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Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

Why is my penis red & I have a painful scrotum & penile rash?

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

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Why is my penis head red?

Why is my penis head red?

Depends: If it is red all the time and sore, it may be an infection. Anything from a fungal infection (yeast) to herpes. See your doctor. It could be a sign that there is something else wrong, like diabetes. ...Read more

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Why is my penis very red, dry, and it's itchy?

Why is my penis very red, dry, and it's itchy?

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

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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 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?

I can't see it: Either, so I can't tell you any more than your doctor did. Maybe you're having sex in a way that's different from I'm used to, such as utilizing a blender or something. Only suggestion would be to discuss it with your doctor again. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Balanitis: This may be balanitis which is most frequently caused by fungi. See a urologist for combination antifungal/corticosteroid cream rx. ...Read more

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Is penis redness on the glans edge dangerous?

Is penis redness on the glans edge dangerous?

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

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Constant redness of penis head without pain: what is wrong?

Constant redness of penis head without pain: what is wrong?

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

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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?

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

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Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Yes, ...: Fluocinonide cream is merely a topical corticosteroid formulation for anti-inlammatory / antipruritic use. So, it's okay to apply it on the indicated skin conditions as professionally advised with no exception for the ones on the penis. If more doubt arises, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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I recentley noticed redness around the urethra opening of my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

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

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I have noticed a burning from my penis when going to wee tonight I've just noticed redness around the hole what's up?

I have noticed a burning from my penis when going to wee tonight I've just noticed redness around the hole what's up?

Urethritis: Inflammation of the urethra could be nonspecific or be due to an infection. If burning is throughout the entire stream and the urine is cloudy, infection of the urinary bladder is likely. See your Physician if symptoms persist and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.

Balanitis: Swelling/redness/creamy discharge of the head of the penis is likely due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Practicing proper hygiene will add in its prevention and possibly resolution. ...Read more

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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

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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.

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

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Hi there is redness of the penis glans & tightness?

Hi there is redness of the penis glans & tightness?

It might be: Fungus infection, so you should see your doctor. Also, you should get checked for diabetes and other immune deficiency metabolic disorders. ...Read more

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Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Balanitis: Balanitis is due to tiny amounts of urine under the foreskin. Wash it. Blot under the skin after passing urine. Castellani solution and Miconazole (clotrimazole) cream will help. Circumcision cures it and is easy to do. ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

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

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Tip of penis discomfort. Some redness and itching. No sores. Has been ongoing 2 months. Herpes?

Tip of penis discomfort. Some redness and itching. No sores. Has been ongoing 2 months. Herpes?

Not likely herpes: Hello :
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

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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

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My baby is 10 months old and yesterday he developed somewhat of a swelling on his foreskin and a bit of redness on his penis.

It happens: Sometimes they can trap body secretions called smegma under the folds of tissue & that can attract skin germs. Gently pulling back the foreskin & cleaning the area will resolve the issue in some instances. If it persists or is difficult to expose have him seen. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Urine test: Sounds like an infection, should have it checked & treated. Urinary tract infections can ascend painlessly to the bladder or kidneys, where it can do considerable harm. Please see your Dr. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What could cause skin peeling and redness on the penis?

What could cause skin peeling and redness on the penis?

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