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Vein On Glans
Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. If you are not circumcised, this could be inflammation, called balanitis. Steroid creams help. If you have started any new meds, it could be a fixed drug eruption. Stopping the meds helps, but it is a harmless event. If it is growing in size and doesn't respond to the above in a week or two, i recommend a urological evaluation. ...Read more
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
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Circle purple vein under skin on uncut penis head. 4 normal veins flow into it, bulges a little and more when erect, no pain, maybe 1/4 size of penny?
Venous hemangioma: This is a benign blood vessel proliferation or also called the blood bessel tumor called hemangioma there benign vascular tumors tangled small vessels they can bleed and grow slowly removing is difficult as they are very vascular and bleeding is a problem you should consult urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get evaluated.: A wide range of lumps can appear on the foreskin of the penis, ranging from the benign to the worrisome. Redundant skin, sebaceous cysts are more benign examples. Infections, inflammation, and scarring can also cause lumps. And finally, a rare but cannot be missed diagnosis is penile cancer. Have your physician examine it. ...Read more
Swollen main vein in penis... Discolaration on scortom and on back of penis... Whats the diagnose?
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more
No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult. ...Read more
Very sensitive penis on the corona glans section of uncircumcised penis. Skin will not pull 100% all the way back when fully erected. Too sensitive?
See urologist: See urologist to have this corrected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosum. This is a skin rash caused by a viral infection that can spread by sexual contact. Early lesions on the genitalia may be mistaken for herpes or warts but, unlike herpes, these lesions are painless. Have it checked and diagnosed. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Veins: Veins do not have a prescribed conformation and there are many variations. This is likely a normal variant. ...Read more
Small hard lump under the dorsal vein on top of penis. It's slightly palpable when standing but most when lying down. Straight erection. What is it?
Many possibilities: Penile masses can vary in etiology from cysts, fibrous plaques, malignancies, superficial thrombophlebitis, and more. An ultrasound in addition to an examination by a urologist could elucidate the condition further. The article describes Mondor's Disease, a case of superficial thrombophlebitis of the penis <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2978449/" rel="nofollow" target="_bla ...Read more
Penis skin peeled on glans years ago leaving painfully sensitive skin and paleness where this happened also fissured under glans leaving skinfragile?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would help for your see a doctor for a detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more