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Is penis redness on the glans edge dangerous?

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In brief: 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 a urological evaluation.

In brief: 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 a urological evaluation.
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