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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What could be the cause for my red rashes with a burning sensation around my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is red with rashes and a burning sensation around the penis head and foreskin. Additionally, I am having difficulty exposing my penis, buried inside my foreskin, even though I am circumcised. It has generally been around 7 cm long when erect, and 3.5 cm when flaccid but has n...  Read Full »


Dr. Liubov Evmeshkina

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com Thank you so much for your questions. Red raises and burning sensation around the head or foreskin could be due to bacterial or yeast overgrowth. Try to decrease carbohydrates intake and increase cooked vegetable intake and fermented foods. Kindly apply coconu...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation after ejaculation with on and off dull pain in the penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had a slight burning sensation after ejaculating. The burning was felt when I ejaculated for the second time that day, and there was no burning during the first time. It has not returned since, but I noticed a dull pain every once in a while in my penis after that incident. Kindly hel...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The two main reasons for burning sensation and pain after ejaculation are; 1) Infection in the prostate. 2) Allergy to rubbing agent during masturbation. Prostatitis is one frequent issue in males. It is the inflammation of the prostate ...  Read Full »

What does an itchy penis mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18-years-old, and the tip of my penis is itching for the past three days. It does not hurt, not red or swollen, but I could feel a leak while walking. Also, I have not been sexually active for about a month. Can you help? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of mild infection of the urethra (urine tube). Sometimes, even the passage of a small stone in urine can create a minor internal injury at the urethral tip that causes irritation and itching. The best solution is to get a physical examin...  Read Full »

Why is my penis burning after washing it with a shampoo?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old male, and I did put a lot of lousy shampoo full of chemicals on my penis while showering, and two days later, it started burning when I pee. It is the fourth day since it started burning, and it hurts like nothing before. There is also grey or yellow liquid coming from...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Using shampoo and soap can cause irritation and burning when you pee, but usually, that issue continues only for two to three days and without urethral discharge. Kindly let me know if you had any unprotected sexual intercourse recently? If yes, then you need STD (sexu...  Read Full »

Why do I have burning sensation in penis after masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 32-year-old. My testicles were paining initially. And after I consulted a medical doctor, he gave me a medicine tablet Ultracet. However, I am cured of this, but worrying me is a feeling of burning sensation in my penis. The doctor for the same had suggested I take Uribid 100 tablet t...  Read Full »


Dr. Ritu Kant Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.You need not worry about your sexual life much, but I will advise you not to take any medicine except antibiotics without going through an investigation test. The probable causes are urinary stones, cystitis, or appendicitis. Clean the genital area with antiseptic and drink...  Read Full »

What is phimosis, and how is it treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-years-old male, and recently, I have noticed that when I pull my foreskin down below the corona of the penis, there is a small acne-like thing on the body of my penis which pains when I get an erection. While I am wearing pants, there is very little pain that keeps going on ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Fordyce spots are regular as you have read and are small whitish spots covering penile skin anywhere. There is no treatment recommended, and for prevention, nothing other than proper hygiene. Regarding acne, it can cause pain. Mostly it is due to infection and infla...  Read Full »

What causes itching and inflammation around the head of my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I have got an infection in my penis. First, the symptoms started minor with itching. In a couple of days, it got worse, and it pains a lot. The head of the penis had turned red with inflammation. There seem to be some cuts on the side of the penis with fluid oozing out under the head. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It looks like you have a drug reaction, known as fixed drug eruption. Have you taken any medications just before the onset of this condition for any health issues like pain, fever, or stomach upset? Is this the first time this happened, and...  Read Full »

Why do I get recurrent burning and ulcers at the tip of penis even after topical medication?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a sexually inactive 29-year-old male. I have a burning sensation near the tip of the penis for few days while urinating. Before few days, I also had an ulcer under the head of the penis. I am circumcised. Sometimes, I have a burning sensation while doing ejaculation during masturbatio...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ulcer usually occurs due to friction.   Read Full »

Why is the head of my penis irritated and the skin peeling off?

Query: Hi doctor, Before two weeks, I had sex for the first time without a condom. Three days ago, I noticed that the head of my penis, which is folded from inside, is irritated. I am losing skin on my penis, there is every day a layer that is becoming very soft, and then I clean it by removing it (just b...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The most common cause will be a fungal infection, and the treatment will be with Canesten cream (Clotrimazole) to apply twice daily for a week. But since the lady is also symptomatic, it is better to go for STD (sexually transmitted disease) screening for both partners. STD...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing burning in my penis with whitish discharge after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some burning sensation in my penis with some whitish discharge that comes out three to four times an hour. I started to have this after practicing unprotected sex.   Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can occur due to gonorrhea. It is highly transmittable and needs urgent treatment. As it is caused by bacteria, it is cured by taking antibiotics. Due to the escalation of antibiotic resistance, the choice of different antibiotics has been narrowed over these years. ...  Read Full »

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