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Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis.How is it cured?

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Dr. Laurence Fox
Family Medicine

In brief: Both get checked

Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring.
Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth.

In brief: Both get checked

Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring.
Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth.
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