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What treatment should be given to a peeled skin around the penis cap to heal fast?

What  treatment should be given to a peeled skin around the penis cap to heal fast?

Irritated Skin: If the skin is irritated then use Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10. If this is a yeast infection then use a topical medication to treat yeast. You have to know what you are treating. ...Read more

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I never use to have papules on the head of my penis why now? Is there treatment , will it stop and not grow in size?

You need evaluation: You need to be seen by a family doctor or dermatologist. No one can tell you what it is without seeing it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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21 yr old male i am afraid i have Frenulum breve. the penis head bends backwards when erect. is there a treatment without surgery?

21 yr old male i am afraid i have Frenulum breve. the penis head bends backwards when erect. is there a treatment without surgery?

I've seen...: ...teens in whom it tore during sex and healed in a less restrictive configuration, but that's still a traumatic process. If it really bothers you, the surgery is a very minor intervention, does not have to involve complete circumcision. ...Read more

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Woke up and found a small soft lump red, fill with blood? Minor pain to touch. On left side of my penis head under the foreskin what is it? Treatment?

Woke up and found a small soft lump red, fill with blood? Minor pain to touch. On left side of my penis head under the foreskin what is it? Treatment?

Blood blister/vessic: Havee your private physician examine it. In all probability it is a benign "blood blister" caused by friction or sexual activity; however if not resolved on its own within 1 week get it checked by a physician. Do not try to open this blister yourself. ...Read more

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My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

Red dots: It is very likely you may have a yeast infection as well. Recommend evaluation by a primary care physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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I masturbated more than once in one sitting with no lubricant and i don't have foreskin and now i have a red bump on the head of my penis. treatment?

I masturbated more than once in one sitting with no lubricant and i don't have foreskin and now i have a red bump on the head of my penis. treatment?

Here are some ...: Based on what you described, it's reasonable to leave your penis alone but keeping it clean and dry without further physical stimulation for at least 5-7 days so to let the Nature heal what you incurred to your penis as long as getting better day by day. If not, seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

Rash goes away.: If the medicine works, the rash will go away, usually within 10 days. If you have not seen any improvement after three to five days, get seen by a doctor to be sure you do have a fungal infection. There are other causes of rashes besides yeast. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for std's. Also, avoid scented products and harsh soaps/detergents/fabric softeners. Don't over-scrub. ...Read more

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Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis? Is vinegar harmful to skin

Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis?  Is vinegar harmful to skin

Not helpful: The Ketoconazole Cream should be effective without vinegar. Acetic acid solutions can be used to unmask hpv induced skin changes prior to treatment, but should not be considered a skin treatment per se. ...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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Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Here are some ...: What you've observed on the glans penis is normally expected but unique since the healing ability widely varies, evolves, and matures over a variable duration among the life of all individuals. So, time & patience are what you need. If still anxious, seek timely evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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Lots of Fordyce spots on penis shaft right up to the head. Also lots of hair follicles in some of them. Do I consult my doctor about treatment for it?

Lots of Fordyce spots on penis shaft right up to the head. Also lots of hair follicles in some of them. Do I consult my doctor about treatment for it?

Not necessary ...: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands, which are not related with hair follicles. Normally, every hair follicle has its own sebaceous gland to go with it but invisible; however, some may be hyperactive so to grow their size bigger becoming visible like pimples. Usually, no care for them is needed as long as they don't hurt you and not mentally bother you. So, it's not practically necessary.. ...Read more

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Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Exam-balanits: inflammation of the head of the penis can be caused by multiple factors: friction, fungal, bacterial, or inflammatory causes: must be examined. ...Read more