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I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

?yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis(balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

Get checked: Although it could be something as simple as just irritation, you don't need to be able to see an std on your partner for them to have one and give it to you. Play this one safe and let your doctor see it this week. ...Read more

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Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?

Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?

Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Head of penis is itchy red and sensative outer area of penis gland burns when comes in contact with urine

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...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.

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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My boyfriend has a reddish rash around the underside of the head of his penis. It is red and itchy and sometimes has a whitish discharge?

My boyfriend has a reddish rash around the underside of the head of his penis. It is red and itchy and sometimes has a whitish discharge?

Likely yeast: Sounds like a yeast infection. Needs treated to stop white discharge and for skin to heal. Heavy ointment like desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) may help improve situation quicker, but "standard" answer is antifungal ointment, couple times/day, likely for 2-6 weeks. Without getting evicted or arrested--"air time" will help some in drying & healing skin + make it inhospitable for yeast. Go condoms--no need to share yeast. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a red area that is mildly itchy and has 3 tiny red spots (not bumpy) close to the area on the head of my penis, any idea what it is?

Hi, I have a red area that is mildly itchy and has 3 tiny red spots (not bumpy) close to the area on the head of my penis, any idea what it is?

It depends to your: history. It could be a lot of things and difficult to tell . Having said that since itch involved , i would think a some sort of yeast infection. Genital herpes can also itch and may resembles to your description. History , exam and std tests are essential to make a diagnosis. See a dermatologist or urologist or family doctor. If you want someting to be told online shoot me a digital picture. ...Read more

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Hi there, Just last week I has some small red circular areas break out on the head of my penis. The are not itchy or sore in any way they. Need Help.

Hi there, Just last week I has some small red circular areas break out on the head of my penis. The are not itchy or sore in any way they. Need Help.

Here are some ...: Without a direct look after detailed Hx, it's hard to come up a right Dx. However, clinically, such skin change is highly likely related with poor hygiene with long foreskin, and sexual intercourse. A combo of Hx stressing the features & sequence of events over time + physical exam + tests (rarely needed for such) will bring about a right diagnosis for reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling. Best wish... ...Read more

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