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Doctor insights on: Red Sores On Tip Of Penis

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I have small to medium sized red sores on shaft of penis and balls, what could this be?

I have small to medium sized red sores on shaft of penis and balls, what could this be?

Sores penis: These could be sexually transmitted disease or could be other common skin infections or parasitic infections. Please see your doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have red sores on the base of the penis? Is that from too much masturbation?

What does it mean to have red sores on the base of the penis? Is that from too much masturbation?

Penile sore: herpes can cause painful sores in the genital area, syphilys can cause sore although syphilys may be not painful, it is highly unlikely from masturbation ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have non painful red sores on my penis shaft and on skin where pubic hair grows, is it herpes? Or is it possibly something else?

I have non painful red sores on my penis shaft and on skin where pubic hair grows, is it herpes? Or is it possibly something else?

Most likely herpetic: Most likely herpetic but must be swabed at site,,, have urine sent for std, blood work for hiv std, must protect yourself, talk to your partner, will need treatment, ...Read more

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Tip of penis discomfort. Some redness and itching. No sores. Has been ongoing 2 months. Herpes?

Tip of penis discomfort. Some redness and itching. No sores. Has been ongoing 2 months. Herpes?

Not likely herpes: Hello :
a herpes infection is unlikely to last 2 months. We would have to look at other causes of this problem.
psoriasis, contact dermatitis from soaps, and lubricants used during sexual activity. A rash on the scalp. For example, or the knees and elbows would make this more likely psoriasis. The causes of a rash in this area of the body are usually complex and require patience. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen skin around the head of my penis and red blotches on the head. No sores, but feels irritated.?

I'm concerned because I have swollen skin around the head of my penis and red blotches on the head. No sores, but feels irritated.?

Balanitis-posthitis: Most such skin reactions on the penis are due to fungi. This is known as balanoposthitis. See a urologist or your family doctor for a topical cream. ...Read more

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I am concerned that 5 days after receiving oral sex I have a red rash on tip of my penis. No sores or anything just a red almost heat rash type! ?

I am concerned that 5 days after receiving oral sex I have a red rash on tip of my penis. No sores or anything just a red almost heat rash type! ?

Get checked...: My suggestion is to get seen and examined by your doctor. It is difficult through this platform to figure what it definitely is. However, based on the history of oral sex prior to the rash it could very well be herpes infection. Another possibility is a fungal infection. In any case, get checked for a final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Male 27. I have a painful, itchy rash or small red bumps, blisters or sores on my penis what is the cause and what prescription can you recommend?

.: The differential diagnosis is huge. It could be a STD to fungal infection to herpetic rash. You need to see a doctor, get examined and obtain proper labs before you receive any meds. ...Read more

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Tender area on head of penis. Now covering over half. Tender to brush against clothing and red. Appears to be raw. With no sores or pain urinating?

Tender area on head of penis. Now covering over half. Tender to brush against clothing and red. Appears to be raw. With no sores or pain urinating?

My take is. ..: Clinically, such change in glans penis is usually related long for skin. But, without a direct look at it, no one can give a correct answer. The best bid - once for all - is seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. Before going to, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of the described signs over time to Doc for analysis + exam + tests as needed so to... ...Read more

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Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?

Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?

It certainly would: Be possible. Of course there are other potential reasons for the sore but without being able to examine you this cannot be confirmed. If you are very concerned about this make an appointment with a health care professional for an examination. Sharing sharp personal hygiene appliances is never a good idea. ...Read more

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Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee

Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee

Unrelated: Probably not from same cause. Need to see dentist or oral surgeon and also physician or urologist for examinations to determine causes and treatments. ...Read more

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I have painful urination. Sore penis tip. A small red spot on the glans of my penis and sores in my mouth. What could it be?

