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Day 7 post circumcision- is it normal for minor bleeding 2 occur through thick black scab on underside of penis?

Day 7 post circumcision- is it normal for minor bleeding 2 occur through thick black scab on underside of penis?

Circumcision: Surgical incisions may take up to a week to heal. Given the nature of the skin around the glans penis, there could be a small patch of skin that is "necrosing", which is probably the black that you see. If that is part of the remaining foreskin then there is no need to worry as it will just fall off. But if it is part of the normal penis skin, then I recommend having it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Day 9 post circumcision - still no sign of any stiches? Only very thick rock hard black scab on underside of penis incision?

No stitches: You need to speak with the physician that did the circumcision. It is possible that stitches were not placed during the procedure. Was the procedure done on you or a young baby? ...Read more

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Day 6 post circumcision-have I delayed healing process by accidently breaking off small bit of thick black scab on underside of penis?

Day 6 post circumcision-have I delayed healing process by accidently breaking off small bit of thick black scab on underside of penis?

Here are some. ..: This Q was answered 5 minutes ago as follows: What you experienced isn't unusual. The surest act to follow is do nothing but keep the surgical site as clean & dry as possible with applying the betadine solution on it with soaked Q-tip 1-2 x daily until healed. So, in short, the "best" care is no care but the above & resisting temptation to pick it. But, if still in doubt, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the underside of the penis incision 2have more scabbing than the top area? Thicker scabbing...and swelling?

Is it normal for the underside of the penis incision 2have more scabbing than the top area? Thicker scabbing...and swelling?

Swelling yes: As gravity causes the swelling to pool on the underside. By the same mechanism the proteins and platelets that form the "scab" can pool on the underside. But you haven't even mentioned why you had the surgery/incision. If you elevate the penis you can reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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Scabs on penis head?

Scabs on penis head?

Penis: Trauma and herpes top my list. Please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Someone I know has small scab on penis, what to do?

Someone I know has small scab on penis, what to do?

Here are some. ..: Ideally, get a fair judgment by professional evaluation with analyzing its Hx stressing the sequence of events over time + conducting proper physical exam for the penile scab before jumping the gun to say or do something. Of course, sincerely ask him about the story of that scab if you genuinely like to be with him and he would oblige to reveal... ...Read more

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Hello. I need help identifying a scab on the shaft of my penis. I had recently hung out with someone, but there was no actual sex involved.

Hello. I need help identifying a scab on the shaft of my penis. I had recently hung out with someone, but there was no actual sex involved.

Need more info: It could be just a scab, but you are likely to remember having had any trauma to your penis. It really should be evaluated. Any unprotected (or inadequately) protected sex at any point in your life puts you at risk for STD, which is the most concerning thing based on your symptom. Even if you did not have sex this time, it could be something in the recent or even remote past. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Are scabs on penis and balls benign?

You would need to: Be evaluated to ensure that you don't have an infectious cause for lesions. ...Read more

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Boyfriend found 2 small scabs on penis tip after vigorous non penetrative sex- oral&rubbing. Never happened b4in 2yrs what could it be?

Boyfriend found 2 small scabs on penis tip after vigorous non penetrative sex- oral&rubbing. Never happened b4in 2yrs what could it be?

Abrasions Happen: Abrasions during sexual activity are common. Friction causes the breakdown of the skin or the lubrication is rough or the teeth cause minor damage to the skin of the penis during sexual play. Fortunately the skin of the penis heals very well. ...Read more

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There are black dot/scab on bf's penis. What is it?

There are black dot/scab on bf's penis. What is it?

Uncertain: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Do you get scab on penis for jock itch scab like substance on penis

Do you get scab on penis for jock itch scab like substance on penis

Possibly: If the groin is very sweaty / moist, and/or the fungal infection is a little deeper than just the top-most layers of skin, it is possible. It can be other things as well though, so should be seen by a dr for exam, diagnosis, and proper treatment. ...Read more

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My son has a scab looking thin on his penis. Should I be worried? It is between the shaft and the head, right on the crease.

