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Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx; but the described quiescence most likely support its harmlessness. So, just watch and see, and don't pick on it. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html will help get the healthcare done correctly as needed. Best wish... ...Read more

Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

Spreading Red Bumps: Anything that is getting worse...Especially when it is on the skin needs to be evaluated in person. This could be herpes. It could be a staph or fungal infection. Please get in to see your family doctor soon. ...Read more

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My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

Rash GU: For the itchy rash on penis/testicles usually common from sweating use:
Hydrocortisone 1% OTC alternated with Clotrimazole
(Lotrimin 1% cream) OTC twice a day until rash gone.
When home, no tight clothing. ...Read more

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Skin above urethra burned when peeing. Little redness, hurts to touch. Could it be from wiping, dryness (accutane), or tampon string? No STDs or UTI.

Skin above urethra burned when peeing. Little redness, hurts to touch. Could it be from wiping, dryness (accutane), or tampon string? No STDs or UTI.

It is good idea to..: At least temporarily eliminate any imaginable and potentially irritating factors such as those you mentioned + gingerly apply 0.5% hydrocortisone skin cream for 3-5 day, and see. If not improving as usually expected in 3-5 days, seek timely evaluation & counseling so to deduce possible causes for what you have felt and for reasonable treatment/ care/ counseling. ...Read more

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After sex, the inner lip near my urethra was raw, became red, and burned. I believe it is an abrasion. What can I do or use to heal this? Ointments?

After sex, the inner lip near my urethra was raw, became red, and burned. I believe it is an abrasion. What can I do or use to heal this? Ointments?

Risk of infectio: Since it ia raw area in mucus membrane, there is risk of infection. You can use a topical antibiotic cream like Bacitracin twice a day. And it will heal within 7
also avoid rough sex till healed ...Read more

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Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more

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Near vagina, between Urethral orifice & clitoris, more near to urethra it's bit red & feels tough & there's small skin colored bumps in a line? Itchy

Near vagina, between Urethral orifice & clitoris, more near to urethra it's bit red & feels tough & there's small skin colored bumps in a line? Itchy

See remark: Sit in warm tub for 10 minutes a day for few days. Get from a local pharmacy an ointment similar to an
ointment called MYCOLOG (it is cortisone-like drug with anti fungal medicine) apply this after getting out of the tub and one more time during the day.
If things don't improve you may have to see a doctor
Best regards ...Read more

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The skin around the urethral opening is web like. Instead of a consistent connection to under the labia it has spaces. No redness or drainage.

The skin around the urethral opening is web like. Instead of a consistent connection to under the labia it has spaces. No redness or drainage.

Vulvar-vestibular gl: There are numeruous superficial glands in the vulva. Sometimes their openings can be seen with a magnifier. No need to worry, it is normal ...Read more

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I am experiencing dry skin, itching shaft and redness and inflammation of the uretha, symptoms are usually worse after masturbation?

I am experiencing dry skin, itching shaft and redness and inflammation of the uretha, symptoms are usually worse after masturbation?

Irritation: It is expected that excessive masturbation would cause irritation on the skin and urethra. You will have to slow down and consider applying a lubricant before you resume the activity. Allow the area to heel before trying again. ...Read more

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I just noticed my urethra, on one side is swollen there's a little red dot and it's swelled up first time I have got this what could it be?

I just noticed my urethra, on one side is swollen there's a little red dot and it's swelled up first time I have got this what could it be?

Tricky: Without an exam, I can only give general information,
dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. And... a localized skin infection like a boil is quite common and not very significant (may go away on its own).
Herpes in theory, but those are generally MULTIPLE shallow ulcers and first episde is usually severe.
Local irritation can occur w/out infection. ...Read more

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Hey. Is it normal to have like dots on penis. I recently started masturbatin. I have about 1-3 red dots on the head of penis. Never had sex?

Hey. Is it normal to have like dots on penis. I recently started masturbatin. I have about 1-3 red dots on the head of penis. Never had sex?

Here are some. ..: Without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate impression on what they are. But, if the number and features of these dots have not changed, it's reasonable to leave them alone and watch. Meanwhile, keep up adequate topical hygiene especially in one with long foreskin. More in doubt? See urologist timely. ...Read more

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I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

I've had small red dots on the head of my penis for two days. Hardly itchy. Sometimes saw but not painfull. Had unprotected sex but women was clear?

Get checked: Although it could be something as simple as just irritation, you don't need to be able to see an std on your partner for them to have one and give it to you. Play this one safe and let your doctor see it this week. ...Read more

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My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should I be concerned? No redness around them.

My 3 yo got a bug bite a week ago. All that's left is two small red dots flush to the skin. Should I be concerned? No redness around them.

Bug Bites: Although bug bites can be dramatic and even hurt when you get bit, most heal well as you describe. You have looked for all the concerns that would signal an infection, like surrounding redness or swelling. It appears that this is healing well and it may take some time for the small red dots to completely resolve. ...Read more

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Rows of little red dots under head of penis? What is that?

Rows of little red dots under head of penis? What is that?

Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Help me please! There are small red dots around penis head, what do I do?

Help me please! There are small red dots around penis head, what do I do?

See urologist. ..: Without a detailed history and a direct look at them on glans penis & foreskin, it's hard to offer definitive meaningful advice because of not knowing of the potential underlying causes for the small red dots. So, have urologist take a look and discuss it. But, for now, it's logical to keep the affected area clean and dry plus applying topical antifungal steroid cream once daily light for ...Read more

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Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Most likely fungus: Sounds like a fungal infection to me. Try applying a good athlete's foot cream. If you've got a sexual partner, she may have a yeast infection, which could be the source. She should get treated, too. By the way, I'm from Stockton. Graduated from Lincoln High in 1960. ...Read more

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Hello I have a very quick question, I have these little red dots on my butt they're not black heads or anything, how can I get rid of them?

Hello I have a very quick question, I have these little red dots on my butt they're not black heads or anything, how can I get rid of them?

Keratosis pilaris KP: This could be KP. It is a clogging of the hair follicles - with keratin plug - the treatment is to actually encourage moisturizing and exfoliation of the skin. Without seeing this, it is hard to diagnose, but from your description, it may be this. ...Read more