Itching Inside Penis

Itching, accompanied by discomfort in the genital area, is an embarrassing symptom for many, but it is fairly common and easily treatable. It is not always associated with a sexually transmitted disease but may also be due to non-sexually transmitted dermatological conditions such as fungal infections, allergy, poor hygiene and excessive sweating.

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What is causing the itching on my penis after unprotected oral sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I have minor rashes or ulcers on the head of my penis. Also, I had a lot of itching and swelling in the foreskin. There are no fluid-filled blisters. I had unprotected oral and protected sex with my new partner twenty-five days and eighteen days back. Symptoms started fifteen days back...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The possible diagnosis can be sexually transmitted disease (STD) as it can be discovered after six weeks. The other possible diagnosis can be a fungal infection. It is recommended to repeat sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening after another two weeks. I sugge...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for itching in the penis after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hi doctor, I took Norflox-TZ in the morning for loose motions but, in the afternoon my penis started itching.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. Firstly, one should not take antibiotics for ordinary loose motions unless the diarrhea is infective. Itching in the penis could be allergic but, it should be associated with itching in the other parts of the body. I suggest you take Levoc...  Read Full »

I feel itching inside the penis. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel itching inside my penis for a few days. Please advise what to do. May I consult a urologist?  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details too. How is your urine stream? Do you have to wake up at night to pass urine? Do you have diabetes? The possible reason would be either a urinary tract infection or infection at the t...  Read Full »

Why do I have itching inside my penis?

Query: Hello, I am 30 years old male. For the last 1 week, I am having severe itching inside my penis head and bottom side. And while urinating it becomes very severe. When I wash it with hot water and soap, I could not take my hand out of my penis as the itching is heavy, so I had to massage my penis hea...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all get one urine routine test and Fasting Blood Sugar test done. Your problem could be either a fungal infection or a reaction to the condom. I advise you to take consultation with a urologist online -->  Read Full »

What can the big black spot on the foreskin be?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a height of 5.8 feet, and my weight is 62 kg. I have a big black spot on the foreskin of the penis for the past four to five years. I do not know what it is. And I do not feel any pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please answer my questions. Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? Did you contact with irritants or any chemical? Have any history of minor injury or trauma? Did you scratch or rub the lesion? Did you pop or prick it? Allergic reaction to irritant so...  Read Full »

I have a hard object under my penis and glans that has a smelly white discharge. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a hard poky object under my penis and the glans before several years. It never bothered me, so I did not do any treatment. But a couple of days ago, I had some soreness in that spot. After further inspection, I discovered that the object was a little enlarged. When the doctor t...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is a sebaceous cyst that got burst. The cyst is formed from the accumulation of sebum, and it got ruptured in your case. So, I suggest you clean all the discharge and keep the area dry and clean. If it reoccurs, then surgical excision is needed. Kindly t...  Read Full »

I have a red spot and smegma around my penis head under my foreskin. What can I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a red spot and smegma around my penis head under my foreskin. I use warm water to clean that area daily. Sometimes it is itchy. I am feeling depressed. Please help me to come out of this. What can I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have any swelling in your glans penis? Do you have any recurrent episodes of Balanitis? Did you scratch or rub excessively? Did you handle it roughly? Will you do masturbation? Do you practice improper genital hygiene? Attach a clinical picture of the l...  Read Full »

Why do I have redness and constant itching sensation in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 39 year old male. I weigh 89.7 kg. I have a constant itching sensation in the penis. Also, there is dirt around the foreskin. Even though I clean it frequently with fresh water, it is back in two to three hours. The tip of my penis is also redder than usual.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms indicate a fungal infection. Send me a picture of your condition for a more accurate treatment. Have you got yourself tested for diabetes? I suggest you take the following medications for at least three weeks: Tablet Fluka (Fluconazole) 150 mg every al...  Read Full »

I have an allergy on the head of my penis. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having some allergy on the head part and the inner skin of my penis. I have some white bubble like spots. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Allergy over the penis is very uncommon. It would be something else. Please send photos so that I can identify it and give you the proper treatment.  Read Full »

Does smegma discharge cause foreskin itching after intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor,The day after having sex, my penis foreskin is itching, and there are small white pimples forming on my foreskin and penis glans. I am taking Fluconazole 150 oral tablet. Two days after taking the tablet, there is forming like dead skin on my penis. When I wash, it goes easily. Two or thre...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj Patil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I assume it is with the same partner. Note that you need not have to take the tablets every time. Normally in every male, there occurs a secretion called smegma. When you are not cleaning your penis daily by withdrawing the foreskin and exposing the glance penis, it ...  Read Full »

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