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Sore On Penis
Penile cold sores: This sounds like herpes. It could be either hsv type one or type two. We used to call these "oral" and 'genital' herpes respectively, but these titles were misleading. One who has cold sores on the penis should have a blood test to see what their herpes antibody titers say and then to have a refillable prescription for Acyclovir or other herpes medication. You need a good men's health expert. ...Read more
Looks like a painless open sore on penis, what could this be? I was given some of my results and tested negative for syphillis .
Ideas as to what a painless sore on penis could be? 8months since any sex. "sore" has been visible for over 1month and very possibly longer than that
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I had sex four days ago and had a scratch on my penis what should I do to take this big sore from penis. Any medicine to wipe the sore?
Get health care ASAP: It is possible you have a non-STD infection, but most genital ulcers (open sores) are due to STD. Herpes and syphilis are the most common causes. Whatever the cause, this needs professional diagnosis to determine the best treatment. See a doctor or clinic as soon as you can. Good luck! ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Get it evaluated. If the bump is tender, sooner than later. Bumps/sores on the penis could be anything from a sebaceous gland, ingrown hair, infected gland or hair follicle, std, genital wart, herpes, etc. If it is inside the penis (not on the surface or visible), it could be scarring, a clot, a growth inside the urethra, etc. ...Read more
What could cause a painless chancre type sore on penis, visible for over a month and not having had any sexual activities in the last 8months?
Chancre: The most common source of a painless chancre on the penis would be syphilis and suggest that you be tested for this as well as other STDs. This usually occurs within 21 days, plus or minus, of the exposure, and I cannot explain the long delay of 8 months. Suggest you see a dermatologist. For your interest, the word "chancre" comes from the french and means "little ulcer". ...Read more
You have : Had intercourse with everyone they have had intercourse with, meaning all of you need to be examined and treated, or this will just continue. Thank you for your willingness to be open, honest, but you won't find what you need here. You must be examined and treated. If not, the possible outcomes can be lethal, and not just to you. You owe it to yourself and those you love to get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What STD has a red sore on penis with no itching. What could cause a red sore under foreskin of penis?
See Below: There are many potential causes of red spots on the penis, most of which are "not" STDs and "a picture is worth a thousand words." The STDs syphilis (painless ulcer) and herpes (tiny blisters) are usually self-limiting. Benign causes: balanitis (fungal); psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, lichen planus, contact/allergic dermatitis, fixed drug eruption. Pre-cancerous: Erythroplasia of Queyrat. ...Read more
I'd get this checked: You're describing a lot of symptoms that are tough to put together in this forum. I'd strongly suggest you get your doctor to check you out tomorrow. This could certainly be a prostate infection which can be fixed with antibiotics. If you're at risk for std you really should be checked as well. ...Read more
If never had blister or sore on penis or mouth, is it good idea to get tested for herpes? Last encounter year and half ago
Your Call: There really is no clinical reason to check but if you are concerned that you may have any STD (maybe because of an exposure) then it never hurts to be checked either. It really depends on how worried you are. If it makes you feel better, get checked. Most local health departments offer anonymous STD panels at little or no fee or your doctor can run these tests for you if you prefer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painless blister/sore on penis that's been visible for over a month, could it possibly not be STD related? 8months since any sexual activity
Get it checked by MD: You need to see your physician or ask for a referral to see a urologist to get a clear answer. ...Read more
I have a sore glans penis. Also have testicular pains, urinate a lot and have a pain in my lower back. I have had two urinary infections in 6months.
Prostatitis likely: Your symptoms fit the profile of prostatitis. When the prostate swells from urine entering the gland during urination it triggers irritation to bladder. Urgency/frequency of urination and a variable stream are the norm. Pain typically involves the tip of the penis, groins, testicles, low back and perineum. Treatment with antibiotics, nsaids, prostate relaxation and bladder calming meds fix it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer