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Why Is My Penis So Itchy
Try steroid cream...: May try 1% hysrocortisone cream gingerly 1-2 times for 3-5 days after gently cleaning and see. If not improving in itch, seek evaluation & counseling so to what may be the underlying cause like psoriasis, fungal skin infection, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, etc. ...Read more
Here are some...: Without a look at, it's hard to offer right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling although long foreskin-related inflammation/infection, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (eczema), etc. may be blamed. At present, improving topical hygiene with judicious use of anti-fungal cream with steroid can be very useful. To get the care thing right, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Hi Dr. I have 2 pink patches on my penis 1 been about 10 years and small now size get bigger and now another 1 show up not itchy or causing any pain?
Balanitis...: The most common cause of a red itchy penis, especially involving the glans (top) is something called is something called Balanitis, which is usually a fungal infection & easily treatable. It should be evaluated, could be done as a HealthTap consult, through your PCP or an urgent care. OTC medications usually don't work & prescription meds are usually required. There are other causes, but are rare. ...Read more
I don't know how to: Say this without sounding glib, but I will anyway. Then scratch it. Seriously if it has a rash he needs to be seen. If there is no rash it may just be from sweat or hygiene, in which case he needs a shower. ...Read more
Needs evaluation..: This needs evaluation since many conditions can be causing these symptoms. One common problem is a fungal infection so you can try over the counter clotrimazole for example. If painful, blisters appear, burning sensation it could be herpes. Other possibilities:dermatitis, bacterial infections, among others reason why a doctor should take a look at it. ...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
Trauma: Sounds as though you have had some friction to the penis. This is common with both masturbation and with vaginal intercourse. Try an ice pack or cold pack for a few minutes and observe. If this is persistent, get seen and find out if there is an allergic reaction, infection or other issue. Poison oak and ivy are common to get on the penis. This will need specific treatment by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Is what you feel now new or recurrent / chronic? Most likely, it results from some sort of eczema — allergy. However, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx without a direct look at it. But for the time being, apply antifungal-steroid cream 1-2 times lightly a day after cleansing and drying without much soap or tense scratching for 3-5 days and see. If not improved as wished, see urologist or derm-doc. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Your most reasonable bid to solve current concern is bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, progress of the symptom & its potentially related discomforts to Doc for analysis + physical exams + tests as needed so to define what causes such and what would be reasonable Rx. Clinically, one has to consider possible foreskin-related irritation or inflammation or ... So, seek pro-evaluation... ...Read more
Get it medically : Checked out. Sorry, I can not diagnose this online. ...Read more
Sensitive: It is a sensitive area, so it may be more the area than specifically the first time you shaved. It is best to shave after the shower/bath when your pores are pen and relaxed and to use a sensitive shaving cream and sensitive razor. There are also soothing after shave gels and creams for sensitive skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Penis skin is dry on the tip and shaft, sometimes its also itchy, what is it? Would it be serious?
Is it okay to use cream on my penis? It feels like it's been chapped for the past couple days and itchy
Baby lotion or: Coconut oil should help. But seek the advice of a doctor to rule out anything else. ...Read more
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