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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
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
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
Smelly penis, got from my ex 1yr ago. She got it at gynecologist. I felt it entering urethra for a week. No discharge. STI clinic found nothing?
My penis hurts sometimes after peeing and my thighs near balls itch and become red smelly and my penis is shrinking what can be the cause for that?
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
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?
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
I had unprotected sex with a bi male like me. Now, i felt itching inside my penis for 2 weeks. No burning inside. Slight discharge but not smelly. ?
I have some pinkwhite tile like spots at the penis foreskin.I have a smelly discharge coming out of my penis.I tried using canesten cream but no 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
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?
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?
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!! :-(?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had 2 day of stomach virus?, with such pain in lower stomach/pelvis & dirarreha, having muscus & smelly discharge from bowels now but no stools
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