Dryness of the penis can cause skin flaking, cracking, rashes, redness, and irritation on the penis skin. The causes are allergy, masturbation, tight clothing, yeast infection, eczema, and psoriasis. Its treatment depends on the cause.
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I have had sores at the tip and sides of my penis for two days. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I had a soar at the tip of my penis and the side of my penis where the skin is joined. This pain started in the last two days after my partner gave me a handjob. At that time, my penis was fully dry, and we did not use any lubricant during the handjob. Please guide me on what to do. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. From the attached images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the tip of the penis looks somewhat inflamed. There is a reddish discoloration on the tip of the penile opening. It could be an infect... Read Full »
I have dry, peeling skin and wrinkles on my penis with premature ejaculation. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from dry and peeling skin on my penis head which has a lot of painless deep wrinkles. I am also suffering from premature ejaculation. I have had no history of intercourse in the past one year. How can I reverse this condition? I had a history of jock itch last year. Kind... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I saw the image (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). If there was unprotected sex, you need to think of sexually transmitted infection. I suggest you take the tests mentioned below: TPHA (treponem... Read Full »
I saw dryness and white color after pulling back the skin of my penis. Is it an infection, and how to cure it?
Query: Hello doctor, When I pulled back the skin of my penis, I saw a different color. It is not like smegma and also not like a layer. It was like natural skin color. Some parts are red, as usual, and some are dry white. I cannot explain exactly, but the color is different at the tip. Is it an infection ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Please attach clinical pictures to assess so I can guide you accordingly. Meanwhile, wash the area with a gentle cleanser daily for one month. Hope this helps. Thanks and take care. Read Full »
My boyfriend complains of itching and growth on his skin, which appears as dry skin to me. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, My boyfriend keeps complaining of irritation after every time we have sex. He says something is growing on his skin that does not necessarily itch. I do have a picture, but to me, it just looks like dry skin. It was after he doused himself in peroxide. I do not have any STD this could tha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not look like an STD (sexually transmitted disease). Instead, it looks like dry skin and some angiokeratoma (small, discolored bumps) that form when capillaries get bigger or break open. The overlying skin thickens, leading to a rough or pebbly appearance. These... Read Full »
I have dryness in my penile foreskin, and it cracks whenever I pull it back or when my penis gets erect. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem regarding my penile foreskin, the problem is my penile foreskin cracks whenever I pull it back or when my penis gets erect and I saw some dryness on my foreskin tip like lips become dry in winter. I use coconut oil for relief, but after sometimes it is not working. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. Avoid scratching and rubbing of lesion. 2. Avoid friction. 3. Avoid rough handling. 4. Apply Aveeno (Isopropyl Palmitate) moisturizer immediately after bath for one month. 5. Wash area with Episoft (Cetearyl alcohol) cleanser or no soap cleanser or Cetaphil (Cocamido... Read Full »
I have developed some scaly, blackish, thick layer on both sides of my glans penis. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I developed some scaly blackish, thick layer on both sides of my glans penis nearly four months ago. I consulted a dermatologist, and he said it is balanitis due to bacteria and fungus. He prescribed creams like Clotrimazole, Fucidin, and Lulifin. I continued applying it for a month b... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures attached (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). The area appears a little thickened and pigmented. This is called lichenification. It results from any itchy or repeated frictional activity or infection. Right now, there doe... Read Full »
Can flavored lubricants irritate the genitals?
Query: Hello doctor, I have sexual intercourse three times a day. I have been using flavored lubricants since a week. I have itching in the penis, also have redness and dryness on the foreskin. There are no other symptoms besides dryness and redness on the foreskin. Can having sex too frequently with flav... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. Flavored lubricants contain ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction. Using flavored lubricants for sexual intercourse may irritate the genitals. Unusual irritation, redness, and itching after sexual intercou... Read Full »
Why do I have penile head irritation that is peeling and rough to touch?
Query: Hello doctor, I have penile head irritation. The area does not hurt or itch; however, it is rough when I touch it and is peeling. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The condition is balanitis. I suggest the below treatment plan: Apply Fucidin (Fusidic Acid) cream at the daytime for seven days. Apply Clotrimazole cream or Miconazole cream at night for ten days. Tablet Zifi 200 mg (Cefixime) two... Read Full »
I have had bloody discharge from the penis after sex and it becomes dry during the sex. Should I be concerned about HIV?
Query: Hi doctor,I have headache, body pain, discomfort, fatigue, and skin rashes after sleep which disappear after 30 minutes. I have had blood discharge from penis after sex. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.From the images attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it looks like an allergy. Read Full »
Why is my right testicle heavy and voluminous than the left?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a lot of issues with my penis. I was tested for all STDs, and the results were negative. I have constant pain in my right testicle, and it feels heavy and voluminous compared to the left. My foreskin and glans are constantly red and dry. The tip of my penis gets red afte... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. According to your statement, you have been suffering from penile problems. According to the pictures provided here (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), you may suffer from lumps and bumps on the tip of your penis that ... Read Full »