Top 20 Doctor insights on: Irritation under head of penis

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What can I use to relieve skin irritation under head of penis due to excessive masturbation?

What can I use to relieve skin irritation under head of penis due to excessive masturbation?

Penis irritation: Abrasions to the penis from friction can be treated with topical cortisone and neosporin ointment. ...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?

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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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I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?

I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?

A lentigine?: What you described seems suggestive of harmless hyperpigmented macule, called lentigine, which is commonly seen in the penis or elsewhere on the body, is entirely benign, and needs no Rx. So, just watch it for next one year to see any change in its size, color, or level; if unchanged, that it is and is innate. Of course, if still in doubt, see Doc timely. Best wish... ...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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For 1 wk I have had a small pimple/white head surrounded by oval patch of pale skin on the shaft of my penis, no pain, itching, or irritation.

For 1 wk I have had a small pimple/white head surrounded by oval patch of pale skin on the shaft of my penis, no pain, itching, or irritation.

HPV: Could possibly be a genital wart, it's best to see a picture or see a physician to diagnose the condition. It can be treated by cutting it, applying medicine topically or even freezing it. ...Read more

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Bubble under hole on penis head? No pain or irritation not that big but curious to know what it is its like a fire ant bite but no pain is noticeable

Bubble under hole on penis head? No pain or irritation not that big but curious to know what it is its like a fire ant bite but no pain is noticeable

Epidermoid Cyst: Epidermoid cysts are the most common type of skin cyst. They can occur anywhere on the body but tend to occur more on the face or upper trunk. The only treatment is surgical excision. Since I cannot see the lesion, see your dermatologist for a disgnosis. ...Read more

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Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx; but the described quiescence most likely support its harmlessness. So, just watch and see, and don't pick on it. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html will help get the healthcare done correctly as needed. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can use of Monistat topically in men, on the head of the penis, cause burning sensation/skin sensitivity and urethral irritation?

Can use of Monistat topically in men, on the head of the penis, cause burning sensation/skin sensitivity and urethral irritation?

Yes you can it: Is only the same medicine as in some antifungal creams that you would put on your skin. However, if the Monistat does not work then you need to get to a healthcare provider to get checked for infection like from a STD. It is unusual for men to get yeast infections. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Noticed brown shiny spot on penis head. 2 DRs say irritation frm wiping frm mastrbating. 1 sex partner. No pain/puss. HPV or Herpes? How to cure it?

Noticed brown shiny spot on penis head. 2 DRs say irritation frm wiping frm mastrbating. 1 sex partner. No pain/puss. HPV or Herpes? How to cure it?

Probably not serious: For sure this isn't herpes. I suppose it could be HPV, but a new HPV lesion would be rare at your age of 39. There are many possibilities, and the large majority of skin problems of teh penis are not STDs and aren't serious. Since two doctors apparently aren't certain, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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Can you put neosporin plus pain relief (pramoxine hydrochloride and polymyxin B sulfate) on penis head for irritation?

Can you put neosporin plus pain relief (pramoxine hydrochloride and polymyxin B sulfate) on penis head for irritation?

Should you: One can of course apply any cream anywhere, however should one do that one may worsen the irritation by treating a symptom instead of a cause. Rather see a doctor who will help with a diagnosis and treat or refer you appropriately. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Partial ring of red skin just below the head of my penis. It doesn't itch or hurt at all. No stds. I'm circumsized. Irritation from masturbation? Other?

Partial ring of red skin just below the head of my penis. It doesn't itch or hurt at all. No stds. I'm circumsized. Irritation from masturbation? Other?

Foreskin Foresight: That's probably the margin where the foreskin was removed during your briss...mazel tov...So any kind of repeated friction could irritate that area. Yes possibly from masturbation, rough sex, a bottle of herring, an empty milk bottle, a sock, a baseball mitt or even a piece of liver (just ask Portnoy).I wouldn't worry too much unless it gets infected & hurts a lot. In that case, I'd lay off the herring. ...Read more