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Penis Skin Biopsy
A skin biopsy is a way of getting a sample of skin for diagnostic purposes. There are two main ways of doing this. Shave biopsy. A blade is used to cut across the skin. It can leave a scar a bit like a golf divot. Punch biopsy. A device that looks like a little cookie cutter is used to take a cylinder of skin. This goes all the way through the skin and is ...Read more
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
Sometimes: Skin cancers most often develop on areas of sun-exposed skin including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms, dorsum(top) of hands, and legs. However they can form in areas that are rarely sun-exposed such as the palms, fingernail/toenail beds, and even the genitals. Not all skin changes are due to skin cancer. A physician can check any skin changes that worry you and make suggestions. ...Read more
Circumcised &virgin but penis glans skin is very bumpy & Rough skin for many years. Some glans area is smooth not bumps but 80% is bumpy and rough. ?
Hard to give A....: To deduce best possible Dx, one needs more specific info on the onset, degree, duration, progress, evolution, response to care, etc. + direct look at + testing as needed (though rarely needed); that is essential for adequate medical care. How to unveil the Dx for your concern? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Penis skin peeled on glans cracked badly leaving thin fragile skin painfully sensitive biopsy said no lichen sclerous the more pics I see look like it?
Skin condition: See either a dermatologist or a urologist. ...Read more
What is the Question: Please tell us what you want to know about skin biopsies? Skin Cancer is of 3 types: Basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer are relatively slow growing and considered rather benign in their behavior and are nearly 100 cured with a simple excision. Melanoma is less common, yet much more serious as a cancer as it tends to spread inside the body and can cause death once it spreads beyond the skin ...Read more
Penis skin cracked and peeled badly on glans and under leaving paler skin painful sensitivity to anything biospy no lichen sclerous psoriasis etc help?
Try...: Great; chronic protracted benign skin conditions and skin cancer are ruled out with biopsy, now, it's logical to handle with keeping the affected area from further chemical and physical irritations if any, applying thin 1% Hydrocortisone cream daily x 7 days and see. If it's related with long foreskin, do circumcision. Detial? See doc timely. But it's hard to make DX without a direct look at it. ...Read more
Just deep enough!: Sorry to be a smart ass but the depth of the biopsy varies with the kind of skin cancer, but rarely goes deeper than the thickness of the skin. The area will be numbed, so, fortunately, it rarely matters to the patient how deep the biopsy extends. Biopsies of shallow lesions are usually shavings of a partial thickness of skin; deeper lesions often are punched, taking a small full-thickness piece. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can fungal condition happen to ccumcised man without being sexually active for years penis skin peeled on glans under leave scars thin raw skin sensit?
Of course: Fungi are all around and nobody knows why a patch will set up on any particular place. Your physician can let you know if this is a fungus. I see you've had a biopsy -- this will let you know whether this might be premalignancy instead. These fungal infections are easy to treat. Best wishes. ...Read more
What causes skin to crack and peel no itching no STD on penis glans and under leaving severe sensitivity and thin shiny scarred skin under glans?
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
Chronic penis infection. redness,mild irritation, dry skin,1 blue lump under glans. sometimes dry patch of skins appear. Still virgin.cn it b cancer?
Skin peeling under clitoris itching inpubic area rectal area.Also white vaginal discharge and small 2 pimple inthe vaginal opening?
Neither: Skin tag (medical term is acrochordon) is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the skin forms creases, such as the neck, armpit, and groin. They may also occur on the face, usually on the eyelids. Acrochorda are harmless and typically painless, and do not grow or change over time. ...Read more
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more