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What causes an itchy penis ?

What causes an itchy penis ?

A rash, fungus: A rash caused by a fungus may be hard to see at first, but it can cause itching. So can residue left in your underclothes from the dryer or washing machine. If the problem does not resolve, then its time to go see your family doctor! ...Read more

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Itching (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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My friend has an itchy penis?

My friend has an itchy penis?

I don't know how to: say this without sounding glib, but I will anyway. Then scratch it. Seriously if it has a rash he needs to be seen. If there is no rash it may just be from sweat or hygiene, in which case he needs a shower. ...Read more

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Why would be the cause of a itchy penis ?

Why would be the cause of a itchy penis ?

Allergy, infection: need to see doc to be evaluated, esp if not getting any better. ...Read more

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Itchy penis in the urine pipeline?

Itchy penis in the urine pipeline?

Itch: I would have a urinalysis done and see a urologist if you could to rule out other infections which cause itching. ...Read more

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Itchy penis the night of masturbation?

Itchy penis the night of masturbation?

An unwanted itch: I will assume that you mean an itch inside the urethra....Correct? This could be caused by the acidity of the semen; it could be a reaction to any lubricant you used. Without more detail it may be hard to anticipate if this is a post exposure itch from a previous sexual encounter. But, if you are on your own then there is nothing to really worry about. ...Read more

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How can I cure an itchy penis and rash?

How can I cure an itchy penis and rash?

See your doctor: A rash in the genitals or on the penis can be one of several things that would all be treated differently. Things like a yeast infection, psoriasis, lichen planus, zoon's balanitis, skin cancer, or a fixed drug reaction can all occur in this location and would require vastly different treatment. See your doctor for sure on this one. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to treat an itchy penis or jock itch?

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Can you tell me how to treat an itchy penis or jock itch?

Here are...: Here are: keep the concerned areas open to air-ventilation, clean ; dry "areas" with gentle soap, timely ; thinly apply anti-fungal/antibacterial with or without steroid cream. In short, good hygiene with /without circumcision for long tight foreskin and weight loss for obesity are timely important. ...Read more

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Urethra feels itchy penis hole is stinging what could I be I'm a virgin ?

Urethra feels itchy penis hole is stinging what could I be I'm a virgin ?

Infection?: Could be a few things like yeast infection a urinary track infection or perhaps just dehydrated see your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more

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My 13yr old son woke up yesterday to a swollen and itchy penis. What could this be. He is not sexually active?

My 13yr old son woke up yesterday to a swollen and itchy penis. What could this be. He is not sexually active?

Bug bites: I find the more common cause of this is bug bites.In my local this is often chiggers, but other bugs can also do it.An occasional case of poison ivy also presents this way.Local application of a weak steroid cream can reduce the itching and the process fades in a few days. Poor hygeine/masterbation are less common. ...Read more

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Both me and boyfriend had sexy right after treatment. Now I have brown discharge and he had itchy penis at the tip. Are we infected again?

Both me and boyfriend had sexy right after treatment. Now I have brown discharge and he had itchy penis at the tip. Are we infected again?

Possibly: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

Rash GU: For the itchy rash on penis/testicles usually common from sweating use: Hydrocortisone 1% OTC alternated with Clotrimazole (Lotrimin 1% cream) OTC twice a day until rash gone. When home, no tight clothing. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex, got an itchy penis now and small white headed spots under my foreskin. We're both clean of stds. What's this?

Had unprotected sex, got an itchy penis now and small white headed spots under my foreskin. We're both clean of stds. What's this?

Yeast infection?: I would consider a monilial infection on the top of the list. Ask your partner if she (assuming heretosexual) has a yeast infection. If so, both of you need to be treated. ...Read more

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My foreskin is extremely itchy, penis feels sore, particularly at tip. No rash, sores etc. should I be concerned about an std?

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My foreskin is extremely itchy, penis feels sore, particularly at tip. No rash, sores etc. should I be concerned about an std?

Need more info...: Your described info are not enough to deduce a sure diagnosis. But a good care for your concerns can be done by following instructions described in https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with the doctor so to reach right diagnosis for right care. More? Contact me if possible so I may help clarify what you may have now. ...Read more

Penile Itching (Definition)

Unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin on ...Read more