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Why is my penis so itchy?

Why is my penis so itchy?

Likely jock itch: Rec treatment with anti — jock-itch cream and if it does not improve, then go see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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My penis is itchy! How do I stop it?!

My penis is itchy! How do I stop it?!

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

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The tip of my penis is itchy 24/7. No pain. Male virgin. What is this?

The tip of my penis is itchy 24/7. No pain. Male virgin. What is this?

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

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I have an itchy feeling on penis tip and it iritates me. I am 17 and I am still a virgin. Is there a cure?

I have an itchy feeling on penis tip and it iritates me. I am 17 and I am still a virgin. Is there a cure?

Infection: You have a yeast infection. Or a bladder or prostate infection. You don't have to have had sex to get an infection. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Pink patches: On penis or anywhere on body indicates the need to see your doctor for a diagnosis. It MAY be a fungal infection. It is especially important to see your doc when changes occur such as the one you mentioned. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy penis?

A rash, fungus: A rash caused by a fungus may be hard to see at first, but it can cause itching. So can residue left in your underclothes from the dryer or washing machine. If the problem does not resolve, then its time to go see your family doctor! ...Read more

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My penis is red and itchy?

My penis is red and itchy?

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

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My friend has an itchy penis?

My friend has an itchy penis?

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

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What to use for itchy and red spotted penis?

What to use for itchy and red spotted penis?

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

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My friend's penis is itchy is that jock itch?

May well be: Yeast infection of the penis can produce itching and redness ...Read more

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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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Itchy sensation and puffy foreskin around penis?

Itchy sensation and puffy foreskin around penis?

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 more

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My penis is inflamminated red and its super itchy. What should I do?

My penis is inflamminated red and its super itchy. What should I do?

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

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Tip of penis itchy 24/7 non-stop, no pain. Male virgin. Possible reason?

Tip of penis itchy 24/7 non-stop, no pain. Male virgin. Possible reason?

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

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I have a tingling/itchy feeling in my penis what do you think that may be?

Rash?: Could by anything: contact dermatitis or fungal infection would be my first 2 choices. Do you have a rash? Do you use condoms? (could be latex allergy). Does your partner use spermacidal jelly? ...Read more

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After shaving for the first time near the penis area does it usually get irritation and itchy?

After shaving for the first time near the penis area does it usually get irritation and itchy?

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 more

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Penis skin is dry on the tip and shaft, sometimes its also itchy, what is it? Would it be serious?

Penis skin is dry on the tip and shaft, sometimes its also itchy, what is it? Would it be serious?

Yeast: A yeast infection, more common in uncircumsiced males can lead to candida infection. This is treatable with topical anti yeat medications such as nizoral, Lamisil (terbinafine) or oral agents if necessary. ...Read more

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My penis is very itchy and there are white things in my penis when I roll it up. what is it? Is there anything can help me??

My penis is very itchy and there are white things in my penis when I roll it up. what is it?  Is there anything can help me??

See a doctor: Go and see a doctor you might have a yeast infection and you need treatment so go and see a doctor you might want to treat your partner if you are sexually active as well otherwise it will come back to you even if your partner is not symptomatic good luck ...Read more

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I noticed two small itchy patches on the shaft of my penis. Just dry looking patches that inch and very small. The size of a pea. What is it?

Fungus?: May be an early fungal infection vs early wart appearance. Can either try topical antifungal (like lotrimin (clotrimazole) / micatin) for few days and see if improves, or see your dr / urgent care / "std clinic" dr for exam, diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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My penis area is influenced by something. Its red. It's a bit itchy. I am washing it 3 times a day. I am having this problem from past 15 days.

My penis area is influenced by something. Its red. It's a bit itchy. I am washing it 3 times a day. I am having this problem from past 15 days.

Maybe the soap?: Sounds like balanitis which could be caused by infection, harsh soaps, not rinsing soap off properly while bathing and less likely a disease like diabetes or arthritis. In your case, I would try washing with a milder soap. See your doc if it gets worse, you develop fevers, discharge or whole body symptoms. ...Read more

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My penis has got itchy and my penis tip pains little, white small solid comes out daily. I take neem tablets. Please explain the cause. I am virgin.

My penis has got itchy and my penis tip pains little, white small solid comes out daily. I take neem tablets. Please explain the cause. I am virgin.

Balanitis or Reiters: While the first inclination is to get a culture to make sure it's not a std like gonerrhea, other causes of inflammation of the penis/urethra are balanitis and reiters syndrome, while the later is usually accompanied by arthritis, conjunctivitis and urethritis. ...Read more

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From 3-4 months I'm noticing a discolored(whitish) area on my penis head, it is non-itchy, probably not growing or growing very slowly.what is it?

From 3-4 months I'm noticing a discolored(whitish) area on my penis head, it is non-itchy, probably not growing or growing very slowly.what is it?

Here are some ...: The described whitish spot is most likely benign; so, continue your careful watching as described, but not over-bearing and obsessed. The key points of watching is its size, color, local induration, edge elevation, bleeding, etc. Should something be done with it? No, at this time and reviewing this spot in 4-6 months would be adequate. ...Read more

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Good day! I am curious about the small white patches around my pubic area and around my penis and sometimes its itchy and sometimes not. What is it?

See answer: Many possibilities including atopic dermatitis (eczema), vitiligo, fungal infection which often require prescription treatments. Best to have evaluated by md or dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more