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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Can I get herpes infection by a short genital contact without having sex?
Query: Hello doctor, I went to a strip club where the stripper touched and rubbed my penis, but there was no intercourse. After that, my glans penis was irritated, and tiny red dots appeared around the rim of the penis. It is painful for a few days so I got tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia with a dipstic... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. The answers to your questions are, 1) The chances are always there when you are in contact with the genitalia, irrespective of the short or long contact. 2) Your symptoms can be due to two reasons a) Herpes s... Read Full »
What could be the reason for numbness, burning, and inflammation in penis?
Query: Hello doctor, I have problems with my genital, which affects my everyday life. I feel numbness, burning, inflammation, slight pain at urethra, whole body weakness, fatigue, and mild fever at morning. I have done numerous tests such as blood test thrice, ultrasound, urine test twice, and x-ray, but i... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will be glad to assist you in diagnosis and management of your problem. Read Full »
I am having difficulty in urination with smegma and a burning sensation after semen loss. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have symptoms like stricture urethra and difficulty to urinate, and I need to apply more pressure during urination and my penis is not circumcised. Nowadays, I crack my penis foreskin during contact, and sometimes, a smegma-type white substance is seen on the penis. I also have a bur... Read Full »
Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil
Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. From your history, the condition is more likely a stricture urethra. For diagnosis, you need urethrogram antegrade and retrograde studies. After that only, we can decide on treatment options. As far as smegma is c... Read Full »
I have cracks, redness, and a burning sensation on my penis due to harsh masturbation. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have cracks and redness with a burning sensation on my penis, below the head due to harsh masturbation. I need to know how to heal this wound. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Apply Fucidin cream (Fusidic Acid) in the daytime for seven days. Kindly answer the following questions: Are you sexually active? Is there improper hygiene? Is there excess scratching and rubbing? Thank you. Read Full »
I had multiple partners and have been suffering from a burning sensation and pain in my right testicle. My HIV test is negative. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I had sex with multiple partners last year and got tested for HIV after four months, and the result was negative. Repeated tests after eight months, and the test was negative. I also tested for HBsAg and HCV, which is negative, and did VDRL, which was also negative. But I had a burning sen... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Do not worry. There may be some fungal infection there following friction injuries during intercourse. Take plenty of water daily. Clean it with soap and water regularly. Apply candid total (Clobetasol) plus cream twice a day. I suggest you t... Read Full »
I have been experiencing some discomfort in my penis especially when I wear tight jeans and sit. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am having some discomfort in my penis. It comes and goes but if I put pressure I do not feel anything. There is mild dull discomfort. When I sleep I do not feel anything but when I sit depending on if jean tightens that area it starts to pain. Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please help me with a few details so that we can get to the bottom of your issue. Are you diabetic or hypertensive? Or have any other illnesses? Have you had any surgeries in the past? Do you have any difficulty in passing urine, such as inc... Read Full »
I have nightfall four times a week? Is it normal?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I have to face problems of falling sperm. Nightfall happens four times a week. Sometimes my penis feels burning. It hurts me. I met so many doctors. For some days, I get relief, then again it occured. I tested my blood sugar, thyroid levels, and so on. All are negati... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You have the problem of nocturnal emissions four times a week and this is happening most probably due to the lack of sex or masturbation. Engaging in masturbation or sex would reduce the frequency and you will feel better. The burning ... 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 »
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. Curr... 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 Sameer Juma Ali 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. S... Read Full »
How can I manage the burning sensation in my genital area during urination, which frequently occurs after I start dieting and workout?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation in my genital area while urinating. It started frequently occurring after I started dieting and working out and once I saw a white discharge from my penis as well. What is the possible reason for this? How can I treat this? Kindly help. Thank you. Read Full »
Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Your condition seems to be prostatitis. Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland and will cause swelling and some degree of prostatic enlargement. A urine test can be normal as it is nonbacterial prostatitis... Read Full »