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Causes of rash in a penis of an uncircumsized penis?

Causes of rash in a penis of an uncircumsized penis?

Penile rashes: Yeast is a very common cause in uncircumcised men. Psoriasis and lichen planus are somewhat less common but not infrequent. Squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer of the penis, is more likely in uncircumcised men. ...Read more

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Why is there blood coming out of two year old's uncircumsized penis?

Why is there blood coming out of two year old's uncircumsized penis?

See doc now: Most common causes include infection or trauma. Needs to have urine checked and exam by doctor now. ...Read more

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Am I more likely to get trichomoniasis from uncircumsized penis?

Am I more likely to get trichomoniasis from uncircumsized penis?

Possibly: Trichomonads can live in the sulcus of the penis in the uncircumcised male. This may lead to increased symptoms and passing it on to a partner more easily. It is harder to survive in the circumcised male. They can live in the tip of the penis in both "cut" and "uncut" males. If you are referring to catching it from a female, the same applies. Be safe, use condoms and good hygiene. ...Read more

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Is there greater risk of getting trichomoniasis from uncircumsized penis?

Is there greater risk of getting trichomoniasis from uncircumsized penis?

Not that I know: Hygiene can be a problem in the uncircumcised male who does not regularly retract the foreskin and clean themselves- this may predispose to more potential for local infection and transmission theoretically. Interesting research has found that the risk of a man getting HIV is higher in the uncircumcised male due to special cells in the foreskin which allow easier entry of the virus. ...Read more

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I have swelling at the tip of my penis, uncircumsized with red bumps?

I have swelling at the tip of my penis, uncircumsized with red bumps?

See Your Doctor: Most likely, it is a yeast infection, however, there are several other infections that can cause similar symptoms (such as herpes). ...Read more

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