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Why Are My Penis Red
Possible yeast: You could have a candidal infection that could be helped via otc creams. Ie lotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat. Possible a contact dermatitis due to condom. If using and no response to above consider stop using and try otc Hydrocortisone cream. May need to see pcp if persists. ...Read more
Red, itchy penis: Red, itchy penis can be caused by several factors. It could be a reaction to something that the skin has had contact with — like a new soap or detergent or spermicide. It could be a sign of either a viral infection — like herpes — or a bacterial or fungal infection. A person who has this problem should go to their primary care doctor or urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more
Why does my penis get red and irritated like a rash after sex I've gone to the doctor but it was not red so he said everthing was ok?
Why does my penis have a red rash with little bumps on the head of my penis and it also itches every once a while?
Don't know: Because we can see the problem on the internet. Let your physician take a look at it to be sure. ...Read more
I'm a male 50 years old my question is, I get an itchi sensation un the tip of my penis then gets worst and also I get redness?
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 an urological evaluation. ...Read more
Probably normal: Should not be of conecrn as long as there are no unpleasant symptoms such as pain or discomfort. You could always email a photograph, if you wish, for a confidential opinion. ...Read more
My son is 11 months he has redness and a little tear around his penis head what can I do for the pain and to heal the tearing?
Pediatrician exam: Please take your son to see his local pediatrician for an exam to rule out infection or other causes of redness and trauma in your son ASAP. ...Read more
I recentley noticed redness around the urethra opening of my penis. Any ideas what this could be?
Infection?: You may have an infection. Your doc can tell you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have noticed a burning from my penis when going to wee tonight I've just noticed redness around the hole what's up?
What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.
Keep getting redness and swelling on foreskin and tip of penis that comes and goes! What could this be? And is it serious?
Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is the inflammatory condition you have described. It can be caused by untreated fungal/monilial infections. Topical anti-fungal creams may help. Circumcision may also be a direct way to eliminate this infection cycle involving the foreskin. Seek an opinion and examination with your urologist to determine the best course of action. ...Read more
Helo. I Got some redness on the top of my penis. Iv dne diabet test but it's ok no diabete. I used candid cream but later on it come again.
Here are some ...: Does the antifungal cream you used contain steroid? If no, the short-lived improvement might suggest the spot is fungus-related; if with steroid, the spot may be either fungus-related or other skin lesion such as eczema, etc. But, it's sure to say either is manageable and not life-threatening. If such understanding and reassurance is not sufficient to keep your mind and hands off it, see Doc for. ...Read more
Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine — i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more
Not likely herpes:
a herpes infection is unlikely to last 2 months. We would have to look at other causes of this problem.
Psoriasis, contact dermatitis from soaps, and lubricants used during sexual activity. A rash on the scalp. For example, or the knees and elbows would make this more likely psoriasis. The causes of a rash in this area of the body are usually complex and require patience. ...Read more
Burning on right side of penis mostly after sex. No redness or swelling. Only one partner. What can this be?
Abrasion: Sounds like abrasion injury to the shaft of your penis. Often you might get a raw appearance in the sore area, but not always. Allowing your partner to be fully ready and lubricated should help prevent these symptoms, as well as using a lubricant such as K-Y jelly. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Is it ok to masturbate through my shorts or should I take my penis out and use lubricant to avoid excessive friction and redness?
Whatever works: You may masturbate in whatever way you find the most pleasurable. ...Read more
I have redness and a little of burning ensation on the tip of my penis from griding what can I do? Havnt had sex if that help.
Stop grinding: Sounds simple but give it a rest. Neosporin may help. If not see your doctor. ...Read more
I have redness on the tip of my penis after having sex with my new girlfriend. It does not itch or hurt and goes away quickly. Why?
Pungent pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. No puss discharge or unusual redness or other. Going for a week, getting better a little?
Yesterday, trying to clean my penis head, I flicked overly hot water onto it. This caused an itchy pain and redness. Should this heal naturally?
Yes: The skin though more sensitive than other areas will like any other. ...Read more
I noticed 4 or 5 scabs on the head of my penis. No pain or itching. A little redness around them though. They're all within a quarter inch area right?
HealthTap Prime.: You seem to be suffering from an unknown condition. First step is a diagnosis. Use HealthTap Prime so that you can interact with a doctor live & perhaps upload a photo of the scabs that you can review together. A doctor'll want to ask you questions about your sexual history & medical problems that run in your family. It's hard to speculate without knowing more information. Benign causes are possib ...Read more
Yeast: Usually this is a yeast infection, like athlete's foot. Same bug. Could be mechanical damage, std or believe it or not sun damage or exposure to uv light (suntanning salon). If it itches, usually yeast. But, like you have heard me say, can't diagnosis a rash over the internet or phone. ...Read more
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