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Constant redness of penis head without pain: what is wrong?

Constant redness of penis head without pain: what is wrong?

Probably normal: Should not be of conecrn as long as there are no unpleasant symptoms such as pain or discomfort. You could always email a photograph, if you wish, for a confidential opinion. ...Read more

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What is this problem im having when having sexual foreplay with painful redness on penis? I keep having this painful redness after sexual foreplay on the underside of my penis and onto the top of my scrotum. It will be red the rest of the night and sore

This : This is a rough problem for you that hopefully we can easily solve. First i need to know what you mean by foreplay? How much friction and for how long is this area involved? When you do other activities does this painful redness occur. Does the pain occur immediately or after you have stopped? It may be something as simple as a skin sensitivity or a mild fungal irritation. ...Read more

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Redness on penis glans and tiny dots can be seen on glans when erect. Currently using clotrimazole and hydrocortisone no improvement. What can this be?

Redness on penis glans and tiny dots can be seen on glans when erect. Currently using clotrimazole and hydrocortisone no improvement. What can this be?

Stop Steroid: Please stop using the Hydrocortisone immediately. This steroid can cause rashes to worsen and infections to spread. This should only be used when recommended by a physician. Please get to your family doctor today to see about the rash and how to treat it. ...Read more

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Is penis redness on the glans edge dangerous?

Is penis redness on the glans edge dangerous?

Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. If you are not circumcised, this could be inflammation, called balanitis. Steroid creams help. If you have started any new meds, it could be a fixed drug eruption. Stopping the meds helps, but it is a harmless event. If it is growing in size and doesn't respond to the above in a week or two, i recommend a urological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Yes, ...: Fluocinonide cream is merely a topical corticosteroid formulation for anti-inlammatory / antipruritic use. So, it's okay to apply it on the indicated skin conditions as professionally advised with no exception for the ones on the penis. If more doubt arises, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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One boy i care for constantly has an inflamed red penis. Two years old and uncircumsised. What can cause this?

Infection/irritation: Infection or irritation can both trigger an angry red penis in a 2yr old. It is difficult to advise you without examining the toddler; this requires a "hands on" evaluation to determine the cause then the proper intervention. Call the mother & tell her that you will go with her to see the boy's pediatrician if she is embarrassed or unsure of herself. The child may need antibiotics or minor surgery. ...Read more