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Penis Glans Bleeding
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more
One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
No sex for 2 yrs,only masturbation.Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.
Dry skin or tinea.: We cannot make a specific diagnosis without an exam, however, what you describe can be caused by dry skin, allergic dermatitis, or tinea cruris. Start by using a hypoallergenic moisturizer and keeping the area dry between showers. If itchiness persists, try using antifungal cream for jock itch. If this fails, make an appointment for evaluation with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more
Penile papules under penis tip. No discomfort til partner pubic hairs scraped it. Stings, a bit swollen and sensitive. Not uncircumcised. No discomfort during sex. Hurts foreskin pulled back when dry.
It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Penile bleeding can occur after any type of trauma (sexual or otherwise). A condom can protect you from infections causes but not traumatic ones. If you are uncircumcised, you may have penile adhesion or fissures that cause bleeding. Regardless, seek an opinion from your provider if it persists or if you are concerned about an std. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See urologist ...: Normal healthy frenulum of glans penis & foreskin will not tear at erection /coitus except there is chronic inflammation with long redundant foreskin. So, see urologist so to decide what can be the underlying reason of possible correction. Meanwhile, keep the area as clean and dry as possible. ...Read more
Yes it is: In all normal boys, their penises come covered by their foreskin. That is the way boys are made. They are naturally born that way. As boys grow bigger and older, and go through puberty, the foreskin becomes looser and is able to slide back over and off the glans (head of the penis), which is necessary for cleaning. One's doctor can help if a guy did not get his foreskin to loosen during puberty. ...Read more
Numb glans penis. Virgin GF tightness. Penis felt thinner after sex. Been 9 months. Urologist wouldn't perform any tests.
No such tests: There are no tests to diagnose the perceptions you are experiencing. ...Read more