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One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
My kids have swollen glans or aka sore throat. Do I use? They hate haggling with salt and water. And I have no caffeine free tea. What do I do?
Sore throat: If gargling with warm salt water is a problem, perhaps they will sip beef or chicken bouillon, the saltiness of which is soothing to a sore throat. Honey is also soothing (caution in very young whose immune system may not yet be fully developed). Chicken soup provides warmth, saltiness, nutrition from chicken protein, decongestion. If sore throat worsens or high fever, see fp for eval & tx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am suffering of lesion at the border of glans of my penis as a reddish puffy swollen border on each side of glans and some time pin like pain.
Hello, I have pain in my clitoris area. when I pick up the hood the clitoris glans come out and the one on the left is swollen a bit and red.. it is p?
I've a white puss coming out from (under) penis, b/w glans and shaft. There is something swollen(from seed to 3x siz). It hurts. It's been a week now.
Go to the Doctor: You have an infection. You need to be seen today by your family doctor. ...Read more
At the lower joining of my glans penis and foreskin, out of the two joining ends one end has swollen.Dsnt go bk to normal.Though dsnt pain.What is it?
Not certain: If this problem continues please see a urologist and have them evaluate. ...Read more
Hi there what does it mean when your penis glans are red & inflamed & painful & swollen & tight foreskin?
See remark: You must be uncircumcised.The foreskin is tight and acting as a tight rubber band on head of penis.This results in swelling ,redness,possible inflammation. The remedy : Sit in a warm tub,or dip penis in warm jar,gently try pulling foreskin forward.Sometimes you may have to use a dab of antibiotic ointment for lubrication.If feasible,see an MD,preferably a urologist. Best in health ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer