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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.

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.

Dermatitis: While infection with yeast is the most common culprit, if this has been ruled out you may have genital psoriasis. Keep the area clean, dry, minimize trauma, and try a low-dose topical steroid. Your treating doctor may need to consider a biopsy if the site does not clear. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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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.

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

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Red rash on penis head?

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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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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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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Glans (Definition)

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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more