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Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Hi i just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Hi i just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Most likely, ok...: As long as no local discomfort, such rashes may suggest mild balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), which is usually related with redundant foreskin with poor local hygiene. Without detailed history and inspection, it's hard to make a firm statement. If any doubt, go to see an expert in the field. Best luck... ...Read more

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Hello doc! I have a small red rashes over my penis head and also swelling below the penis head.

Hello doc! I have  a small red rashes over my penis head and also swelling below the penis head.

Rash: This may be due to a yeast infection which can be transmitted by your sexual partner. An allergic rash from something you came in contact with is less likely. You should be examined by your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Found a small sore Near the head of penis, after it dissapeared had some rashes near anal region. Is this symptom of syphyllis Will I know if it is?

Found a small sore Near the head of penis,  after it dissapeared had some rashes near anal region. Is this symptom of  syphyllis  Will I know if it is?

It may be, need test: It could be syphilis- a painless ulcer, then a rash which could be anal warts. Or another STD. If you had unprotected sex, get tested for all STD's (but it can take 8 weeks from the time of the sore for the syphilis test to be positive) and an exam. They may treat you without waiting for the results, especially if your partner was male. Also get tested for HIV- everyone should know their status. ...Read more

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My husband has rashes in penis head and also foul smell after sexual intercourse (with condom only - haven't done direct sex yet). What it may be ?

My husband has rashes in penis head and also foul smell after sexual intercourse (with condom only - haven't done direct sex yet).  What it may be ?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection.Now my husband has red rashes in penis head.We're havin protected sex only.Is it related?

Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection.Now my husband has red rashes in penis head.We're havin protected sex only.Is it related?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! regards and happy honeymoon ! ...Read more

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Sir! i found some rash around the edge part of the penis head. Please suggest what should I do now?

Sir! i found some rash around the edge part of the penis head. Please suggest what should I do now?

Penile Rash: Good morning this very well may be a normal and temporary problem. But, if it is swelling or has any open sores or pus you will need to be seen at your clinic. Most common in this area is a fungal dermatitis also known as "jock itch". I also often see a staph infection (darker red and swollen). Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have this rash on my penis head that you can only see when it is hard it doesn't itch or bother me but what can it be and how can I treat it?

I have this rash on my penis head that you can only see when it is hard it doesn't itch or bother me but what can it be and how can I treat it?

Genital rash: Of any form should be examined by your physician , to properly treat you and protect your partner. Thank you for not denying yourself care. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more