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The head part of my penis is now dark in colour. Almost black. Is this an infection?

The head part of my penis is now dark in colour. Almost black. Is this an infection?

Unlikely: In the absence of any pain or lesions, unlikely to be a sign of infection or other abnormality other than normal color variation that occurs dependent on blood flow and temperature. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I have a white film on the head of my penis (uncircumcised) and wondering if it is an infection?

Likely not: A white, cheeselike substance (smegma) is a normal finding that is not indicative of infection. This accumulates under the skin of an uncircumcised male. ...Read more

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My penis head is cover with white layer I do daily wash them with warm water.. Is it some infection?

My penis head is cover with white layer I do daily wash them with warm water.. Is it some infection?

There is: No way for anyone to tell over the internet because we can't see you. Show the problem to your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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What can I do about a balanitis problem with redness and infection on the head of my penis from childhood?

What can I do about a balanitis problem with redness and infection on the head of my penis from childhood?

See urologist: Seeking the help of a urologist who can examine the area of concern and advise appropriate treatment is the best way to resolve the problem. ...Read more

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What causes fungal infection around penis head?

What causes fungal infection around penis head?

fungal infections: Diabetes is the most common cause, if you are not circumcised, poor hygiene can cause them. ...Read more

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Hi i think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it i'm so scare?

Hi i think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it  i'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can.There is itching , dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open. Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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When I Gently squeeze the head of my penis after urinating i see sticky stuff coming out with the little left over urine . Possibly Infection?

When I Gently squeeze the head of my penis after urinating i see sticky stuff coming out with the little left over urine . Possibly Infection?

Prostate fluid?: it could be a prostate fluid that some time come with the urine specially if you are having constipation and the hard stool message your prostate ,you will noticed the thick sticky fluid that might come with the urine. that is one possibility, the other possibility if you are sexually active, it could be an infection from STD. so in doubt see a doctor that could assure you, or treat you. good luck ...Read more

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How to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

How to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Medical eval to: rule out a # of causes would be needed. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Here are some ...: Having a direct look at the site of your concern will reveal if stinging at penile tip is yeast-related or not or something alse. So, have a urologist take a look. For the time being, apply antifungal-steroid cream 1-2 times lightly for 3-5 days after cleansing and drying and see if your concern may improve. Best wishes ... ...Read more