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Red Rash On Glans After Masturbation
I have small red sores on my glans. Uncircumcised, they do not itch, hurt or look infected. Could it be from masturbation? Or over washing of penis?
Here are some...: To attest if what you saw on glans penis is related with masturbation, stop it for 1-2 wks and see to examine the sequence of events. In general, a young of 17 should have healthy tender skin without obsessive cleansing-even for uncircumcised foreskin. So, seek evaluation & counseling. To get the related things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
Red/sore glans/forskin. Not balanitis/std. Worse after masturbation. Occasional pain in penis, testicles, lower back, when ejaculating. 2 UTI in 2013.
Both the sides of penis TIP is red, but there are NO rashes or anything. Never had sex, but I masturbate a lot. Can this be a problem? 18 Indian male.
Irritation...: It is difficult to give an impression without taking a look at it but possibilities are: irritation due to frequent friction and hydrocortisone cream can help with that. It could be an infection but in order to receive an accurate diagnosis it would be good if a primary care provider or Urologist does a formal exam. ...Read more
Balanitis, phimosis: This is due to a tiny amount of URINE trapped under the foreskin. Yeasts and smegma bacteria ferment the urine into irritating products. Circumcision is a quick and easy cure. Castellani solution is very effective. Always hold back the foreskin during urination and hold back for a minute after. After urinating rinse off or blot with a tissue. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a rash-like irritation (redness) on the head of one's penis after masturbating w/out lube? It went away after 1or 2 days.
Yes: Lube up and/or loosen the grip. This is common, ...Read more
What is reason for eruption of pimples on glans and hot and redness also little swelling of prepuce, burning and sometime with pus beneath prepuce.
Infection: Obviously you have some type of infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
Sore red rash on glans penis & forskin. Rash comes & goes but always uncomfortable. Tested for STDs & treated for balanitis. Had 2 UTI in 7 months.
Red rash on glans penis. Sore penis. Groin pain. Occasional back pain. Urinating frequently. Treated for balanitis with no improvment. 2 UTI in 6 mon.
Penis and Prostate:
Wow. This is frustrating for you I am sure. I wish you were here so I can go over all of this one problem at a time. I worried you have a prostate infection extending into the bladder. The back pain is usually a sign that you need appropriate antibiotics.
Rash is often fungal or "jock itch". But, staph infections can also infect this area when there is sores.
I always worry about syphilis... ...Read more
Some red little dot of rash appear on my penis head. Had protected vaginal rubbing no penetration on 4mth ago. Had frequent masturbation. What causes it
When I masturbate my penis head turns in some sort of rash, and my uretra mouth turns red, why that happens?
Was riding my exercise cycle hard this morning and now my glans penis is swollen and red no itching or rash. I am circumsized, monogamous. Trombus? N
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
Painful glans penis & forskin. Red rash. Treated for balanitis with no change. Been tested for STD all clear. Forskin can be retracted. Circumcision?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You might need a biopsy. ...Read more
I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?
STDs: The best way in which to obtain an answer to your question is to have a professional examine the rash and test you accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it ok to stroke the glans when masturbating? With lube of course, doing this makes me ejaculate.
I've often been feeling a sharp pain on the left of penis glans for last 10 months. There is nothing on the glans.... I masturbate?
100%: In a recent survey, 98% of men admit to masturbating and 2% lied! Perhaps you need to see a doctor regarding the pain, which is abnormal. ...Read more
Because of masturbation my penis is nervous and not erecting. Gatting pain from glans. It is like a banana. Please help me save my life now onl?
Get seen: By a competent physician who you trust to talk about your male sexuality. You do need to know up front that all young men enjoy their bodies as you've been doing and this is not the cause of any problems you are having. If you have real erectile dysfunction and/or pain, it needs to be seen. Your level of concern alone ("save my life") makes this too important a question for us at HealthTap. ...Read more
I used to masturbate regularly and further due to aggressive masturabtion I lost buldge in glans section off penis though rear part has full erection?
Erection: Comes from engorgement of blood on the penis. Sometimes there can be vascular leakage. Please see your doctor who can test blood flow, hormones, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Lubrication: You very well may need to add something to help lubricate the gland and penis during the friction caused by sexual activity. If there is a sore or infection a physician should probably determine the need for treatment. ...Read more
Is it ok to stroke the glans when masturbating (with lube on)? Because I am worried if I might be stroking off the sensitivity or something.
