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Penis Skin Itching
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.
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
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
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
Had a small red patch of skin on penis, little itch, some peeling. Went away after a couple of days. Just dry skin or should I be concerned?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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