See doctor: There are numerous lesions that affect both oral and genital areas. Both are effected by skin diseases like herpes to autoimmune disorders. Some can be cured, treated and/or make you comfortable. You need to see physician to determine the problem then treat it. You may be contagious. It is better to know what is going on and protect yourself and others. ...Read more

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My 3 year daughter has several small red sores on tongue. She says they hurt. What is it?

My 3 year daughter has several small red sores on tongue. She says they hurt. What is it?

Likely Viral: It is common for children to have viral causes of mouth sores. We are seeing this in Kentucky now. There are several viruses we see including "hand-foot-mouth" disease that causes mouth sores in children. They are all self limited and require only fluids and comfort measures. Small sips work best. Remember children on average get 8 to 10 viruses a year at her age! ...Read more

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Lots of small red sores on scalp. Mainly on both sides of the head. I can't stop touching & picking them. What are they!?

Lots of small red sores on scalp. Mainly on both sides of the head. I can't stop touching & picking them. What are they!?

Can you have: Someone check you for lice? That would be my first concern. After that, you have to think dermatitis of some kind (Huge work up will require doctor visit). The nits are easier to spot than the bugs especially in dark hair and they are usually close to the scalp. You should invest in the combing gel because the glue they use to secure the nits is like concrete. ...Read more

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Hi there. I have small skin irritations that are spreading over my body. They are little red sores with white flakey-dry skin.

Hi there. I have small skin irritations that are spreading over my body. They are little red sores with white flakey-dry skin.

Depends....: If you live with animals.....get treated for flea/scabies. If any new medication or food...stop, take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zantac.........see what happens in few days. Clean your clothes and linen. ...Read more

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I have thrush. I've had it for about a week im taking nystalin for it but it doesn't seem to be working and it's painful I have red sores is this normal?

Not normal: Thrush is a fungal infection usually cause by candidiasis fungus. It can be painful or sore. Often there are white plaques with redness around them. Sometimes an oral anti -fungal like diflucan/ Fluconazole works better than nystatin. If you try the Nystatin for a week and no help, then call doctor for different rx. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been getting little itchy bumps that turn into huge red sores it has been happening for a while now and they take forever to go away. What could this be?

My boyfriend has been getting little itchy bumps that turn into huge red sores it has been happening for a while now and they take forever to go away. What could this be?

Do not touch!: First and foremost answer: herpes (HSV). No direct contact! Highly contagious. Sorry, IMHO not even barrier method/condoms can and do break. Get counseling (call your OB-GYNE or other), and him checked, know what you're dealing with. Not my specialty here. Sure, allergy to metals, adhesives, poison ivy, etc can cause itchy rashes that bubble up, but since he's your boyfriend, first things first. ...Read more

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What is smaii red sores all over that itch?

What is smaii red sores all over that itch?

Difficult to say: Rashes need to b seen to diagnose better. May be allergic rxn to soap/detergent/ perfume/medication/radiologic contrast (dye), insect bites or dozen other things. See pcp or dermatologist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have red sores Hunder my tongue?

What does it mean when I have red sores Hunder my tongue?

Glossitis: Any number of infectious or inflammatory processes can cause this-consult your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have itchy red sores all over my body that are driving be insane. Help!?

What to do if I have itchy red sores all over my body that are driving be insane. Help!?

Could be...: Possible allergic responses to something such as soap or detergent. Or insect bites. Anti-itching medication or lotion such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or calomine may relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Raised red sores on neck, is this a lipoma?

Raised red sores on neck, is this a lipoma?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Red sores in the scalp that puss and causes headaches?

Red sores in the scalp that puss and causes headaches?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. Treatment is with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Helllo Dr. I have a red spotted tip of my tongue that has little red sores and is just in tip of tongue it seems to be causing slight splitting.??

Helllo Dr. I have a red spotted tip of my tongue that has little red sores and is just in tip of tongue it seems to be causing slight splitting.??

Wait: May be irritated from eating certain foods. Wait. Treat symptomatically with OTC meds (ask pharmacist). If symptoms persist, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more