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My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

Here are some. ..: More specifics of your concerns would help make a more accurate Dx. So, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, possible tests, etc. So to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx. But, current limited info might suggest: recurrent chronic inflammation/infection of foreskin...See, Doc. ...Read more

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Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

Balanitis: Swelling/redness/creamy discharge of the head of the penis is likely due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Practicing proper hygiene will add in its prevention and possibly resolution. ...Read more

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A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should I worry?

A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should I worry?

Balanitis: Sounds like Balanitis. One can try some over the counter steroid and antifungal creams. You may have to get a prescription. Depending on your risk factors and the size of the 'bumps' one could consider herpes. ...Read more

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Itchiness and redness on my forehead and foreskin of penis. What is this? What can I do about it? Should I apply anything? Penis pic. As profile

Itchiness and redness on my forehead and foreskin of penis. What is this? What can I do about it? Should I apply anything? Penis pic. As profile

Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. When uncircumcised inflammation, called balanitis, is most common. Hygeine/steroid creams help. If you have started any new meds, it could be a fixed drug eruption. Stopping the meds helps, but it is a harmless event.
If it is growing in size and doesn't respond to the above in a week or two, I recommend a urological evaluation. ...Read more

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Shaft of penis became very dry/red/itchy. This spread and now there is significant redness under my foreskin with light itch. Hydrocortisone time?

Shaft of penis became very dry/red/itchy. This spread and now there is significant redness under my foreskin with light itch. Hydrocortisone time?

Hard to say: The best approach is finding out what might have caused the problem in the first place. On the other hand, there is little hard in trying topical hydrocortisone for 2-3 days. If problem persists or gets worse, see your doctor. (? latex allergy from condom) ...Read more

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My foreskin became itchy and red, now when I get an erection it has become tight to pull back?

Phimosis/Balanitis: A fungal balanitis can cause itching and redness and if recurrent - can lead to phimosis (tightening of foreskin). Suggest check your blood sugar as it is often seen in Diabetes. Treatment includes topical anti fungal with stat fluconazole. Will need urology consult for circumcision. ...Read more

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The foreskin around the tip my penis gets itchy sometimes and also a bit red. Can tell me what medication is required to make good again?

Rash On Glans: Rash on glans is called balanitis. Causes can be bacteria, yeast, irritation, harsh soaps, or poor hygiene. You can try otc Hydrocortisone like cortisone 10. If this is not effective you must see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best cream to apply for foreskin infection. Foreskin has turn red, itchy, after I had a sex 5 month earlier and it is diffult to retract?

What is the best cream to apply for foreskin infection. Foreskin has turn red, itchy, after I had a sex 5 month earlier and it is diffult to retract?

? Yeast infection: May need to use anti fungal to treat. Inability to retract could lead to continued problems keeping clean and persistent infections. Consider getting a circumcision. ...Read more

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Tip of my penis is red, itchy and stings on occasion. It just recently started within the last week. Also it stings when I pull back the foreskin?

Penis: Stings and is itchy. You MAY have an infection and need to see your doctor. Stinging when pulling back foreskin suggests this or too tight foreskin. Please see doc who will diagnose and treat accordingly. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I Pull Back On My Penis Foreskin, There's A Red Itchy Stinging Spot, and clear ish liquid on it.

Need more info...: For a 21-y-o gentleman, most likely this spot is long foreskin-related. So, keep up local hygiene, watch, and see if it will resolve timely since herpes-related blisters are multiple at the same site if recurring. However, in reality, it is hard to give a right diagnosis for right care without a direct look at it. How to? Follow steps in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Under foreskin is red all the way around very itchy and I have white bumps under the head of my penis help.

Balanitis: Balanitis is usually caused by poor hygiene in uncircumcised men. Other possible causes include:
diseases such as reactive arthritis and lichen sclerosis et atrophicus,
infection,
harsh soaps,
not rinsing soap off properly while bathing,
uncontrolled diabetes,
trauma and irritation. ...Read more

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I have red dots on head of penis and the skin under my foreskin is peeling and leaving cuts. And it only itchy where the cuts are and peeling?

I have red dots on head of penis and the skin under my foreskin is peeling and leaving cuts. And it only itchy where the cuts are and peeling?

Irritation or Yeast: An irritant dermatitis or localized yeast or fungal infection can cause rashes in this area. See a physician for evaluation and prescriptions to treat this. ...Read more

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2 days after unprotected sex I found 3 red bumps with white top on shaft 1 inch from foreskin equally distributed on the circ. Not itchy and no pus.

2 days after unprotected sex I found 3 red bumps with white top on shaft 1 inch from foreskin equally distributed on the circ. Not itchy and no pus.

Possible STI: If this appeared after having intercourse it could be a sexually transmitted infection so you would need to be checked and possibly tested in order to receive treatment. If the lesions are painful it could be herpes but like I said, we would need to look at it in order to give you a better answer. Make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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I recently stayed at a hotel and the next day got a rash on my foreskin it's red, itchy and slightly raised. .. I'm sexually active and never had this?