My son has a scab looking thin on his penis. Should I be worried? It is between the shaft and the head, right on the crease.

Not enough to. ..: The described scenario is not detailed enough to make a sensible advice. But, if it seems getting better slowly but surely day by day, it's okay to leave alone, and just watch and see, If not resolved as expected in 3-5 days, see Doc timely with info on its onset, progress, and changing color, size, etc, so Doc can analyze, do physicals, & do tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx. ...Read more

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I noticed a small scab right below the head of my penis it's incredibly small and hard to see but the texture was noticeable. What could this be?

I noticed a small scab right below the head of my penis it's incredibly small and hard to see but the texture was noticeable. What could this be?

Scab: How small is small? Ulcer? Have you had this before? Discharge from penis? I am available online now if you want to chat. ...Read more

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Had sex with a guy that has a scab on his penis. What will happen to me?

Had sex with a guy that has a scab on his penis. What will happen to me?

Depends: It really depends on why the scap was there. Perhaps he over did it with sex previously, perhaps he caught it in his zipper. Perhaps he has a std.
Next time check it out before you put it in. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has 2 bumps on his penis one turned into a scab is that herpes because I'm scared.!

My boyfriend has 2 bumps on his penis one turned into a scab is that herpes because I'm scared.!

Only way to know: For certain is with proper exam and tests. It could also be some other kind of std or unrelated problem. Have him see his doctor asap. ...Read more

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White crusty scab on the right side of the head of the penis should I be worried? Or is bad hygine

White crusty scab on the right side of the head of the penis should I be worried? Or is bad hygine

Both?: If you are not keeping clean, then hygiene could delay healing. More suspcious for an std or related genito-urinary infection. It should be evaluated by a dr. Many health dept's have free / low-cost "std clinics" set up which can do exam and testing discretely. ...Read more

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I've got some sort of small scab attached too the back of the top of the penis? I've not been sexually active for years?

Infection: Okay. Then go see your doctor and get this infection diagnosed and treated. Your penis is covered with skin. You don't have to be sexually active to get or have a skin infection. ...Read more

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I have scabs and a bump on my penis and it's very itchy it first started with being itchy on my body and then the scabs and bump came?

I have scabs and a bump on my penis and it's very itchy it first started with being itchy on my body and then the scabs and bump came?

SCABS ON ITCHY PENIS: THIS SOUNDS AS IF IT MIGHT BE SCABIES.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST OR YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR SOON!
IF IT IS SCABIES, IT IS HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS. . . ...Read more

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I washed my penis with soap but I had gotten sharpie on it (don't ask) so I had to scrub to remove it. Soap got in there and made it scab up. Okay?

I washed my penis with soap but I had gotten sharpie on it (don't ask) so I had to scrub to remove it. Soap got in there and made it scab up. Okay?

Treat gently: The area will heal. Next time avoid Sharpies altogether, or wait for the marks to fade on their own. Organic solvents will remove Sharpie but I would not recommend applying them now. ...Read more

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I am 47 years old now. When I was 11, I had a bike wreck and scraped my penis in a small spot 1/4 inch long. Now I have a hard scab under my skin?

I am 47 years old now. When I was 11, I had a bike wreck and scraped my penis in a small spot 1/4 inch long. Now I have a hard scab under my skin?

Urologist: It's difficult to advise you without examining you, but a hard scab would usually be on the outside surface and not under the skin. I believe that a urologist is best qualified to examine, advise and treat you for this lesion. ...Read more

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I noticed 4 or 5 scabs on the head of my penis. No pain or itching. A little redness around them though. They're all within a quarter inch area right?

I noticed 4 or 5 scabs on the head of my penis. No pain or itching. A little redness around them though. They're all within a quarter inch area right?

