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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I have a rash that itches on the head of my penis ?

I have a rash that itches on the head of my penis ?

May be infection: Possible yeast see a urologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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See info: I am a 19 year old male. Recently, I have felt an itching inside the head of my penis. I have only had protected sex with my girlfriend, and the last time we had sex was about 4 months ago. We have both been faithful, so I do not see how this co

See info: I am a 19 year old male. Recently, I have felt an itching inside the head of my penis. I have only had protected sex with my girlfriend, and the last time we had sex was about 4 months ago. We have both been faithful, so I do not see how this co

Although : Although not a classic presentation. Jock itch (yeast infection) can present this way. You should try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole twice a day for about a week or so. If this does not work you should see your doctor for a complete medical evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary. ...Read more

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I have a slight itching on my penis head with the head being also sensitive to touch & uncomfortable.I was treated 4 a UTI on Thursday & I'm a virgin?

I have a slight itching on my penis head with the head being also sensitive to touch & uncomfortable.I was treated 4 a UTI on Thursday & I'm a virgin?

Urethral stricture?: If you're the same 19 year old from Japan who asked a similar question, including pus dripping from penis, you can ignore my suspicion of STD . But only if it is true you are a virgin, including no oral sex. At your age, UTI or urethral discharge suggests infection due to an anatomic abnormality of the urinary tract, such as restricted urine passage or stone. See a urologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a slight itching on my penis head with the head being also sensitive to touch & uncomfortable. I was treated for a UTI on Thursday using amoxcillin and something else in a drip for 3 days... Most of my symptoms were done except for a pus discharge

I have a slight itching on my penis head with the head being also sensitive to touch &  uncomfortable. I was treated for a UTI on Thursday using amoxcillin and something else in a drip for 3 days... Most of my symptoms were done except for a pus discharge

Probable STD: "Pus discharge" from the penis is almost always due to STD, such as gonorrhea, nongonococcal urethritis, or chlamydia. True UTI is rare in men your age, but many doctors don't understand and misdiagnose urethritis as UTI. I suggest stop all current treatment and see an infection or STD specialist. (In Japan, most STD specialists are urologists.) Your sex partner(s) also must be checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi doctor i have slight itching on my penis head and foreskin for past few days. is that serious or it will be just urinal infection.

Hi doctor i have slight itching on my penis head and foreskin for past few days. is that serious or it will be just urinal infection.

Here are some ...: Key points of topical care include: keep the concerned area dry and clean with air ventilation as much as possible, use gentle soap lightly for cleansing, avoid physical over-stimulation such rough masturbation, judicious use of topical antifungal cream with/without steroid 1-2 times daily, etc. Of course, low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession is foundation for healthcare. ...Read more