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What Does It Mean If My Penis Has An Unusual Smell
Itching inside penis I am 22. Not sexually active. I have recently noticed that there is an itching on the inside of my penis. There is no puss or unusual discharge and no smell or discoloration. It just itches. I only notice it if i think about it.
A : A urinary tract infection (UTI) needs to be ruled out. A visit with your primary care provider will likely include an exam and testing. A urine sample will be sent for analysis and culture. On the other hand and allergic cause should also be considered. Are you using any new soaps or lotions on your penis? In the meantime you can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and monitor for relief prior to visiting your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I don't have any : Idea, assuming that you're utilizing basic hygiene. I'm going to avoid making the easy joke about beginning to assume the characteristics of your next door neighbors..... Smells are often dictated by the foods, drinks and medications you ingest. If you have concerns, check w/your doctor. ...Read more
Yeast infection: The most common cause is a yeast infection. The medical term, balanitis, means inflammation of the end of the penis (the glans). The most common cause is a yeast infection called candidiasis, also know as thrush. It develops under moist skin fold areas like the foreskin. An anti fungal cream like lotrimin (clotrimazole) will usually take care of it. If not or if swollen/ painful see md. Good health. ...Read more
See your doctor: Can't tell anything over the internet. See your doctor as you could have an infection. ...Read more
Need to be examined: I would suggest you to consult with either an urologist or dermatologist. What is the odor like? Is there any rash? Is it contamination from another person through sex? Are you putting creams or lubricants, perfumes to shave genitals? Is it allergy to the underwear? Rule out infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has a very strong musky weird smell coming from his penis what is it? Do he have a disease that's why he smell.
Might be normal: Most males have a musky smell normally due to their body chemistry. Generally females have a much keener sense of smell than males do so they notice the smell more. It may be just a simple solution as that he needs to have better hygiene. At least one or two showers a day, maybe more and especially before any intimacy. If you don't think this will help, then have him checked for infections. ...Read more
My bf has very strong smell down in his penis but he showers morning and night he never had this problem untill this year what could it be??
He might want to: be checked to ensure that he doesn't have an infection. Take care. ...Read more
Hello. I am 20 yeard old guy. And I have big problem. Mostly this happens after a boner, there is coming a fishy smell from my penis. What can I do.?
My Bf penis has a fishy smell for couple days been together for 7 years hes a very clean guy we want to know what could be the cause tried cannestan..
Any discharge?: Usually fishy smell from a female may indicate Bacterial vaginosis or hygiene issues. In a man could be hygiene or infection. Suggest evaluation ...Read more
Hygiene problem?: I'm guessing your boyfriend is uncircumcised and doesn't retract and wash under the foreskin as often as he should (at least once a day). Or maybe he just needs to bathe or shower more often. In any case, this probably isn't an important health problem, just one of hygiene. ...Read more
Hygiene first: Make sure you are cleaning well, especially if you are uncircumcised. If you are certain you have good hygiene and that is not of concern, and the smell persists- see your physician. You could have an infection. (does your partner have a vaginal discharge or infection? Trichomonas typically causes fishy discharge) definitely see your doc. ...Read more
Varies: If you are uncut, you need to make sure you retract the foreskin and clean under since it can gather tons of things and cause a bad smell. If not cleaned for a long time, it can cause a condition called phimosis. Burning can be caused by a urinary tract infection or std if you are sexually active. You may not have a discharge even with a std. ...Read more
Here are some...: Smellable odor from a site of body among people results from excretion and number of local apocrine glands and interaction with local germs, and smelling an odor is personally unique. Showering & cleansing will only temporarily rid the odor and applying deodorant only deceits personal odor perception. So, smelling something is normal and personal unique. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: It could be many things. You better see a doctor to get a full exam. ...Read more
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