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2.5 yr old has an inflamed penis, hurts while peeing. Tried lotrimin, (clotrimazole) antibiotic ointment and hydrocortizen but no help. Drs. not worried enough. Help?
Few possibilities: Inflammation of the penis can be related to conditions such as balanitis (swelling of the head of the penis) balanoposthitis (inflammation of foreskin and head of penis in uncircumcised males). It also can be due to urethral irritation or infection. Pain with urination should be evaluated to rule out urinary tract infection. Further evaluation by a physician is needed. ...Read more
One boy i care for constantly has an inflamed red penis. Two years old and uncircumsised. What can cause this?
Infection/irritation: Infection or irritation can both trigger an angry red penis in a 2yr old. It is difficult to advise you without examining the toddler; this requires a "hands on" evaluation to determine the cause then the proper intervention. Call the mother & tell her that you will go with her to see the boy's pediatrician if she is embarrassed or unsure of herself. The child may need antibiotics or minor surgery. ...Read more
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
Balanitis or: paraphimosis are inflammations of the penis head. Paraphimosis only occurs in uncircumsized boys when a tight foreskin is caught behind a swollen glans. Balanitis can be caused by friction, poor hygiene, or allergies to laundry detergent in the non-sexually active man. You can send a direct private message to a HealthTap doctor if you want more specific advice of what to do next. ...Read more
Warm soaks, soak in: tub. By your question, it sounds like you've been examined and had your urine tested; if not, you should. Hold off on masturbating and sexual activity to allow any irritation to heal. If you're using condoms, consider changing to a different brand, latex-free. Contact your doctor again if you've done all of this and are still not better. ...Read more
I have developed diabetes and my penis hurts a lot and I have red inflamed skin on my penis below the head of the penis...What is probably going on?
My vagina is burning extreamly bad and i have alot of inflamation in my vagina and My boyfriends penis is inflamed and is really red.
Painful: This sounds very painful. Initial thought is yeast infection, as that can cause pain and inflammation. Of course want to rule out any STDs as well. You should avoid intercourse until you have an answer. In the meantime, make an appointment to make sure you get evaluated for STD, but also, before that appt, can try OTC anti-fungal like 5 or 7-day monistat or generic equivalent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The piece of skin connecting the foreskin to the head of the penis is inflamed, "buldging" and is uncomfortable after sex. Anything to worry about?
Probably not.: Most often this is a friction issue. But if it persists for more than a day or two, or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more
Diseases and infxn: Psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus/sclerosis, skin cancers are example of diseases coming from your body. Fungal infection/balanititis, herpes, warts, syphilis are examples of infectious processes your have aquired somewhere/somehow. It is difficult to tell what you have based on your question. I recommend getting it checked out by your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Have dermatitis on my genital area... Bottom...anus..penis..gets inflamed when I sit on a hard chair... Or after sex...how to get it treated??
There are many cause: of rashes in the genital areas, but you really need to see a board certified dermatologist for work up and prescriptions based on the cause ...Read more
Went 2 ER 4 inflamed testicle pain and swollen lymph nodes in my leg i had an ultrasound they said i had epididymitis now my penis is inflamed?
Went 2 ER 4 inflamed testicle pain groin, and swollen lymph nodes in my leg i had an ultrasound they said i had epididymitis now my penis is inflamed ?
Reevaluation: You should be on antibiotics. If you are and you are getting worse so that the infection has spread to your penis, then you need to be evaluated. Inflammation of the skin is termed cellulitis, and should be controlled as soon as possible. Go back to the er first since they will be able to document any changes and contact an appropriate specialist. ...Read more
Two : The two most common reasons for this are related to urinary infection issues or to local trauma, typically from sexual activity. Check with your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
Hey doc i have a bump on my penis with white in the middle and its inflamed its been there for more than 6 months and it started with a bump and?
Need more info: Could be warts or a lingering infection. If it bothers you you should get it looked at. ...Read more