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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
Penis skin peeled on glans years ago leaving painfully sensitive skin and paleness where this happened also fissured under glans leaving skinfragile?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would help for your see a doctor for a detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Very sensitive penis on the corona glans section of uncircumcised penis. Skin will not pull 100% all the way back when fully erected. Too sensitive?
See urologist: See urologist to have this corrected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Foreskine retracts in cold weather and penis head very sensitive feels very tight around penis head?
Phimosis: Foreskin should always be lose and retract easily. See a urologist if this is not the case. Thight foreskin is phimosis and needs treatment either with prescription strength steroid cream, circumcision or prepucioplasty. Latter is performed by surgeon making a vertical incision thru tight are of foreskin and suturing it transversely. This loosens up foreskin and makes it easy to retract. ...Read more
What causes skin to crack and peel no itching no STD on penis glans and under leaving severe sensitivity and thin shiny scarred skin under glans?
What in the world causes the penis skin to crack on and under glans I'm circumcised no STD to leave scarring thin fragile painfully sensitive skin?
See a doctor: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. In addition, this needs to be directly examined in order to even entertain possibilities. ...Read more
Slight bulge(not sure)on glans ofpenis,painless,brighter,no skin lesion,gets brighter & more assignable when cold, looks a bit less sensitive(not sure?
Here are some ...: What you described could be just normal so it deserves a personal watch for next 3-4 months and see. If it doesn't change but remains as described, leave it alone with no further concern or action. If bothered mentally or physically or worsening, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Can fungal condition happen to ccumcised man without being sexually active for years penis skin peeled on glans under leave scars thin raw skin sensit?
Of course: Fungi are all around and nobody knows why a patch will set up on any particular place. Your physician can let you know if this is a fungus. I see you've had a biopsy -- this will let you know whether this might be premalignancy instead. These fungal infections are easy to treat. Best wishes. ...Read more
Penis skin peeled on glans cracked badly leaving thin fragile skin painfully sensitive biopsy said no lichen sclerous the more pics I see look like it?
Skin condition: See either a dermatologist or a urologist. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Your most reasonable bid to effectively care for what you described is go to see a urologist who will review the story about what you have experienced and decide if trying topical Rx with antifungal - steroid cream + heighten topical hygiene would help control what you got or if circumcision be the way to go for long-term care. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
What causes severely painful hypersensitivity on glans and under glans on circumcised penis for many years after skin peeled and cracked no s.t.d?
Glans below foreskin is very sensitive. Flowing water, soap and water are unable to remove the sticky smegma.How to clean smegma ?
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Penile papules under penis tip. No discomfort til partner pubic hairs scraped it. Stings, a bit swollen and sensitive. Not uncircumcised. No discomfort during sex. Hurts foreskin pulled back when dry.
Penis skin cracked and peeled badly on glans and under leaving paler skin painful sensitivity to anything biospy no lichen sclerous psoriasis etc help?
Try...: Great; chronic protracted benign skin conditions and skin cancer are ruled out with biopsy, now, it's logical to handle with keeping the affected area from further chemical and physical irritations if any, applying thin 1% Hydrocortisone cream daily x 7 days and see. If it's related with long foreskin, do circumcision. Detial? See doc timely. But it's hard to make DX without a direct look at it. ...Read more
Circumcised &virgin but penis glans skin is very bumpy & Rough skin for many years. Some glans area is smooth not bumps but 80% is bumpy and rough. ?
Hard to give A....: To deduce best possible Dx, one needs more specific info on the onset, degree, duration, progress, evolution, response to care, etc. + direct look at + testing as needed (though rarely needed); that is essential for adequate medical care. How to unveil the Dx for your concern? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Trauma: Sounds as though you have had some friction to the penis. This is common with both masturbation and with vaginal intercourse. Try an ice pack or cold pack for a few minutes and observe. If this is persistent, get seen and find out if there is an allergic reaction, infection or other issue. Poison oak and ivy are common to get on the penis. This will need specific treatment by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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