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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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33 m married recently.Red colored skin rash on penis head, no itching/irritation.Wife is recently diagnosd with yeast infectn.Hv'nt had unprotected sex?

33 m married recently.Red colored skin rash on penis head, no itching/irritation.Wife is recently diagnosd with yeast infectn.Hv'nt had unprotected sex?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! regards and happy honeymoon ! ...Read more

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Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.

Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.

May not be STD: Since most STD's would cause irritation or itching, your penile rash may be due to some other cause. Pl get it checked for a definitive diagnosis. Feel better ...Read more

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My scrotum and the area around my penis is itchy and has bump like rashes on it I am a virgin, what could it be? Sometimes it itches so bad

My scrotum and the area around my penis is itchy and has bump like rashes on it I am a virgin, what could it be? Sometimes it itches so bad

Yeast infection: You could have a yeast infection . Try to keep clean and dry, ear cotton underwear. Try some over the counter anti fungal cream. If no help see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a nagging red penile rash?

What could cause a nagging red penile rash?

Circinate ballanitis: Circinate ballanitis can cause a rash on the head of the penis. It is associated with reactive arthritis. Numerous genital infections can also do it. You should get it checked out by a dermatologist. It could indicate a serious problem. ...Read more

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How can I get permanant cure for a penile rash?

How can I get permanant cure for a penile rash?

Be examined: So many diffenrent causes and treatments...You need to be examined. ...Read more

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What's a penile rash?

What's a penile rash?

It can be : A rash on the penis is usually a cause for concern for the patient as well as the physician. Possible causes include herpes infection, bowen's disease, syphilis, lichen planus, scabies, as well as things like allergic contact dermatitis (allergy). See a doctor! ...Read more

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What can I do to address a penile rash?

What can I do to address a  penile rash?

See your doctor: Just because a rash is located in the penile area does not mean the end of the world! fear of the unknown is worst than simply having it checked out by your physician . It could just be a simple rash. Have it checked out anyway for reassurance . And get treated early if absolutely necessary! ...Read more

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What's the test to undergo for definitive diagnosis regarding penile rash ?

What's the test to undergo for definitive diagnosis regarding penile rash ?

Two dermatologists: If the opinions of two separate dermatologists in separate clinics are the same, then the diagnosis is pretty certain. If still worried, one can see a third dermatologist in another clinic, or get some type of skin biopsy through one of the dermatologists. That means one should have ppo insurance or better, which allows one to have a larger choice of doctors to go to for second or third opinions. ...Read more

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more