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I have a red rash on my penis shaft near my groin area. It is also secreting clear like fluid from the rash. Is it eczema/dermatitis/yeast infction?

I have a red rash on my penis shaft near my groin area. It is also secreting clear like fluid from the rash. Is it eczema/dermatitis/yeast infction?

Not likely: Johns123, it sounds like something you need to have checked out by a physician. Based on the symptoms and signs you have described it could be several things. Eczema typically does not secrete clear fluid, nor does dermatitis. Yeast is a possibility but you still need to rule out other things such as herpatic lesions especially if there is pain associated with the rash. ...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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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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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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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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Itch, cottege ch discharge, husband had a red rash on penis, no blisters. Dr gave him topical steriod cr. It went away. I started monistat it helped.

Itch, cottege ch discharge, husband had a red rash on penis, no blisters. Dr gave him topical steriod cr. It went away. I started monistat it helped.

Vaginitis: Vaginitis could be caused due to changes in normal bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), yeast infections, or trichomoniasis. Only the later is sexually transmitted. Clinical findings may suggest a particular diagnosis. A pelvic exam and some testing would be needed for further evaluation. Empiric therapy should be avoided because of frequent misdiagnosis and inappropriate therapy. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have rash on penis and 2 red bumps, what can it be?

What should I do if I have rash on penis and 2 red bumps, what can it be?

Really could say ...: In person examination would yield more information. Take care. ...Read more

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Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

Possible yeast: You could have a candidal infection that could be helped via otc creams. Ie lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Possible a contact dermatitis due to condom. If using and no response to above consider stop using and try otc Hydrocortisone cream. May need to see pcp if persists. ...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


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Penile Rash (Definition)

Penile rash is a symptom in which a person has skin changes on his penis. Such a rash can be itchy, bumpy, with or ...Read more