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Itching inside penis I am 22. Not sexually active. I have recently noticed that there is an itching on the inside of my penis. There is no puss or unusual discharge and no smell or discoloration. It just itches. I only notice it if I think about it. I've

Itching inside penis I am 22. Not sexually active. I have recently noticed that there is an itching on the inside of my penis. There is no puss or unusual discharge and no smell or discoloration. It just itches. I only notice it if I think about it. I've

A: A urinary tract infection (UTI) needs to be ruled out. A visit with your primary care provider will likely include an exam and testing. A urine sample will be sent for analysis and culture. On the other hand and allergic cause should also be considered. Are you using any new soaps or lotions on your penis? In the meantime you can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and monitor for relief prior to visiting your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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I have itching on penis skin, what can I do for relief?

I have itching on penis skin, what can I do for relief?

Here are some. ..: Try applying topical steroid cream (05-1% hydrocortisone) lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. If not improved, see Doc. Meanwhile, collect the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of the concerned symptoms over time at the time seeing a Doc who will reveiw & analyze them, do physicals, etc. So to confirm Dx for better Rx and outcome. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itching around penis area?

How to get rid of itching around penis area?

Good hygiene: Itching in this area is usually from irritation from things such as heat or fungal infection. Keep this area clean and dry. If there are other findings such as redness, discharge, etc., then see your physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itching around penis area?

How to get rid of itching around penis area?

Good hygiene: Itching in this area is usually from irritation from things such as heat or fungal infection. Keep this area clean and dry. If there are other findings such as redness, discharge, etc., then see your physician. ...Read more

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Itching on penis, should I see dermatologist?

Itching on penis, should I see dermatologist?

Yes: I would see a dermatologist who can hopefully make a diagnosis and give you a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Itching on penis on the real. (inner) skin....? Serious? Medicine? M 18 year old boy....

Itching on penis on the real. (inner) skin....? Serious? Medicine? M 18 year old boy....

Itch Penis Rash: Itching inside the penis, on the hood or around it, probably candida. Diagnosis, balano-posthitis. Nothing serious. Shall get better, after being seen & confirmed diagnosis. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have had smegma build up and itching on penis? The itching only on underside of foreskin?

What do I do if I have had smegma build up and itching on penis? The itching only on underside of foreskin?

Smegma irritation: Build up of smegma indicates poor penile hygiene. Combination of smegma & sweat or urine is very irritation to delicate inner foreskin. Suggest you retract foreskin & wash penile glans & inner foreskin once or twice a day with bland soap. That will take take care of your problem. Otherwise you can always get a circumcision & penis will self clean when you shower or from rubbing against underpants. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I have had smegma build up and itching on penis. The itching only on underside of foreskin?

Can you tell me reasons why I have had smegma build up and itching on penis. The itching only on underside of foreskin?

Because of foreskin: Rate of production varies from man to man. Will be more if u have rapid turnover of surface skin cells ;/or produce more sebaceous material than others or sweat a lot. Just retract forekin every time you urinate ; when u shower ; wash penis twice a day if necessary. ...Read more

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Having itching on penis tip, took FAS 3 kit. But still persists?

Having itching on penis tip, took FAS 3 kit. But still persists?

Itching penis: Itching on the penis could be a sign of psoriasis or eczema. It can be a sign of infection as well.

There are safe steroid creams for the common age related rashes known as psoriasis and eczema. But a health care provider may need to determine what is truly causing this symptom before offering the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itching under penis then one pimple filled with white puss appeared? What could it be?

Itching under penis then one pimple filled with white puss appeared? What could it be?

Here are some...: Not seeing such lesion, it's hard to offer right Dx although clinically, according to what described, such lesion most likely represents an infected sebaceous gland (hair follicle-related) like a facial acne. More? Have pro-evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also. Wht is it....?

Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also. Wht is it....?

Infection likely: Boils, anal fistula, ; pilonidal cysts can occur in area between anal opening ; genitalia ; often are painful, red, swollen and drain pus or foul smelling material. Soaking in tub with warm water with or without epsom salt may provide some relief if a boil or pilonidal cyst but both usually require antibiotics. A fistula usually requires surgery ; antibiotics. An exam of area is recommended. ...Read more

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How to get rid of genital itching without having pills? (itching around penis area)

How to get rid of genital itching without having pills? (itching around penis area)

Genital itch: This may be a minor irritation or something more significant. Try using zinc oxide 40% each night after bathing on skin in area of itching. If this does not clear the condition then call your doctor to be examined. ...Read more

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I have severe external vaginal itching and feel like it is scratched no smell/discharge. Burns when I pee & makes itch worse. Bf now has itch on penis?

