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Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Small red rash on head of penis which goes and comes back every so often, nothing comes out, just a rash, which goes and comes back, also circumsised?

Small red rash on head of penis which goes and comes back every so often, nothing comes out, just a rash, which goes and comes back, also circumsised?

Glans Penis Rashes: While rashes of the head of the penis (glans penis) tend not to be sexually transmitted, you should see your doctor. You could be experiencing an eruption related to friction from sexual activity. Other possibilities include lichen planus and zoon's balanitis. Much less likely at your age is an early carcinoma that can be related to human papilloma virus infection. Let your doctor help you! ...Read more

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Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Exam-balanits: inflammation of the head of the penis can be caused by multiple factors: friction, fungal, bacterial, or inflammatory causes: must be examined. ...Read more

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I have small rash on the head of my penis, routine or std?

I have small rash on the head of my penis, routine or std?

When in doubt: Check it out. Evaluation of an unusual rash at the penis should prompt further evaluation by a trained physician. All the best. ...Read more

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Hello doc! I have a small red rashes over my penis head and also swelling below the penis head.

Hello doc! I have  a small red rashes over my penis head and also swelling below the penis head.

Rash: This may be due to a yeast infection which can be transmitted by your sexual partner. An allergic rash from something you came in contact with is less likely. You should be examined by your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi i just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Hi i just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Most likely, ok...: As long as no local discomfort, such rashes may suggest mild balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), which is usually related with redundant foreskin with poor local hygiene. Without detailed history and inspection, it's hard to make a firm statement. If any doubt, go to see an expert in the field. Best luck... ...Read more

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Found a small sore Near the head of penis, after it dissapeared had some rashes near anal region. Is this symptom of syphyllis Will I know if it is?

It may be, need test: It could be syphilis- a painless ulcer, then a rash which could be anal warts. Or another STD. If you had unprotected sex, get tested for all STD's (but it can take 8 weeks from the time of the sore for the syphilis test to be positive) and an exam. They may treat you without waiting for the results, especially if your partner was male. Also get tested for HIV- everyone should know their status. ...Read more

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I had a rash show up on my penis it started out as small bumps but they popped and now the head of my penis has really dry skin it peels and its not itchy or anything

I had a rash show up on my penis it started out as small bumps but they popped and now the head of my penis has really dry skin it peels and its not itchy or anything

A : A rash on your penis definitely warrants medical investigation, meaning a trip to your doctor. You could be dealing with something as simple as an allergic reaction/dermatitis or something more worrisome like an std. Regardless i can't make a good guess without seeing the area in question. Also you may need testing depending on your doctor's diagnosis. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing some red rash on my penis head, the rash presents small white bumps however these are not spots and do not produce a liquid?

I have been experiencing some red rash on my penis head, the rash presents small white bumps however these are not spots and do not produce a liquid?

Leave them alone...: More likely, whatever you observed & described are innocuous as long as not hurting, and oftentimes such rashes are related with long foreskin. To verify what they could be, one needs more info on the specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing sequence of events + a direct look at. How to have these related things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html ...Read more

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Painless red rash / small bumps on head / top of shaft of penis after sex. Will last for a week and go if i don't have sex again / stay if i do.

Painless red rash / small bumps on head / top of shaft of penis after sex. Will last for a week and go if i don't have sex again / stay if i do.

Lichen planus: You are describing koebner phenomenon where trauma is the inducer in people prone to have the condition. The most likely diagnosis is lichen planus but psoriasis is a possibility. So rather than becoming celibate , i recommend applying otc Hydrocortisone ointment several hours before and several hours after intercourse and see if that helps. ...Read more

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What could i have? I have a burning rash on scrotum for 5 weeks, testicle pain, small white bumps on penis head, sore throat, gas, burning eyes.

What could i have? I have a burning rash on scrotum for 5 weeks, testicle pain, small white bumps on penis head, sore throat, gas, burning eyes.

Go to the doctor: This is a group of symptoms that do not predict just one problem. I think you need to be seen in person by your family physician. ...Read more

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Rash around base if penis. Local doctors gave me cream that never workd. Its causing the skin to split and crack. Feels like small pebbles under skin?

Rash around base if penis. Local doctors gave me cream that never workd. Its causing the skin to split and crack. Feels like small pebbles under skin?

See urologist: Depends on what they gave you and what the rash is. If it's a fungal infection you may need a combination of anti-fungal and steroid. If it's severe an oral anti-fungal. See a urologist. Find out what it is and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have skin cancer on my penis?I went tanning once abou 8 months ago and the next day a very small rash appeared and hasn't went away?

Is it possible to have skin cancer on my penis?I went tanning once abou 8 months ago and the next day a very small rash appeared and hasn't went away?

Possible: What you are describing does not sound typical of a skin cancer and it is a relatively rare area to develop a skin cancer. The more likely explanation is a rash that needs treatment. Consult a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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