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Intermittent Penile Rash
See your doctor: Just because a rash is located in the penile area does not mean the end of the world! Fear of the unknown is worst than simply having it checked out by your physician. It could just be a simple rash. Have it checked out anyway for reassurance. And get treated early if absolutely necessary! ...Read more
Penile rash: Skin condition involving texture or color of skin on male genitalia ...Read more
Two dermatologists: If the opinions of two separate dermatologists in separate clinics are the same, then the diagnosis is pretty certain. If still worried, one can see a third dermatologist in another clinic, or get some type of skin biopsy through one of the dermatologists. That means one should have ppo insurance or better, which allows one to have a larger choice of doctors to go to for second or third opinions. ...Read more
It depends on the: Cause of the rash. Please consider seeing a dermatologist for eval. ...Read more
Possible yeast: You could have a candidal infection that could be helped via otc creams. Ie lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Possible a contact dermatitis due to condom. If using and no response to above consider stop using and try otc Hydrocortisone cream. May need to see pcp if persists. ...Read more
Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.
May not be STD: Since most STD's would cause irritation or itching, your penile rash may be due to some other cause. Pl get it checked for a definitive diagnosis. Feel better ...Read more
No: Have the rash evaluated first before resuming sexual relations. ...Read more
I went tanning about 8 months ago and have had a rash on penis since, is it possible to get penile cancer from tanning 1 time?
NO: Don't worry you will not get penile cancer, so many other factors involved to get one, age (not at 25), personal hygiene, not cleaning fore skin, exposure to carcinogens like chimney sweeping etc, uncommon in western world, you rash may some allergic reaction from detergents, under wear go and see your doctor and keep you mind at ease. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Do: improve topical hygiene by gentle cleansing and drying, especially related with long/tight foreskin; judicously apply topical antifungal cream with or without steroid once daily for not more than 1 week. If frequently recurred and related with long foreskin, circumcision is the choice of long-term care. If still in doubt, ask Doc. Best wish. .. ...Read more
See answer: A penile rash is not an emergency, but it may be a sign of a disease that can be transmitted to others so for any skin rash that you cannot explain, you should see your doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Possible causes include an STD, yeast/fungal infection, contact dermatitis (sensitivity to a chemical or irritant), allergic reaction, psoriasis, and eczema. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more
There is no: Way to tell through the internet as we can't look at the problem. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
Skin irritation: Usually, these rashes occur from local irritation. A type of diaper rash can occur if the penile skin is exposed to the moisture and abrasion of wet underwear. More rarely, allergic reactions that present in the skin are sometimes seen in the groin. Try to keep the area clean and dry with nightly sitz baths. ...Read more
Rash: Ok! This is incomplete info to make any kind of guess. Is it pustular rash or just macular? For how long? Age of male? Sexually active male? Itchy? Discharge? Need all this--- to give you an educated differential. For exact diagnosis, need to see the rash. Consult with your md. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: Have it evaluated and finding out the cause. ...Read more
Hi Doc, I had protected sex I developed a dry rash on penis now it's very sensitive on both side of my shaft what can it be?
Recommendation: You definitely need to make appointment with a doctor for evaluation of this rash ASAP. It impossible to make decision without seeing it. ...Read more
Hi, I have a small rash on Penis. I've had it before from water from shower while on holiday. I had cream that worked great but I forgot name? Lee
Infection of...: Some sort. You'll need to be evaluated by a urologist to sort this out. ...Read more
See your doctor: Any rash on the penis needs to be seen to be diagnosed, and can be due to a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Yes, it's possible and especially at the deep skin folds like the areas in the groin or armpits; for the penis, it is long foreskin. But heat rash may occur on certain spots of the flat skin surface and may vary among individuals, depending on age, etc. If more doubt, see a pro-inspection and counseling timely. ...Read more