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Genital Psoriasis

Genital psoriasis is a skin condition that affects the genital areas and can cause red patches, itching, and a burning sensation. It is not a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and can be treated by taking proper treatment. Mild corticosteroid ointments and medications like Cyclosporine and Methotrexate can help treat this condition.

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I had genital apposition with someone at a strip club. Could I get infected with HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, My concern is about possibly being infected with HIV due to an experience I had at a strip club four nights ago. I was in a private dance booth receiving a lap dance and during this time I engaged in fingering the stripper, she was masturbating me (hand job), and there was also some brie...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. For HIV acquisition, there has to be a source. Firstly you do not know whether the lady you engaged with lap dance was HIV infected or not. Secondly, there was no penetration. Thirdly genital psoriasis in your case was n...  Read Full »

I noticed some patches on my scrotum a few months ago. What should I do now?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed that I have started getting these patches on my scrotum. I saw the patch a few months ago, but I did not think much about it. Now, it has started spreading. Recently they have been causing irritation, and it seems like it is dry around that specific area.  Read Full »

Dr. Saadia Atta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These look like psoriatic patches (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). However, fungal infection is a possibility. I would suggest seeing a dermatologist to get a thorough evaluation and an exact diagnosis. Meanwhile, start using 1 % Clotrimazole ...  Read Full »

What should I do for my chronic genital psoriasis and hyperpigmentation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had genital psoriasis for the past month, and my self-confidence is very low because of its appearance and hyperpigmentation. I do not know what to do. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Did you take any confirmation tests of psoriasis, like clinical examination or biopsy of the lesion? It is important to make a confirmed diagnosis before saying it is psoriasis. For example, is this your first episode? A lesion like this could...  Read Full »

I have genital psoriasis, itchy foreskin, and marks on my legs. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, How to treat genital psoriasis and frequently itchy foreskin? I also have some marks on my legs. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your first query consult is on us! I have gone through the information and the image (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) provided. Psoriasis on the genital area needs an in-person consultation with a doctor since they need to be examined and asse...  Read Full »

Is Beclomethasone a good cure for genital psoriasis?

Query: Hi doctor, I had scabies during my childhood. I was diagnosed with psoriasis three years ago. Psoriasis involved my whole body, including my genitals. After treatment, it began to clear, but white patches appeared only on my genitals with a dark outline, it starts to spread to the right side. I have...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. But there are no attached photographs in your message. It is difficult to treat without seeing the lesion. It might be vitiligo or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and s...  Read Full »

What is the transparent shiny red skin on penis with burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I observed something on the penis. It is like it burns and is red in color. I do not have any pain or itching. I started applying Clobesym-OZ cream. Now it seems some transparent shiny skin developing on it and also other parts of the skin around it started becoming ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Clobesym (Miconazole) is a potent steroid based cream and whatever you are noticing now are the side effects of steroid usage.   Read Full »

Could it be possible that I contracted HSV or HPV during the vaginal ultrasound, as I suffer from psoriasis and skin-burning sensations afterward?

Query: Hello doctor, I went to the fertility doctor to start an egg retrieval. He did a vaginal ultrasound, which had a condom on it. A few days later, I had a spot on my skin bleeding and burning. One to two months later, I had a massive burning, painful outbreak of psoriasis and weird skin-burning sen...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Vaginal ultrasound is carried out with the probe being covered by a condom and disinfected gloves being worn by the radiologist or gynecologist (whoever is doing it). That is the standard protocol. If such a protocol had not been followed, infection transmission i...  Read Full »

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