Burning Sensation Of Penis

Burning sensation in the penis usually occurs in cases of urinary tract infection, urethritis, cystitis, prostatitis, and sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes, genital warts, syphilis, chlamydia, or gonorrhea. A penile burning sensation can also occur due to allergies, balanitis, contact with irritants, dermatitis, diabetes, penile fracture, and priapism. Depending upon the cause, the doctor will suggest a treatment plan.

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Why do I have a burning sensation on the lower side of my penis and the tip of the urethra despite testing negative for urinary tract infections?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having burning sensation in the tip of the urethra and the lower side of the penis that keeps on coming and going. I have undergone UTI (urinary tract infections) test. I did not notice any discharge or change in the color of the penis or urine.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you have chronic prostatitis with inflammation of the prostate gland. I suggest you take the tablet Tamsulosine 0.4 mg once at night for 30 days and the tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for 28 days (consult a specialist doctor, talk with him or her, an...  Read Full »

I have a slight burning sensation at the tip of my penis, and no medicine has worked. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing a minor burning sensation at the tip of my penis glans. It has been a few months since the burning sensation began, but it does not appear to be gone. The burning feeling does not always last throughout the day. Swelling develops at the tip of the glans and fades and rea...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms and images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) do not suggest penile cancer (a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the penis). However, a physical examination is the best way to confirm it....  Read Full »

Why do I have a mild burning sensation and swelling at the tip of my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a mild burning sensation at the tip of my penis. It has been a few months since the burning started; that stays during the daytime but does not seem to cure. Swelling appears at the tip of the penis, and sometimes it disappears. The foreskin also sticks with the glans, but it ret...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the pictures that you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity); there is no lesion as of now. You can send the photos when active lesions are present. I suggest you: 1. Wear loose cotton inner wears having adequate ventilation. 2....  Read Full »

I feel a burning sensation in my penis. My blood test and urine test reports are normal. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,I feel a burning sensation on the top and inner part of my penis. I also got a burning sensation in my left foot during that time. I had intercourse three years back. I took an STD test three years back and repeated the test two years before. Both the results were negative. My blood test a...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your statement, you have been suffering from burning sensations on the penis, especially in the top area. Such clinical features appear due to urethritis, prostatitis, cystitis, genital warts, kidney stone, balanitis, allergies, contact with irritants, diabet...  Read Full »

I am experiencing burning sensation on the tip of my penis. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a mild burning sensation on the tip of my penis and tenderness since two months. Sometimes it comes and goes. I had unprotected sex with my partner three months ago, and it was the first time both were doing this. I have tested for urine culture and sensitivity, but it is no...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning sensation in the long term might be related to chronic prostatitis. I recommend semen culture rather than urine culture as urine usually is clear. For chronic prostatitis, consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their co...  Read Full »

I am worried if a sexually transmitted disease is causing the tingling and pinching sensations in my penis. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex for the first time last month. The next day I went in to take an STD test. All of the test results came back negative. Six days later, I went to take a chlamydia and gonorrhea test as I had a pinching feeling at the tip of my penis, and my balls had a burning sensat...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your problem.Since the tests came negative, there is no need to get worried. Now coming to tingling-like symptoms over the penis or a scrotum, this could be due to anxiety. This should be ignored totally, and this will go away with time.I suggest you wear ...  Read Full »

I am addicted to porn and masturbate four times daily. Does it cause melanoma?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 16-year-old male addicted to porn for the past few weeks. I would masturbate one to four times a day for the past two years. I feel that my breasts and nipples are enlarging, and there are many marks on my nipples. Also, there are black irregular marks on my penis with rare itchi...  Read Full »


Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.From the image attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it does not look like cancer. Instead, the enlargement of the breast and nipple are due to gynecomastia. The hyperpigmented black spots on the penis are due to a superficial fungal infection cal...  Read Full »

Is my penile head dry, sensitive, inflamed, and burning due to unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with what I thought was a UTI for three months. It started with a fever and got worse one month back. I rubbed my genitals with a transgender girl and used her semen to masturbate until I cummed. We did not have sex. She did give me oral sex. I got prescribed Ciproflox...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. To me, those symptoms seem to be chronic prostatitis, and it has two types, one is with bacterial infection, and the other is without infection. Diagnosis is by semen culture, which is done in any laboratory. If it is positive bacteria, then I s...  Read Full »

I have a persistent burning sensation on the tip of my penis that does not seem to cure. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a mild burning sensation on the tip of my penis glans. It has been a few months since the burning started and it does not seem to cure. At times the burning sensation stays for a whole day and sometimes swelling appears too. Also, I had unprotected sex with my partner for the f...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. If all the tests are normal, then I suggest you stay relaxed and follow the instructions mentioned below; 1) Avoid irritation or friction in that area. 2) Wear loose and cotton innerwear. 3) Do not over-clean u...  Read Full »

Can lower abdominal pain occur after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My query is regarding sexually transmitted infection. I had unprotected sex 51 days back. I had mild fever with a very mild burning sensation on my penis for three days after that encounter. I consulted a doctor and she gave five shots of Ceftriaxone for five days. The mild burning ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have been tried on multiple antibiotics on just hit and run basis. Firstly, you were given Ceftriaxone for five days without getting the relevant investigations. Then you took antiviral medications followed by Doxycycline. You have taken a whol...  Read Full »

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