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Penis Is Red
My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...
Here are some ...: More specifics of your concerns would help make a more accurate Dx. So, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, possible tests, etc. so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx. But, current limited info might suggest: recurrent chronic inflammation/infection of foreskin...See, Doc. ...Read more
Thrush and others: If you are uncircumcised, a yeast infection (thrush) could do this, but so could be "nonspecific" banalitis, bacterial overgrowth, or other causes. Best to be professionally evaluated. Or you could try simple hygiene first -- retract foreskin and wash with soap and water twice a day -- then get care if it doesn't clear up in a few days. ...Read more
I have swelling in my pelvic/pubic area and on the top of the shaft of my penis. Not redness. No discomfort or pain to speak of?
Here are some...: Simple step to solve this concern is see a urologist although prominent mons pubis or lipoma or sebaceous cyst, etc. To get these efforts done correctly, follow the instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc. ...Read more
I have skin peeling just under the tip of my penis, leaving redness behindThere is no itch or burn No rash.
Hi...I was taking
Augmentin for 2 days and developed a rash on my leg and on the head of my penis, the redness on my leg is going away but on my peni?
Reasonable to ...: To suspect skin reaction (allergy) after taking a drug like Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is reasonable but not confirmative. Being not anaphylactic in nature, future repetitive experience may tell. At present, just leave it alone if bearable or just apply steroid-containing skin cream lightly 1-2 times daily and watch for 3-5 days; if not resolving as wished or worsening, seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Inflammation on head of penis and redness, got tested for every std, and negative. dr. said yeast, took flucanzole and now have rash on testicles?
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more
Balanitis...: The most common cause of a red itchy penis, especially involving the glans (top) is something called is something called Balanitis, which is usually a fungal infection & easily treatable. It should be evaluated, could be done as a HealthTap consult, through your PCP or an urgent care. OTC medications usually don't work & prescription meds are usually required. There are other causes, but are rare. ...Read more
Here are some...: Turning red in the skin indicates increasing local circulation by environmental changes like temperature or physical stimulation or even drug effect. This should bear no harm as long as being comfortable. Yet, it is still hard to tell what such may mean to you without further detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more
Red, itchy penis: Red, itchy penis can be caused by several factors. It could be a reaction to something that the skin has had contact with - like a new soap or detergent or spermicide. It could be a sign of either a viral infection - like herpes - or a bacterial or fungal infection. A person who has this problem should go to their primary care doctor or urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more
Examine the area: This tissue is sensitive and will become irritated & red in response to bug bites.They usually leave a small bump surrounded by swelling & redness.Cleaning agents in wipes can also trigger this. If its just a little red or & the kid doesn't seem irritated, you can monitor the issue.Make sure no hair is wrapped around the shaft or if found use a glob of nair to dissolve it.If bad seek exam. ...Read more
Allergy? Infection?: If a condom is used he could be allergic to latex or any lubricant. If no condom, he could react to any spermicidal material you might use or even a latex diaphragm. He and you might also consider being checked out for any possible infection given your listing of yeast infection and discharge. ...Read more