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My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin.

My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin.

Consult urologist: Your friend probably needs treatment with prescription cream or might even be candidate for circumcision. ...Read more

Skin Cracking (Definition)

Fissuring in outermost layer of ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

What is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

Skin cracking: Fissuring in outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more

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Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

Fingertip eczema: Eczema on the fingertips is sometimes called fingertip eczema. If the eczema affects more of the hand than just the fingertips, it may be called hand eczema. Eczema on the fingertips may affect all the fingers or only some of the fingers. Fingertip eczema may affect the area of fingerprints or along or below the fingernail. It may be a form of contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Super dried up and skin cracking on both hands?

Super dried up and skin cracking on both hands?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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Is my knuckle skin cracking a bad thing? Sometimes it bleeds.

Is my knuckle skin cracking a bad thing? Sometimes it bleeds.

Not really.: Skin cracks when it gets dry, the same way leather does, especially in areas of high movement (such as knuckle joints). The most common cause of dry skin on the hands is frequent hand-washing, which is a good practice, but does dry your skin out. Get a good emollient hand lotion and apply it after each washing. If the problem persists, let a dermatologist sort it out. ...Read more

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My son has eczema, worst inside his elbows. What's the best thing to stop his skin cracking?

Keep moisturized: In eczema or any condition where skin is dry and itchy the best thing is to find a moisturizer that your sonĀ“s skin likes and apply multiple times per day. Do not forget to keep him very well hydrated, water is best! Lastly do not wait until the skin is cracking before you treat it, try to find the subtle signs when the flare up starts. Find out what aggravates it and eliminate it. ...Read more

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Can you teach me how to cure my heels' skin cracking problem?

Happy Feet: Agree with dr f. Prevention: moisturize your feet with cream or ointment before bedtime. Then wear socks to bed. (some people even wrap their feet with Saran wrap so it really soaks in. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

Virginal/ruff contac: Skin will comfortably callous over time; too quick will cause additive tears. Cocoanut oil several times a day +slow down.
If this fails after 5 to 8 days, a thorough dermatological exam is a must. From nutrition to exotic infections & syndromes must be considered as well as as a herald of a more general malady.
Pls. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil. Advise?

Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil. Advise?

Dry skin: You may have had a reaction/dermatitis to the previous soap, and a low dose hydro-cortisone cream may be of benefit, or just to make less dry, an over the counter moisturizer with aloe may help. If persists, then see a dermatologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Needs to be treated with mid to high potency steroids. Could try twice daily Hydrocortisone ointment and strict avoidance of soap, water and solvents for a few weeks. ...Read more

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I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the darkened skin on base of penis shaft?

What can I do to address the darkened skin on base of penis shaft?

Why be concerned?: Penile shaft skin and scrotum are more pigmented in all men unless all their skin is black. Pigmentation of genitalia is often uneven so that skin at base can be darker. This is almost certainly normal. Feel free to send a secure photo via email if still concerned. ...Read more

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What to do if I noticed my boyfriend has bumps around the base of the head of his penis. Is that normal?

PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval. Hubpages. Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. ...Read more

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I have an unknown skin growth on the base of my penis since 6-7years ago. It does not itch or hurt or grown.?

I have an unknown skin growth on the base of my penis since 6-7years ago. It does not itch or hurt or grown.?

Not to worry: You have this skin growth for 6-7 years and as you mentioned, there has been no change in the size, no color change, no pain, no discharge nor drainage and it does not itch at all. You can continue observing and leave it alone. If you see any changes at all or you are getting concerned, go see a dermatologist so they can do a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

Skin bumps: It is really too difficult to answer this question in this forum. You need to have it evaluated by your family doctor or a urologist. Lesions can range from normal hair follicles to genital warts. www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Is it true for correct girth you measure your penis at the base, shaft, and head add them up and divide by 3.?

Is it true for correct girth you measure your penis at the base, shaft, and head add them up and divide by 3.?

No: Measuring maximal diameter of penile glans (head) gives U maximal birth of glans. This is usually the widest part of penis. Measuring diameter at base of erect penis gives U girth at base. Some men have maximal girth below penile glans. I.e area with maximal gives you the correct maximal girth. No point in taking 3 measurements &dividing by 3 unless you want the average penile girth ...Read more

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I've recently got discolored patch on the base of my penis. I'm dark but this path is somewhat light brownish. It doesn't hurt. But skin there is smooth?

I've recently got discolored patch on the base of my penis. I'm dark but this path is somewhat light brownish. It doesn't hurt. But skin there is smooth?

See answer: Of course, without a picture it is difficult to accurately diagnose but your description is most consistent with a type of mole called benign melanocytic nevus which as the name implies is benign and requires no treatment. If lesion changes in size or appearance, or if you desire an accurate diagnosis, I would recommend you see a dermatologist. You could also compare with online pics of nevi. ...Read more

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I have a visible lump under my skin close to the base of my penis?

I have a visible lump under my skin close to the base of my penis?

New?: Is it new? Is it changing in size? Is it painful? If the answer to all three is a yes, then I suggest you see your doctor. However, It could just be a fibroma. Take care. ...Read more

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I have little red dots at the base of tge head of penis I have pics jyst don't know how to put them on here?

I have little red dots at the base of tge head of penis I have pics jyst don't know how to put them on here?

Here are some. ..: What you saw at the base of glans penis may represents the presence of so-called pearly penile papillose - PPP, which are considered as normal variant and harmless with no need for active intervention. To verify such, a direct look at them is still the most reliable way to do although a good photo may help. So, see urologist timely for confirmation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part. Can anyone tell what is this?

What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part. Can anyone tell what is this?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell what it may be, but clinically these spots may be so-called pearly penile papules or something related to the effects of long tight foreskin according to what you briefed. How to put all the related things together correctly for right care/counseling? Follow on instruction articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health ...Read more

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Firm small lump underneath skin near base of penis. It isn't painful, I can barely feel when not erect, but when erect it visibly sticks out.

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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NMS but: This is likely present at the area where the skin is attached to the penile shaft. If this is unpleasant, consult an urologist who can remove it rather easily even if this is not what the problem is. ...Read more

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Small little bumps on base of penis, can get a little white head out of them, there's not a lot. Avid biker and I used to shave. Stopped shaving.

Small little bumps on base of penis, can get a little white head out of them, there's not a lot. Avid biker and I used to shave. Stopped shaving.

Inclusion cyst: This is usually small inclusion cysts (zits). The rubbing from cycling and the heat can aggravate the small pores causing them to clog and form whiteheads. ...Read more

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Both sides of penis under the skin are lumps like something has crystalized. Starts at base. Some larger than others. Causes it to be bent when erect?

Both sides of penis under the skin are lumps like something has crystalized. Starts at base. Some larger than others. Causes it to be bent when erect?

Peyronies Disease: You have described peyronies disease. It is a scarring of the rods of the penis that causes pain, curvature and can progress to ed. Genetics, trauma and some medical problems play a role.
Peyronies is more common in diabetics, who already have risk factors for ed. Unfortunately medical treatments have been disappointing. Surgical treatment is usually reserved for those unable to penetrate. ...Read more

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Hard lump on right side of penis under the skin at base?

Recommend u see: Urologist or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment ...Read more