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What are the rasons for a smelly penis?

What are the rasons for a smelly penis?

Poor hygiene: The main reason for a smelly penis is usually poor hygiene. The other common reason is scarring of the foreskin with difficulty in retracting the foreskin which causes an accumulation of smagma underneath the foreskin. If this area is inaccessable to be cleaned adequately, it will cause an odor and some white discharge. An uncommon cause for a smelly penis is penile caner. ...Read more

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What to do if you have a smelly penis even after, u washec it ?

What to do if you have a smelly penis even after, u washec it ?

Not usually serious: This could be a sign of a few things. Yeast/fungal infections is a common cause. Uncircumcised men are more likely to experience this because moisture, bacteria and smegma accumulate under the foreskin, producing a fishy odor. Good hygiene includes cleaning and drying the head of the penis. Pulling the foreskin back to urinate will also be helpful. If this doesn't resolve best to see your pcp. ...Read more

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I have a smelly penis. It smells like fish.?

Hygiene first: Make sure you are cleaning well, especially if you are uncircumcised. If you are certain you have good hygiene and that is not of concern, and the smell persists- see your physician. You could have an infection. (does your partner have a vaginal discharge or infection? Trichomonas typically causes fishy discharge) definitely see your doc. ...Read more

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Leakage of smelly liquid from penis and the "pipe" of where i pee out, get a little bit itchy?

Leakage of smelly liquid from penis and the "pipe" of where i pee out, get a little bit itchy?

Urethritis: Now you need to go to your doctor and see what kind of urethritis you have. You may have chlamydia or gonorrhea. Irregardless which one, you need to get seen. ...Read more

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Hi Dr I am having a smelly urine and my penis when I go to the toilet pains as if there's something burning and also blood comes out when I squeeze.

Hi Dr I am having a smelly urine and my penis when I go to the toilet pains as if there's something burning and also blood comes out when I squeeze.

See doctor ASAP: This could be an STD (especially gonorrhea) or other infection, especially if you also are discharging pus or mucus. However, STDs don't usually cause bleeding. Perhaps passing a kidney or bladder stone. The odor probably doesn't mean anything. Whatever you have is serious: don't screw around, see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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My bf often gets a smelly thick(sometimes yellow-green) discharge from his penis. He is uncut and says it doesn't hurt or itch, what could it be?

My bf often gets a smelly thick(sometimes yellow-green) discharge from his penis. He is uncut and says it doesn't hurt or itch, what could it be?

Infection: It sounds like he could have a sexually transmitted infection. He should get tested and treated immediately. Until he does so you should not have sex with him or risk contracting the disease yourself. In males stds are often without symptoms. ...Read more

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I am circumcised but I have a little hole in the shaft of my penis that cuff or covered by skin I clean it it has smelly discharge what can it be?

I am circumcised but I have a little hole in the shaft of my penis that cuff or covered by skin I clean it it has smelly discharge what can it be?

Here are some ...: Most likely what you described merely represents a small opening sebaceous cyst, in which the reaccumulation of smelly cheesy material will continue after being manually expressed out until its lining is removed or destroyed. But, clinically, it's harmless and needs no intervention as long as being comfortable. More? Seek pro-inspection and palpation timely. ...Read more

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I'm using treatment for yellowish smelly vaginal discharge. Now my boyfriend penis smells the same.. What should he do? Help

I'm using treatment for yellowish smelly vaginal discharge.  Now my boyfriend penis smells the same.. What should he do? Help

See answer: 3 most common types of vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis (overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria), yeast/fungal; and trichomonas (t). Only the latter (t) can generally be sexually transmitted and is usually asymptomatic . Recommend good soap and water hygiene for male and observation for any new or persistent signs or symptoms and if present, consider then getting an exam. ...Read more

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Hi I'm having itchiness inside the foreskin of my penis. However, it's also sore at the same time. It hurts when I urinate and I have a smelly disch?

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I'm having itchiness inside the foreskin of my penis. However, it's also sore at the same time.

It hurts when I urinate and I have a smelly disch?

ITCHY PENIS+++++: YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR PCP WHO MIGHT REFER YOU TO A UROLOGIST. IT SOUNDS AS IF YOU HAVE A URINARY TRACT INFECTION REQUIRING AN ANTIBIOTIC OR A SULFA DRUG. DO NOT WAIT! BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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My husband had an itchy groin then he notice his scrotum & tip his penis is red please help & I have smelly discharge fr my vgina please help is this vagini?

My husband had an itchy groin then he notice his scrotum & tip his penis is red please help & I have smelly discharge fr my vgina please help is this vagini?

STDs and Yeast: If you both have symptoms then i would consider trichimonas. Your husband could have coincidentally a yeast infection or psoriasis. But, i would start with testing for common contagious diseases such as trichimonas. ...Read more

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Hello! I need some advice.. I have had an itchy/sore penis for a few days. It has a smelly dis hard and stings when I urinate!! :-(?

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I need some advice.. I have had an itchy/sore penis for a few days. It has a smelly dis hard and stings when I urinate!! :-(?

Urethritis: This could be an inflamed urethra and in view of itching,it could be a yeast infection but other std's like chlamydia are possibilities.Get examined and treated by your physician or a urologist. ...Read more

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Can a girl get pregnant having sex standing up even if he pulled out & his penis wouldn't go in all the way? Brown smelly discharge day after normal?

Can a girl get pregnant having sex standing up even if he pulled out & his penis wouldn't go in all the way? Brown smelly discharge day after normal?

She may get pregnant: The risks of pregnancy increase depending on whether he is healthy and fertile, if he ejaculated before he "pulled out" and if the girl had unsafe, unprotected sex about the time of her ovulation. Having sex standing up, not going in all the way and pulling out are unfortunately not likely to prevent pregnancy. Safe sex requires male or female condoms + use of IUD or subdermal implant. ...Read more

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Why is my sons penis black and he, s white?

Why is my sons penis black and he, s white?

Pigmentation: Common for boys and men to have a penis & scrotum much darker than the rest of his body. The darker your son's complexion and general pigmentation, greater the likelihood of his genitalia being much darker. ...Read more

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I'm 16 my penis girth is 4.7 is that small will it get any fatter will It get to the 5's is my penis girth small?

I'm 16 my penis girth is 4.7 is that small will it get any fatter will It get to the 5's is my penis girth small?

Patience: You are young and have not yet completed sexual development. Be patient. It is impossible to predict how any particular individual will develop. Once development is complete be satisfied with what you have been given and learn to make the most of your life in general. The worth of a man is in his character not the size of his genitals. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am 22 and my penis' s foreskin is still not broken...? Is it compulsory to break..? If yes then how to break now...?

Most likely phimosis: If your skin is not retracting you have phimosis , not a serious problem , it is possible to stretch the fore skin under local anesthesia , some times due to sevre scaring , may need circumcision , see your doctor ...Read more