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What's a penile rash?

What's a penile rash?

It can be: A rash on the penis is usually a cause for concern for the patient as well as the physician. Possible causes include herpes infection, bowen's disease, syphilis, lichen planus, scabies, as well as things like allergic contact dermatitis (allergy). See a doctor! ...Read more

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


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What can I do to address a penile rash?

What can I do to address a penile rash?

See your doctor: Just because a rash is located in the penile area does not mean the end of the world! Fear of the unknown is worst than simply having it checked out by your physician. It could just be a simple rash. Have it checked out anyway for reassurance. And get treated early if absolutely necessary! ...Read more

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What's the test to undergo for definitive diagnosis regarding penile rash?

What's the test to undergo for definitive diagnosis regarding penile rash?

Two dermatologists: If the opinions of two separate dermatologists in separate clinics are the same, then the diagnosis is pretty certain. If still worried, one can see a third dermatologist in another clinic, or get some type of skin biopsy through one of the dermatologists. That means one should have ppo insurance or better, which allows one to have a larger choice of doctors to go to for second or third opinions. ...Read more

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What could cause a nagging red penile rash?

What could cause a nagging red penile rash?

Circinate ballanitis: Circinate ballanitis can cause a rash on the head of the penis. It is associated with reactive arthritis. Numerous genital infections can also do it. You should get it checked out by a dermatologist. It could indicate a serious problem. ...Read more

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How can I get permanant cure for a penile rash?

How can I get permanant cure for a penile rash?

Be examined: So many diffenrent causes and treatments...You need to be examined. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a penile rash that I've had for almost two years?

It depends on the: Cause of the rash. Please consider seeing a dermatologist for eval. ...Read more

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Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

Possible yeast: You could have a candidal infection that could be helped via otc creams. Ie lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Possible a contact dermatitis due to condom. If using and no response to above consider stop using and try otc Hydrocortisone cream. May need to see pcp if persists. ...Read more

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Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.

Other than herpes, what STD's commonly cause a penile rash? I have a red patch of skin just under the glans and it doesn't itch or hurt at all.

May not be STD: Since most STD's would cause irritation or itching, your penile rash may be due to some other cause. Pl get it checked for a definitive diagnosis. Feel better ...Read more

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I went tanning about 8 months ago and have had a rash on penis since, is it possible to get penile cancer from tanning 1 time?

I went tanning about 8 months ago and have had a rash on penis since, is it possible to get penile cancer from tanning 1 time?

NO: Don't worry you will not get penile cancer, so many other factors involved to get one, age (not at 25), personal hygiene, not cleaning fore skin, exposure to carcinogens like chimney sweeping etc, uncommon in western world, you rash may some allergic reaction from detergents, under wear go and see your doctor and keep you mind at ease. ...Read more

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Why won't my penis rash go away?

Why won't my penis rash go away?

Get seen, buddy!: If you've had redness for two weeks or more, there's the off-chance that it's premalignancy. Do get it seen. ...Read more

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Mild penis rash, what should I do?

Here are some. ..: Do: improve topical hygiene by gentle cleansing and drying, especially related with long/tight foreskin; judicously apply topical antifungal cream with or without steroid once daily for not more than 1 week. If frequently recurred and related with long foreskin, circumcision is the choice of long-term care. If still in doubt, ask Doc. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Rash on penis and its hurts what can it be

Rash on penis and its hurts what can it be

It: It could be multiple conditions, including skin conditions such as mrsa, or it could be sexually transmitted such as chlamydia or syphilis. Please be seen and evaluated, and always use a condom to prevent infection. ...Read more

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What can be done for a penis rash from facecream?

What can be done for a penis rash from facecream?

Treat dermatitis: You're probably allergic to it and have learned something; these rashes are usually managed easily by topical Hydrocortisone over-the-counter. If severe, your physician can give you something stronger. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my son's penis rash if he's only 6?

Skin irritation: Usually, these rashes occur from local irritation. A type of diaper rash can occur if the penile skin is exposed to the moisture and abrasion of wet underwear. More rarely, allergic reactions that present in the skin are sometimes seen in the groin. Try to keep the area clean and dry with nightly sitz baths. ...Read more

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Penis rash and shedding skin?

Penis rash and shedding skin?

See your doctor: Any rash on the penis needs to be seen to be diagnosed, and can be due to a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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What should I do with red rash on penis?

What should I do with red rash on penis?

See answer: A penile rash is not an emergency, but it may be a sign of a disease that can be transmitted to others so for any skin rash that you cannot explain, you should see your doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Possible causes include an STD, yeast/fungal infection, contact dermatitis (sensitivity to a chemical or irritant), allergic reaction, psoriasis, and eczema. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a penis rash from heat?

Here are some. ..: Yes, it's possible and especially at the deep skin folds like the areas in the groin or armpits; for the penis, it is long foreskin. But heat rash may occur on certain spots of the flat skin surface and may vary among individuals, depending on age, etc. If more doubt, see a pro-inspection and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Unknown rash on penis head. How do I find out what's wrong with it?

Unknown rash on penis head. How do I find out what's wrong with it?

There is no: Way to tell through the internet as we can't look at the problem. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Spotty rash on penis head more noticeble when erect. What could this be?

Spotty rash on penis head more noticeble when erect. What could this be?

You are describing: "balanitis", which can be associated more with diabetes and candida, but you did not mention sexual habits, whether safe, or unprotected. Std is another prosepct. You need a doctor to look. ...Read more

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Reddish rash on penis that does not pain or itch. It does not ooze or appear ulcerated. Sometimes when wiping skin a thick substance may appear.?

See my remark: How long has it been? Did it follow a sexual contact /

I don't know your age? It may subside with time. It may be due to fungal infection? You can consult your local city/county health clinic ...Read more

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Itchy rash on penis?

Itchy rash on penis?

Not sure of reason.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Red rash on penis head?

Rash: Ok! This is incomplete info to make any kind of guess. Is it pustular rash or just macular? For how long? Age of male? Sexually active male? Itchy? Discharge? Need all this--- to give you an educated differential. For exact diagnosis, need to see the rash. Consult with your md. ...Read more

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I don't have any warts just a rash on penis hpv?

I don't have any warts just a rash on penis hpv?

Have it checked: It would probably be best to have the rash checked by your doctor to see what it is. Many rashes can appear on the penis and several are sexually transmitted. If you don't have a doctor, dermatology or urology might be best to see you. ...Read more

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Small red or pink rash on penis that is not painful or itchy?

Small red or pink rash on penis that is not painful or itchy?

Could be: Several things. Without a picture it could range from skin irritation to fungal infections. The absence of itching or pain does help reduce likelihood of some conditions. Uploading the picture may be helpful ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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