occasion.

Prostatitis: Also may see discoloration or blood stained semen (hematospermia). Usually I recommend antibiotic therapy, sits bath and frequent ejaculation until symptoms improve. ...Read more

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Can there be a link between a continual tingling sensation at the penis tip and the extreme stress I'm experiencing. It can't be a std?

Penile sensation: There are many reasons the tip of the penis can become sensitive. Although is is PROBABLY not due to an STD, you should be evaluated Nd an STD ruled out. It can be due to friction from your penis rubbing against your underwear. I wouldn't worry but you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in penis with freqnt urge to urinate. Penis head and foreskin wet with some sticky fluid which wets my pants. Feels to masturbate?

Tingling sensation in penis with freqnt urge to urinate. Penis head and foreskin wet with some sticky fluid which wets my pants. Feels to masturbate?

Need evaluation: Not sure what you are asking since ".Feels to masturbate"is not a complete sentence, but if you have urinary urgency with a sticky fluid emerging from your penis then you need to be seen, preferably by a urologist to rule out sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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Slight tingling sensation at tip of penis (inside) when urinating. I had unprotected oral, protected vaginal over a week ago. This Started yesterday?

Slight tingling sensation at tip of penis (inside) when urinating. I had unprotected oral, protected vaginal over a week ago. This Started yesterday?

Urethritis: You may get an STD from unprotected oral sex, GC and Chlamydia although it is usually a transfer to the Oral Cavity. The tingling and burning is suggestive of Urethritis. You need a swab of your Penis for GC and Chlamydia. You need empiric treatment with Rocephn. You need your partner to have an oral swab done for GC and Chlamydia. Doxycycline for a week and check VDRL for both ...Read more

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Reduced sensation in penis during erection. Doesn't get as erect as it used to. Tingling sensation in bum area. Increased flatulence.

Reduced sensation in penis during erection. Doesn't get as erect as it used to. Tingling sensation in bum area. Increased flatulence.

More info is needed: Despite age 18, your described change in penis and bum suggest a presence of some sort of nerve disorders - neuropathy, but certainly require more info + physical exam before deducing its possible cause. More flatulence could be related with some indigestion of certain foods you consumed. More and specific? Seek evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation at urethra opening, itchiness and burning, redness and sore on penis shaft?

Tingling sensation at urethra opening, itchiness and burning, redness and sore on penis shaft?

Evaluation needed: More information and history is needed for accurate diagnosis however symptoms may be sign of std. Prompt evaluation recommended along with appropriate precautions to avoid possible transmission. Depending on findings, evaluation of partner (s) may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a rash on my penis. It started a week ago after unprotected sex. I am uncircumsized and 19 years old. I talked to my partner and she said she was clean. 2 days after sex I started to get a tingling sensation. When I looked the next

I have what seems to be a rash on my penis. It started a week ago after unprotected sex. I am uncircumsized and 19 years old. I talked to my partner and she said she was clean. 2 days after sex I started to get a tingling sensation. When I looked the next

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Schedule an exam. Consider a healthtap virtual visit with an image of the rash if your comfortable ...Read more

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Can degenerative disc disease cause (nerve damage) lack of sensation in the legs or even tingling in the penis?

Can degenerative disc disease cause (nerve damage) lack of sensation in the legs or even tingling in the penis?

Maybe--see Dr: 42 isn't that old for DJD to be assumed to be the culprit, and prolonged symptoms may worsen or become irreversible--so see your dr or a neurologist (either for start--after mri, may meet spine surgeon)--asap. Penile issues are often sacral (2-3-4), which could be a stenosis problem? Need MRI to help identify. ...Read more