Yeast: Most likely a yeast infection, even if you have no discharge, but there are other possible causes, so see your doctor for an exam & cultures (if needed). And make sure your bf gets treated as well; otherwise he will just pass it back to you after you get rid of it. ...Read more

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Itching on penis a little swelling dry cough after having unprotected sex a day later. No discharge or burning sensation when urinating. Any advice?

It could just be: Penile irritation or dermatitis from sexual activity. See your dr regarding your chest pain to be sure it's not heart related. It could just be musculoskeletal or pleurisy/ inflamed linings of lung. Cut down on smoking or better yet, quit! Have fun & best wishes! ...Read more

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What does a low grade penile fungal infection look like and doesn't it along with dermatitis always have to cause itching on penis?

Penis fungus: It may be candida or another fungal infection its probably more prevalent in uncircumcized or those with diabetes or just increase in groin moisture but it may itch or burn be red or have a thind discharge see a doctor or urologist. ...Read more

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I have jock itches under my penis what to do with it?

I have jock itches under my penis what to do with it?

See remark: Clean area well, then apply an anti-fungal cream to area
twice a day. You can obtain the cream from local drug store. If they don't have anything over the counter they must have a talc for this purpose.
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What leads to the itching on my penis?

What leads to the itching on my penis?

Here are some...: The most common causes for itchiness are eczema of various types, psoriasis, lichen-related skin disorders, allergic dermatitis, etc. Nonetheless, direct look at the lesions is required for confirmation after more detailed history. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain insight on how to work with doc so to reach Dx for Rx. ...Read more

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Harch itching near mu penis part. Either due to wearing pant for whole day. Tell any ointment or powder or medicine? .

Harch itching near mu penis part. Either due to wearing pant for whole day. Tell any ointment or powder or medicine? .

Groin Rash: You most likely have an intertrigo. Try otc Hydrocortisone cream twice a day for 5-7 days and if that is not effective see your local dermatologist. ...Read more

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Help please! Could ciprofloxacin cure itching in the penis?

Probably not: Need to find out the cause of itching, fungal (candida) infection can do that if the itching in on the shaft of glans penis. ...Read more

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How worried should I be if I got mild itching on my penis after unprotected sex about a week ago?

How worried should I be if I got mild itching on my penis after unprotected sex about a week ago?

STDs/STIs: Engaging in unprotected sex puts both partners at risk for both pregnancy & sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs), so if you've noticed anything out of the ordinary, you need to get checked out. While you're at it, ask about getting HPV vaccine to prevent certain cancers and genital warts. ...Read more

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I am feeling itching in my penis with little pain and also seen some white particles inside the skin of penis?

I am feeling itching in my penis with little pain and also seen some white particles inside the skin of penis?

See a doctor: To be certain, have these examined by an expert. But that being said it is probable that these are cysts or oil gland collections and not hpv. Without seeing these cannot be sure of anything, so go and get seen. ...Read more

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Hello sir, it's itching around my penis for past few days and the itching is unbearable. What can I do to get rid of this problem? Thank You!

Hello sir, it's itching around my penis for past few days and the itching is unbearable. What can I do to get rid of this problem? Thank You!

You may have: Pubic lice. These are tiny mites that live on the pubic hair and are easily passed person to person. Go get checked. If positive, you must notify all sexual contacts. ...Read more

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10 days since getting unprotected blowjob. Itching/sensation in penis since next morning. Tested negative for gonorehea, chlymadia. Could it be herpes?

10 days since getting unprotected blowjob. Itching/sensation in penis since next morning. Tested negative for gonorehea, chlymadia. Could it be herpes?

Irritation: If you haven't had sexual intercourse and have an irritation after oral sex only, you may have an infection form mouth bacteria. It would be unusual to contract herpes genitalis (HSV2) from oral secretions. If still irritated get a urine analysis and culture. ...Read more