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After intercourse, i found a crack under the foreskin, at the joint of glans and foreskin. It was with blood and pain. There was also redness of glans. Is this due to some skin disease?

After intercourse, i found a crack under the foreskin, at the joint of glans and foreskin. It was with blood and pain. There was also redness of glans. Is this due to some skin disease?

Skin issue: If none of what your described was present before the intercourse and appeared after, i would think that the intercourse caused it. I don't think of any sexually transmitted disease if you discovered it right after the intercourse. It sounds like an intercourse related trauma. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Fingers have been bitten by insect and joints are swollen and inflamed, red and itchy?

Fingers have been bitten by insect and joints are swollen and inflamed, red and itchy?

Itchy: An ice pack and oral 25mg benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3 times a day may help. If not, consult a HealthTap doctor for either a steroid cream or oral steroid called prednisone. ...Read more

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Skin around knee joints and elbow joints turn red and itchy after hot shower. Takes 30 min to 1 hrs to goes off.

Skin around knee joints and elbow joints turn red and itchy after hot shower. Takes 30 min to 1 hrs to goes off.

Uncertain - inflamma: This could be inflammation but the hot water increases the blood flow and increases the bloodless which appear red. This may be part of the reason but there is itching also need to consider some other diagnoses. People can even itch with water, or it could be a reaction to your soap. Itching can suggest a more systemic medical problem so you need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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I've got stinging burning itchy red skin on my joint areas for 2 days now?? I have no allergies and it just started randomly. Any ideas what's wrong?

I've got stinging burning itchy red skin on my joint areas for 2 days now?? I have no allergies and it just started randomly. Any ideas what's wrong?

Which joint areas: are you referring to? And are the burning itchy red skin areas associated with prolonged sunlight exposure? Or have they been through friction or some rubbing action recently? Any medications or new substances that you may have ingested within the last 2-3 days? These are clues to help figure out the problem. Otherwise you would need direct hands-on examination for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Been having toe pain. I dance and run and have had bunions forever. It's become inflamed, red, and bruised slightly below the joint. Pressure hurts. ?

Been having toe pain. I dance and run and have had bunions forever. It's become inflamed, red, and bruised slightly below the joint. Pressure hurts.  ?

Bunions can...: Become painful, inflamed( tender to touch)and worse w/ activity. Bunion 'pads' may be helpful temporarily.Consult w/ your parent(s) and see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Headaches fatigue joint pain red spots on skin weight loss loss of appetite shakiness for the past 3 months start mild got worse what wrong with me?

Headaches fatigue joint pain red spots on skin weight loss loss of appetite shakiness for the past 3 months start mild got worse what wrong with me?

In your case: is a sign of anxiety, and one that can cause a great deal of distress. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. See your PCP for evaluation and possible referral. ...Read more

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