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I have a bump on my penis, i only itch at night when i'm trying to sleep, and on occasion during the day. What is it? Its small and looks like a zit, i pop it and it bleeds but itches less then.

I have a bump on my penis, i only itch at night when i'm trying to sleep, and on occasion during the day. What is it? Its small and looks like a zit, i pop it and it bleeds but itches less then.

If : If you are sexually active then you may be dealing with an std and should see your doctor for testing. If you are not sexually active then you may be dealing with a cyst or pustule. If it has not resolved see your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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What does it mean when my penis sheds skin and itches?

What does it mean when my penis sheds skin and itches?

Fungal balanitis : A dry scaly rash which itches could be a fungal balanitis. A person with those complaints should be assessed by their primary care physician. ...Read more

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Why my penis skin (upper skin) is itching and hurts a little when i touch.It happened after sex and now its like this for 2 days.What could cause that?

Why my penis skin (upper skin) is itching and hurts a little when i touch.It happened after sex and now its like this for 2 days.What could cause that?

See answer: Not enough details in your question regarding exact location and description of appearance of skin to provide more specific answer, but symptoms suggest either an irritation, inflammation, or infection related to many potential causes: std, yeast, or allergic type sensitivity from an irritant (spermicidal, lubricant, or other chemical) with latter most common if occurred within 24-48 hrs of sex. ...Read more

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Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up ? Itches very bad

Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up ? Itches very bad

Penis problem: There are several entities which could cause the swelling of skin after trauma. Some of those are types of hives which result from pressure, however they are transient intend to go away pretty fast without much itching. If you have continued problem with this you're going to have to photograph the skin as it develops its problem and then show that picture to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have small bumbs under your penis skin but it dosent itch?

What does it mean if you have small bumbs under your penis skin but it dosent itch?

Bumps: If those bumps have been there since you are much younger-perhaps those could be a benign normal variant..However, if those bumps are new--it could be many things. Whatever is you need to be examined for sure. So bring that up to your primary doctor who can examine the bumps and give you further recommendation. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

See a doctor: Genital skin problems are quite common and there are too many possibilities to make even an educated guess. No STD is a likely cause of such a rash, but that's about all that can be said. See a doctor -- and avoid any self treatment before you are seen, which could make diagnosis more difficult. ...Read more

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My skin itches so bad i've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

My skin itches so bad i've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

Antihistamines: If you are pregnant and itching that badly you need to see your care provider to rule out possibly serious conditions such as cholestasis of pregnancy. If serious conditions are ruled out than you can try antihistamines such as Claritin zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as oatmeal baths like aveeno and emollient skin creams such as eucerin. Make sure your air is well humidified as well ...Read more

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Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?

Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?

Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the environment, ie hayfever. Another possibility could be a skin infestation such as scabies. Reactions to things like fabrics or laundry detergent will usually spare certain parts of the body such as the head/scalp, hands and feet. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more