Phimosis: Due to urine fermenting under foreskin. Castellani solution is most effective remedy. In the shower rinse under the skin. After passing urine always blot away the last drop with bathroom paper. OTC clotrimazole, miconazole, or ketoconazole cream may help. If it persists more than a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi I not long ago had a bath and I pulled my foreskin back and there was red blotches under it and on the end of my penis as well and its really itchy?

Hi I not long ago had a bath and I pulled my foreskin back and there was red blotches under it and on the end of my penis as well and its really itchy?

Several Possbilities: Could be contact dermatitis from urine. Could be a bacterial infection. Could be a sexually transmitted disease such has herpes. Could be a fungal infection. You probably need to have someone look at it. ...Read more

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Red rashes on glans penis and inside foreskin. Red patches and itchy. I live in a hostel.

Balanitis, phimosis: This is due to a tiny amount of URINE trapped under the foreskin. Yeasts and smegma bacteria ferment the urine into irritating products. Circumcision is a quick and easy cure. Castellani solution is very effective. Always hold back the foreskin during urination and hold back for a minute after. After urinating rinse off or blot with a tissue. ...Read more

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What's the problem if, after lots of sex I have red and white spots under my foreskin (uncircumcised) and an itchy and red penis?

What's the problem if, after lots of sex I have red and white spots under my foreskin (uncircumcised) and an itchy and red penis?

Irritation: Friction from repeated movement and rubbing of the skin of the penis can cause redness and soreness --- another factor could be sensitivity to vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

Here are some. ..: More specifics of your concerns would help make a more accurate Dx. So, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, possible tests, etc. So to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx. But, current limited info might suggest: recurrent chronic inflammation/infection of foreskin...See, Doc. ...Read more

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After I had sex with my gf my head of my penis got red and sore and itchy and was getting white stuff around it also my foreskin became very tigh?

After I had sex with my gf my head of my penis got red and sore and itchy and was getting white stuff around it also my foreskin became very tigh?

Probably yeast: Yeast infections can be sexually transmitted. However women vertually never get a yeast infection from sex. Hope u can retract the forskin bacause you will need some antifungal cream for head of penis. Will possibly need to take anoral antifungal if foreskin is too tight to retract. Should consult urologist if foreskin remains tight. ...Read more

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I have itchy red skin around penis and sometimes there is white stuff coming out under the foreskin. I'm cant visite a doctor because im not home. : (?

I have itchy red skin around penis and sometimes there is white stuff coming out under the foreskin. I'm cant visite a doctor because im not home. : (?

Possible fungal..: This might be associated with a fungal infection although other possibilities should be considered as well. For the moment since you are unable to be seen by a doctor, you may get over the counter clotrimazole and apply it for a few days. If not better you should make the best effort, if possible, to get checked for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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Inside of my foreskin is red and itchy. Sometimes there is some yellowish white substance is coming out o fit. I am using clotrimazole cream and still it is itchy. Sometimes the tip of the penis becomes red. Tip of the penis is very dry and pains while str

You: You should have this examined by your primary care doctor and - if they think you need a specialist evaluation - possibly by a urologist. It may be that you have inflammation or infection in the foreskin, and that can lead to difficult pulling back the foreskin, a condition called phimosis. A red lesion on the foreskin or head of the penis could potentially be something more concerning like bowens' disease of the penis, so you should have it inspected. ...Read more

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Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more

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I have small red bumps/spots on foreskin it is neither irritable or itchy and and 99% sure its not a a STD help?

Cannot: You need to have this seen by a doctor, particularly since that 1% uncertainty has the potential to cause serious harm. Go get seen and tested. ...Read more

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I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

Pearly penile papule: Most common around the corona of the penis are pearly penile papules. They are common and harmless and are not contagious, nor do they require any treatment whatsoever. Obviously, I cannot diagnose you without a proper examination but this may be what you describe. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a red itchy rash under his foreskin. I don't have hiv/std, we haven't had sex but we've done foreplay. We don't know what it is, help?

Likely yeast: From the location and description, it is probably a yeast / fungal infection. Topical antifungal to start and dr visit if it worsens or does not improve after a few days. Condoms to prevent transmission (and pregnancy). ...Read more

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I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

Pimples in glands: Direct clinical examination is required. A red bump is an infection, ANT may be required.
A plain pimple, is usually present in 10-20 % of the male population, sometimes 2-4 may be present.
They require no treatment. Some patients however, may request therapy to alleviate anxiety or for aesthetic reasons. Ablation using carbon dioxide laser, ...Read more

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What is causing my itchy foreskin?

Smegma, yeast, germs: Smegma, which is comprised shed skin epithelial cells, oily sebacaceous secretions & moisture, is most common cause of foreskin itching. Some kinds of skin bacteria thrive & multiply in smegma. Yeast infections can also be very itchy. More likely to itch if foreskin is tight & prevents satisfactory hygeine by washing. Some stds, allergy to latex condoms & vaginal secretions can all cause itching. ...Read more