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Abrasion In Glans Penis

Abrasion of the penis occurs with activities like vigorous sexual intercourse or masturbation, trying to pat dry the penis with a rough towel, and wearing tight-fitting clothes. Tiny scratches, pain, swollen penis skin, and redness can be present. Wearing loose-fitting clothes and using lubrication while masturbation or sex helps prevent penis abrasions.

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What to do for itchiness present in the scrotum?

Query: Hi doctor,I have itchiness in the scrotum for the past few weeks. I do not have pimples or spots. The scrotal skin appears to be red when I scratch them. I tried using warm salt baths and it reduces itching at night. Moisturizers also helped me a lot. I seem to find this symptom getting worse after ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please mention whether you have a history of atopy or allergy, scrotal dermatitis, dry scaly peeling in scrotal skin, any past fungal infection, and any annular or round lesions with elevated margins. Please mention whether it is spreading, any moist or wet body areas, ...  Read Full »

Will a dry and flaky skin on the glans penis heal on its own?

Query: Hello doctor, My glans penis is dry and flaky, but not painful or itchy. Will it heal on its own? And only slight itch if there is an erection. I notice this started when I started brisk walking; I am not sure if it is related.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Apply Fucidin (Fusidic acid) cream twice daily (in the morning and at night) for seven days. Take Tablet Emanzen D (Serratiopeptidase and Diclofenac Sodium) twice daily for three days (if painful). Do you have any history of injury? Did you have a zip fastener injury? Do...  Read Full »

Can a wrinkle on my glans penis be due to dry masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few months, I have noticed a horizontal wrinkle on my glans penis all over and the glans is not as pink as before but slightly dark and blackish. I am worried that frequent dry masturbation is the reason behind the wrinkle. There is no blood, pain or discharge from it. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, Welcome to However, we would be able to give you better suggestions if you could upload appropriate images of the lesions you have described. Kindly mention if you are a diabetic or not. If you have had any sexual exposure, kindly furnish details regarding it such as the use of a...  Read Full »

My condom slipped off while withdrawing. Will I get an STI?

Query: Hello doctor, Two weeks ago I had intercourse with an unknown girl. The hour before the exposure I trimmed and just had some small scratches on the region where the penis and scrotum meet, and had sex using a condom while withdrawing it slipped halfway. This act was just completed within five minute...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. The chances of transmission of HIV or hepatitis by single-protected intercourse are almost nil if the condom is used appropriately. If there is no contact of fluids with scratch wounds then the possibility of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus),...  Read Full »

Can Vaseline be used along with condom?

Query: Hi doctor, My dermatologist recommended Vaseline for any abrasions in the glans penis. The area is dry, and often I get chafing there, so began to use it daily. However, that becomes concerned that when using a condom, the residue of the Vaseline causes condom latex to weaken. My penis is uncircumc...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

I am a 28-year-old male recently experiencing skin sensitivity and irritation in my glans. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old who has been experiencing extremely sensitive and inflamed skin on my glans for the past eight years. The sensation is very unpleasant, and the discomfort is similar to having an open sore on the skin. It is extremely sensitive and aches when touched. I consulted sev...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query, and I can understand your concern. It would be more accurate if you could attach a clinical image to arrive at a clear diagnosis so that I may suggest the appropriate treatment. I hope this helps. Thank you and take care.   Read Full »

I have a milky discharge from my penis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have tears in my penis, and I have sugar 390 after fasting. Milky discharge occurs frequently. The skin around the penis is reddish, thinner, and peeling.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, you should upload a picture of your penis, where it is getting torn and reddened. Also, since when are you having the sugar problem? Is it detected for the first time, any medicines you for it? Usually, it is a fungal infection of the penis which causes t...  Read Full »

Can the cut on the side of the penis be a herpes infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cut by the side of my penis and I do not know where it came from. I found when there was a little pain there. I was wondering if this is herpes. I last got oral sex a few months ago. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is not herpes. This is just irritation induced cuts (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You need to use Abzorb (Clotrimazole) powder two times a day for a week. Keep the area dry. Also, please upload a clear picture of the same. I hope this helps....  Read Full »

Why did the cut on my penis form a hard white thing?

Query: Hi doctor, About three years ago, after a stint of frequent masturbation, I got a cut on the penis due to lack of lubricant. The cut healed as some hard white thing. I tried cutting it away with a scalpel, but it just grows right back. Four months ago, I went to a urologist, and he said it was proba...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After the wart was destroyed, this is fibrosis developing (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is not going to affect you in sexual experience or prowess. If the appearance is an issue, then wait for six months at least for the fibrosis to mature and tak...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing stinging pain in scrotum. What is your suggestion for this problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 and having an active sexual life. I have two questions. First I have noticed that my performance is erratic as in there are times when I can last 5-6 minutes and then the very next day it can go to 30-35 minutes. It is different with different partners. Second and more alarming i...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. If there is any history of injury to scrotum then most likely it is a hematoma or infection post trauma. The pain could occur because of pressure over testis by tight underpants. This sometimes results in a picture similar to an infect...  Read Full »

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