Inflammed glans. Only occurs in the uncircumcised under an inflammed foreskin. Combined inlammation of glans & foreskin is known as balanoposthitis. Foreskin usually cannot be retracted and becomes swollen and tender. Immediate treatment usually oral antibiotics plus topical antibiotic salve such as neosporin or bacitracin. See your Dr., circumcision may be adviseable.
Pain and redness. Balanitis is inflammation of the head of the penis (not the foreskin). This part of the penis is called the glans. Inflammation of the glans presents with redness, pain, and swelling of the glans. This condition is more frequently seen in uncircumcised diabetics where high sugar levels result in yeast infections. Treatment should focus on better sugar control, sometimes surgery (circumcision).
Here are... = irritating / itchy rashes on glans penis in those having long foreskin usually with poor hygiene; = may be acute or chronically recurring; = key rx is gentle cleaning ; drying the foreskin regularly, especially after each peeing; definite rx is circumcision + good hygiene; = more in boys.