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Seborrheic Dermatitis Of The Glans Penis Causes
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
Can Protopic be used on the Genitals: Foreskin, Shaft, Head of Penis? Is mild tingling sensation normal?
For what?: It all depends on what type pf symptoms you are having. Probotic is usually prescribed for atopic dermatitis(eczema) which is mostly seen on other areas. If on perineal area usually happens on groin area. I would suggest you get evaluated first since this medication should not be used or used cautiously if there are other issues going on. See your doctor for exam and treatment. ...Read more
Be seen: It could be many things. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Please have this: Medically evaluated. It sounds like you have an infection. ...Read more
Same as other areas: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/treatment/con-20031872 Nice summary of treatments for seb derm Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Here are some...: Skin fold is formed from skin redundancy, which may appear at/near the foreskin, which usually carries no clinical importance. However, it is still hard to tell for sure what you really refer to without a direct look at it. How to put all the related things together correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
The skin on my scrotum & shaft is red, itchy, and swollen.No bumps of any kind.The scrotal skin is also oozing fluid.Is this a fungus or bacteria?
Either one: Either fungal infectioni or certain bacterial infections can do this. "Oozing fluid" suggests a fairly severe infection, so it may not be safe to attempt over-the-counter treatment, and it's possible you would benefit from an oral antibiotic prescription. See a doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...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
What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?
Itchy flaky skin on penis and scrotum. Moisturizer resolves the issue temporarily. Is there a permanent solution?
Yes: Depending on hygene, sexual practice,duration of excessive moisture...yes, fungal infections can happen on an uncircumcised penis. They are less common and easier to treat ...Read more
A red, sometimes itchy rash with scales, related to dandruff. It often is present on the scalp and around the nose and eyebrows, but can also appear on the chest and under the arms. The yeast malassezia may play a role and many treatments target this yeast as well as the ...Read more
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