See answer: The head of the penis (glans), the rim of the glans, and the underside of the penis below glans (frenulum) are all rich in nerve endings and most sensitive/erogenous areas in most men. Masturbation and stroking these areas often result in maximal stimulation and pleasure. There is no danger or risk of damaging, removing or "stroking off" these sensitive areas with normal masturbation or lube use. ...Read more
Is it ok if I always need to use lube to masturbate with? I just can't ejaculate without it because I need the glans stimulation to ejaculate.
Okay. ..: Hi! PaulH, It's okay to masturbation with lube, but think about not letting overindulgence and obsession in any aspects of life rein and ruin our life as previously addressed. I do know this is not what most people want to hear, but, I'm sure this is what you need to hear. Also, beware: Don't let political correctness and commercialism disrupt practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle as the key to... ...Read more
Is it ok to stroke the glans when masturbating with lube on? (Circumcised). Or will that stroke away sensitivity?
It's OK: It's OK to do anything that does not cause pain or irritation., There is no problem with lubrication getting on your glans area. Relax and enjoy the pleasures your body can give. ...Read more
Yesterday I masturbated and afterwards I noticed a small amount of blood coming from the glans of my penis as if there was a small abrasion or puncture that occured. I cleaned it up and put on neosporin, but it's still irritated today and I can see a cou
Trauma: Possibly due to trauma. If the irritation persists after a couple of days with or without discharge, please visit your primary doc. Or you could stop masturbating until you are healed; however if after a week it persists, see your doc. ...Read more
My glans hurts alot when I touch or rub it. I haven't masturbated in a very very long time. I'm a virgin. What's the problem?
Here are some. ..: Without a direct look at glans penis, It's hard to offer an accurate Dx for effective Rx. But, clinically, long tight foreskin is still the most common underlying culprit leading to fungal / bacterial infection, which may be temporarily treated with applying topical antigungal - steroid cream 1-2 times lightly daily after gentle cleansing for 3-4 days & see. If not getting better, see Doc timely. ...Read more
M57 masturbated 3 days back with dirty hands, now see multiple problems. Ulcer on shaft skin under glans, small dot crusting ulcer on glans. Advise?
Sore glans & forskin. Treated for balanitis, UTI & stds. Had cystscopy - nothing found. Symtoms for 1 year. Very sore after sex/masturbation.
See a urologist: Get examined and work out the reason for this. Without seeing you it is impossible to diagnose over the internet. Good luck. ...Read more
Sore glans penis after sex & masturbation. Not balanitus or std. Aches in testicles, pain in rectum when ejaculating. 2 utis in 6 months.
See a urologist: This deserves expert evaluation. Cannot do on internet. Good luck & hope this gets better soon. ...Read more
Pain in glans penis. Not STD or balanitis. Sore after masturbation/sex. Had 2 UTI in 6 months. Occasional ache in back, testicles & pain ejaculating.
See a urologist: This needs full evaluation by an expert in this area. ...Read more
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
It seems that I get rashes on my penile every time I masturbate and ejaculate? Since I had one 20 min. Ago and now it's gone?
Is it ok to masturbate through my shorts or should I take my penis out and use lubricant to avoid excessive friction and redness?
Whatever works: You may masturbate in whatever way you find the most pleasurable. ...Read more
Thrush and others: If you are uncircumcised, a yeast infection (thrush) could do this, but so could be "nonspecific" banalitis, bacterial overgrowth, or other causes. Best to be professionally evaluated. Or you could try simple hygiene first -- retract foreskin and wash with soap and water twice a day -- then get care if it doesn't clear up in a few days. ...Read more
I do not know which gender you are. I will assume male for this answer. If I am wrong ask again.
Masturbation is about friction. If you do not use lubrication then the dry friction can lead to damage or abrasions to the penile skin. This irritation can also then get infected and be swollen and red. ...Read more
Maybe: Try using a good water-based lube and see if that helps. Or simply try a much looser grip -- that's generally better anyway. If it's not better in two weeks, get with your physician. Dad might be a good guy to talk to about this -- or even your doctor. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: For the matter as described, it would be hard to offer countable advice without a direct look at it. So, bring the info on the onset, duration, progress, etc. Of the lesion to Doc for analysis + inspection + possible tests as needed so to define what it's and how to manage it sensibly. Clinically, such change is often related with long foreskin. ...Read more
I have a crawling sensation, and rashes on my penis, plus the tip of it hurts I didn't have unprotected sex, but I have masturbated recently?
Urticaria: This may be urticaria from the adventure itself (some people sneeze instead) or cholinergic urticaria if you work up a sweat as you "get hot". The rash is a red, slightly raised one that blanches when you push on it, right? It's not a problem. Some folks under emotional stress or pleasure get the same urticaria on neck and chest. ...Read more