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Penis Head Irritation
Hi. I was circumcised at 17. Before that my penis head was pink. After circumcision there are brown skin patches on my penis head. What can I do?
Photo might help: Brown patches skin on penis head after circumcision at 17 years old. Probably just a hyperpigmentation as you grow older. If that is the case you don't have much to worry about. On the other hand if you have any other urinary symtoms such as burning, red urine, irritation of the skin of penis, etc. It may be worthwhile to check with your doctor. A photograph may help. Thank you and good luck!!! ...Read more
Can you put neosporin plus pain relief (pramoxine hydrochloride and polymyxin B sulfate) on penis head for irritation?
Should you: One can of course apply any cream anywhere, however should one do that one may worsen the irritation by treating a symptom instead of a cause. Rather see a doctor who will help with a diagnosis and treat or refer you appropriately. Hope this helps ...Read more
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
Bubble under hole on penis head? No pain or irritation not that big but curious to know what it is its like a fire ant bite but no pain is noticeable
Epidermoid Cyst: Epidermoid cysts are the most common type of skin cyst. They can occur anywhere on the body but tend to occur more on the face or upper trunk. The only treatment is surgical excision. Since I cannot see the lesion, see your dermatologist for a disgnosis. ...Read more
Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?
Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx; but the described quiescence most likely support its harmlessness. So, just watch and see, and don't pick on it. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html will help get the healthcare done correctly as needed. Best wish... ...Read more
Noticed brown shiny spot on penis head. 2 DRs say irritation frm wiping frm mastrbating. 1 sex partner. No pain/puss. HPV or Herpes? How to cure it?
Probably not serious: For sure this isn't herpes. I suppose it could be HPV, but a new HPV lesion would be rare at your age of 39. There are many possibilities, and the large majority of skin problems of teh penis are not STDs and aren't serious. Since two doctors apparently aren't certain, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
What is the cause?: Why have you had irritated glans penis? How long has it been? Do you have long foreskin? Is there rashes? . .. These may help deducing its underlying cause. Without the above, you may still try applying antifungal + 1% hydrocortisone cream very lightly 1-2 times daily after cleansing & drying. If having a long tight foreskin, make sure to pull it down after retracting back for topical care. Best... ...Read more
How to I cure a irritation on the head of my penis and a itch like bump on the shaft of my penis I just want them gone?
Possible std: Irritation can be caused by the simple things like yeast or more worrisome a sexually transmitted disease. If you are or have in the past been sexually active (with the simplest definition being your body part meets someone else's body part) you are potentially exposed to things like hpv (genital wart or cervical cancer related), chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, etc. Seek evaluation. ...Read more
I got a mole on my penis when I was a kid and now there is reddish irritation below the head on the left side should I be concerned?
Yes: Have a urologist take a look/see and give you his considered opinion. ...Read more
Hi I have a irritation scab on the head of my penis I saw it one day after I masturbated is there anyway itll cure or will it go away on its own?
I am asian. I have a black spot on my penis head. I do not feel any irritation or kind of pain from it. It appears to be under the skin. Please advise?
A lentigine?: What you described seems suggestive of harmless hyperpigmented macule, called lentigine, which is commonly seen in the penis or elsewhere on the body, is entirely benign, and needs no Rx. So, just watch it for next one year to see any change in its size, color, or level; if unchanged, that it is and is innate. Of course, if still in doubt, see Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more
Is it normal to have a rash-like irritation (redness) on the head of one's penis after masturbating w/out lube? It went away after 1or 2 days.
Yes: Lube up and/or loosen the grip. This is common, ...Read more
Can use of Monistat topically in men, on the head of the penis, cause burning sensation/skin sensitivity and urethral irritation?
Yes you can it: Is only the same medicine as in some antifungal creams that you would put on your skin. However, if the Monistat does not work then you need to get to a healthcare provider to get checked for infection like from a STD. It is unusual for men to get yeast infections. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Hey doctor I developed a UTI in penis head after masturbating do you think it is cause of irritation of the skin how to cure this?
My dad is having irritation on his penis head. No UTI no yeast. Each test has been done and every report is normal. What can be the reason?
For 1 wk I have had a small pimple/white head surrounded by oval patch of pale skin on the shaft of my penis, no pain, itching, or irritation.
Can you apply 0.5 hydrocotisone to head of penis/scrotum and between buttocks after burning and irritation from using an anti-fungal clotrimazole1%?
Yes: As a follow-up to your previous question and my response, topical steroids come in different strengths and potencies. 0.5% Hydrocortisone is considered a weakly potent topical steroid (class 7) and 0.5% a low strength and available otc. Should apply a thin layer to affected area (s) 2-3x/day. More potent steroids (classes 1-6) require prescriptions and more limited use. ...Read more
Partial ring of red skin just below the head of my penis. It doesn't itch or hurt at all. No stds. I'm circumsized. Irritation from masturbation? Other?
Foreskin Foresight: That's probably the margin where the foreskin was removed during your briss...mazel tov...So any kind of repeated friction could irritate that area. Yes possibly from masturbation, rough sex, a bottle of herring, an empty milk bottle, a sock, a baseball mitt or even a piece of liver (just ask Portnoy).I wouldn't worry too much unless it gets infected & hurts a lot. In that case, I'd lay off the herring. ...Read more
Partial ring of red skin just below the head of my penis. It doesn't hurt or itch at all. I'm STD free. Could it be irritation from masturbation?
Here are some. ..: The most common reason to cause foreskin irritation is long/tight foreskin-related due to its interfering topical cleansing and drying providing a ideal incubating site for fungi to grow leading to balanoposthitis. So, collect & bring the info of its onset, degree, duration, recurrence, &progress over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, possible tests. .. so to deduce the cause for proposing Rx.. ...Read more
Yes: Definitely. After it heals, it tends to get back to normal. The more irritation, the more numbing or even burning can occur. ...Read more
Could putting neosporin on my penis cause irritation to the skin on it if I have sensitive skin there and have that condition all over?
Flacky and dry skin and irritation on penis. Please help its feels like to scratch the skin on penis as well the penis area is itchy I m 18 n worried?
See below: May be fungal infection (like jock itch that has extended to penis) or might be psoriasis. Can try otc antifungal cream (lamisil) on affected areas; keep area clean & dry (talcum powder or antifungal spray [cruex/tinactin/desenex. ] & wash underwear, towels, bedding in hot water (w/ bleach if possible). May take 2-3 weeks to clear. See pcp to get his/her diagnosis & treatment options. ...Read more
In my penis I have 3 white spot now it combine together. But feel no irritation or any thing. Only that portion of skin get thick during non erection?
See below: Most small spots penis are benign, non-infectious, non-STD, and likely to be completely harmless. Common white spots are prominent hair follicles or sebaceous glands (Fordyce spots), pearly penile papules (small growths around the edge of the head of the penis), epidermal cysts, or milia. Less often white spots may be the STD genital warts or molluscum contagiosum. See MD if persist or concerned. ...Read more
HI THERE I HAVE THIS IRRITATION ON MY PENIS IF I CAN GO ON CAM I WOULDN'T MIND SHOWING YOU SO YOU CAN SEE FOR YOURSELF?
Here are some. ..: It's okay but not most effective and advisable due to lacking a detailed history and not-exact color on the photo. So, collect and bring the detailed information stressing quality, quantity, and sequence of events about your concern to doc for analysis, physical exam, and tests so to deduce best possible Dx for most reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling at present and in the future. ...Read more
Have red sores underneath penis causes irritation and pain when uncleaned for 4+ hours a layer of dead skin like substance forms over the sores?
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