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Recurring Foreskin Symptoms
Phimosis: Sounds like an infection - you need to see your doc. Antibiotics and hot baths will help you get better. ...Read more
Difficult to retract: Phimosis, or tight foreskin, means that your glans penis (head) is wider than the foreskin opening. This makes it difficult or even impossible to retract. Can cause pain or discomfort with erection and sex. Difficulty to remove penile smegma & can result in a bad penile odor or balanitis (inflammation of foreskin and/or glans. ...Read more
If uncomfortable: Your foreskin is probably too tight when retracted to the extent that it cracks. A tight foreskin is called phimosis and in adults is best managed surgically. A phimotic foreskin can certainly tear if retracted with force. Prescription strength steroid cream can be tried if you want to avoid surgery. ...Read more
A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should i worry ?
Im having UTI symptoms in addition to a cold and today i just found small bumps on my foreskin of my penis and the surrounding of penis head itchy?
Just watch and...: If having uti, a properly done urinalysis is essential not by symptoms alone. For what you described in the penis, you may have some long-foreskin-related inflammation. For the time being, keep foreskin as clean and dry as possible, but avoid being overdone with much soap or cream. If in doubt, see and talk with experienced professionals. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle.. Best wish... ...Read more
Small and painless fleshy genital bumps. That are under foreskin, small, white/clear, raised, no pain or puss. Had for years, wife has no symptoms?
Penile papules?: Anything present for years, without change, probably is normal. For sure no STD does this; it's not something you can transmit to your wife. Maybe pearly penile papules? Fordyce spots (normal sebaceous glands)? (Google them for photos.) If you remain concerned, show them to your doctor next time you have a routine appointment. Ih the meantime, no cause for worry. ...Read more
What should I use for a possible yeast infection on my foreskin?
Symptoms: itching, dry and cracked skin, development of a white substance under skin.
Antifungal: Try some antifungal ointment if not improved need evalaution. ...Read more
When i get an erection after retracting my foreskin behind my head, it starts to sting. Std symptom?
Not necessarily: If your foreskin is difficult to retract (phimotic) it might cause some constriction near the end of the penis with an erection if the foreskin is in a retracted position. It is important not to leave the foreskin retracted as pain and swelling can result. If you are suspicious about infection talk to your doctor for testing but UTI usually causes frequent urination and burning while voiding ...Read more
My foreskin is reddish and itching reading symptoms on the web looks like ihave yeast infection. Tried coup.E of creams for anti fungal please advise ?
See your doctor: And have it professionally evaluated and treated. ...Read more