HealthTap Prime.: You seem to be suffering from an unknown condition. First step is a diagnosis. Use HealthTap Prime so that you can interact with a doctor live & perhaps upload a photo of the scabs that you can review together. A doctor'll want to ask you questions about your sexual history & medical problems that run in your family. It's hard to speculate without knowing more information. Benign causes are possib ...Read more

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I have a small red spot on lower penis. When squeezed clear liquid comes out then scabs. No pain. Wha is it?

Caution: Likely STD: There are a number of possibilities, but it is likely to be a lesion associated with one of several std's ("sexually transmitted diseases"). The fact that it is painless narrows the diagnosis a little. You definitely need to have this evaluated and (to avoid worsening) treated asap. In the meantime, please have consideration for, and protect your partner (s) from, possible spread of infection. ...Read more

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Day 9 post circ - incision line on top part of penis has little or no scabbing as top foreskin is bunching up 2 prevent any gap showing? Fused?

Day 9 post circ - incision line on top part of penis has little or no scabbing as top foreskin is bunching up 2 prevent any gap showing? Fused?

Maybe: It's common for the remnant of foreskin at the edge of the glans to stick to the edge. Pulling this back gently every day after urinating can help loosen it, but it that isn't working, then a non-prescription steroid cream applied daily to the area can loosen it over several weeks. If that isn't working, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriends penis after we have sex it's very raw looking then the next day it will be a scab. Is it because of me not being wet I have trouble?

Lubrication: Mist humans find early in in their sexual life to add or use extra lubrication when they have sexual activity. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a male teen and I looked on my penis and I have a little bump with what looks like an open scab. There is a hair coming out it I'm a virgin?

Hi, I'm a male teen and I looked on my penis and I have a little bump with what looks like an open scab. There is a hair coming out it I'm a virgin?

If virgin..: I don't think you have a lot to be concerned about. It is most likely and ingrown hair. Gently wash with mild soap. If it does not resolve within 3weeks or gets worse, talk to your doctor ...Read more

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I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

Scab?: It sounds like you just had a break in the skin for some reason that developed a scab. Think back to what might have caused this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I noticed a scab on my partners penis, Could it be herpes? We’ve had unprotected intercourse twice. If it’s herpes could I have contracted it?

Yes and Yes, if...: If one's partner actually has herpes, the penis might have contagious Herpes simplex sores. If he doesn't have herpes, then the scab is likely due to something else. To solve this mystery, she has to talk with her partner and they together can review their past exposures and known or possible infections. Blood tests can determine whether or not a person already carries Herpes simplex types 1 or 2. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has dry skin on tip of his penis he said its from masturbating. He keep peeling scabs what should he do?

My boyfriend has dry skin on tip of his penis he said its from masturbating. He keep peeling scabs what should he do?

See doctor: To see what it is. It could be an std or another skin condition. And he should stop pealing the scabs so that it can heal. ...Read more

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Have bumps on scrotum that had a fluid inside they burst now and are scabing up and are painful, also have small bumps with black center on penis?

Have bumps on scrotum that had a fluid inside they burst now and are scabing up and are painful, also have small bumps with black center on penis?

See a doctor: If the bumps looked like small blisters, they burst, and are now crusting, this may be a genital herpes infection. See a health care provider for an examination. ...Read more

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So my boyfriend notices 5 bumps on his penis hours after we had sex. They have clear liquid and when popped they scab over. They aren't clustered.

So my boyfriend notices 5 bumps on his penis hours after we had sex. They have clear liquid and when popped they scab over. They aren't clustered.

Unsure: Hi
Not exactly sure about what it is but a few thoughts: The timing of the appearance of the blisters would suggest that it is related to friction/trauma from intercourse, however it seems a little unusual that there would be 5 distinct blisters, in which, the timing factor may just have been coincidental. There are a few STDs that have this appearance and it never hurts to get checked. ...Read more

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