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What Are The Rasons For A Smelly Penis
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
Antibiotics: Gonorrhea is actually a very weak bacteria that is easy to kill, which will die in the face of most antibiotics. The cdc recommendation is an intramuscular injection of ceftriaxone, a third generation cephalosporin antibiotic. There are many alternative regimens that are also effective. ...Read more
What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge ..How would it treated?Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is an overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria or too much yeast. An odor is often due to those causes, and may be associated with things that alter the ph (acidity) and change the natural environment inside the vagina (such as having sex and getting semen in there). ...Read more
I kept getting a recurring vavinal itch at the edge of my labia. What is the reason for it? Please note that there are no vavinal discharge.
What is the cause of an itchy body, with warts that have a clear liquid that are also itchy in the hands and feet? Is there a cure?
See a dermatologist: Warts generally don't itch, or have a clear liquid in them. This is something else. Acute fungal (tinea) skin infections can present this way, but don't occur real often on the hands (although it is possible). I suppose you could try an athlete's foot cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra, but if it doesn't get better within a week, it's not fungal and you should to see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please, there is a discharge of whitish fluid from my penis after urinating or after toilet. What may be the cause and the drugs to cure it.
Normal development: Baby girls frequently have a white mucousy fluid in the vaginal area in the newborn time. This is perfectly normal and due to hormone changes. Just clean it gently with a damp cloth but do not scrub since the diaper area is very delicate. It will continue for a while and then gradually stop appearing. ...Read more
Itchy and reddening of the skin of the penis(outer), what are the reasons and remedy for this? Is it a fungal infection?
Balanitis: Inflammation of the glans penis is called balanitis. It's more common w/uncircumcised males & depending on cause may be associated w/systemic complaints like joint pain, mouth sores, swollen glands & feeling overall 'bad'. Most commonly due to candida but as well from gc or syphilis, hpv, herpes infection, streptrichomonas, gardnerella, autoimmune diseases, contact dermatitis and other skin dis'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when there are many small red bumps on the head or around the head of a males penis? Can this be normal or a sign of an std?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will find out and you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
I have biofilm in my nose and the bacteria is causing a foul odor. What are the treatments for this?
There is a part of my penis head that is white. It doesn't hurt, itch and no bumps. Could this be a STD? Or vitiligo, are there such thing?
Is it possible to get ringworm from wearing a dirty cap/beanie for a week? What are some symptoms or signs of ringworm of scalp?
Yes: Ringworm of the skin is fungal infection.Fungi that cause ringworm live and spread on the top layer of skin and on hair. They grow best in warm, moist areas, such as locker rooms and swimming pools, and in skin folds.Ringworm is contagious, spreading when skin-to-skin contact with person or animal or spread when you share things like towels, clothing, or sports apparel. ...Read more
The inside of my vagina itches. There is no abnormal discharge or odor. Can i treat this from home?I can not afford a doctor visit.
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to evaluate you. Part of that evaluation will be to test the discharge to identify it specifically, then treat you. ...Read more
2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more
"Frequency"the movie: Urinary tract or bladder infections usually start with frequency, burning on urination, and pain. It would be difficult to sit through a 2 hour movie and the director(md) needs to treat it with antibiotics, many women don't have any symptoms yet have bacteria in their urine, so have the md do a "snapshot"(urine culture and sensitivity lab test) to be certain. ...Read more
Pimples around the neck of penis when urinating sometimes a whittish scum like sperms come out what is such kind of a disease and what pills to take?
Penis pimples: Without seeing this it is hard to comment, especially given your description. The most common benign lesions on the penis and scrotum are 'sebaceous cysts' which are natural blockages of hair follicles where oil, dry skin cells and some pus can collect. Blisters from herpes are differentiated with pain. Herpes causes pain. Sebaceous cysts usually do not cause pain. Syphilis is unlikely. ...Read more
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