Pain In Penis

Pain in the penis can be due to trauma or disease. Penile pain can be caused due to Peyronie's disease, priapism, balanitis, sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), injuries, phimosis, and cancer.

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How long should I continue taking Fluconazole for pain in penile head and foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I was struggling with reddening, itching, and tenderness on the penis head and under the foreskin. I self-diagnosed a fungal infection and started applying Candid B cream twice a day for a week. With a slow recovery, I decided to take oral medication for the same. My pharmacist sugges...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Get physically examined and investigated to rule out any medical condition and treat accordingly. Take medicine only under prescription and close observation of the doctor. Check vitals. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Maintain strict hygiene. Wear loose cotton c...  Read Full »

My penile head slopes downward during erection. Is this due to damaged penile ligament?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. For the past six months I do not do any physical activities, no exercise, I work only on my laptop and drink very less amount of water. I masturbate almost daily for the past 10 years. I never had sex with any girl. I never used any kind of contaminated stuff...  Read Full »

Dr. Aamir Mohd

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen every picture you have uploaded and I understand your concern. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Premature ejaculation is when you discharge within 30 seconds of masturbation or doing intercourse. Do you ejaculate before 30 seconds when ...  Read Full »

I have penile pain with a red dot at the tip. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a lady and after three days my penis gets pain a lot in the night. I cannot sleep much in pain. After one week I checked with the hospital, they give me antibiotic medicine but there is no relief. I have done my HSV 1, HSV 2, VDRL, and HIV test. All test are negative. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history and reviewed the attached photograph. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). According to me, there are two possibilities, one is candidal balanoposthitis and the other is herpes genitalis. Since you have mentioned that your ...  Read Full »

I have pain in penis and weakness after sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, After sex with my partner, I am feeling pain in my penis and my testes are also too small. I am feeling weak after sex.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that your question have a lack of details and this will limit my response to generic one rather than specific applicable to your problem. The pain in penis after sex is indicative of in...  Read Full »

Why is my penis hard even while flaccid?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a problem with my penis. It feels hard like a hard rubber tube even while flaccid. The veins have also become very prominent. Sex is now painful and my penis becomes sore and red after intercourse. I had all the tests done. All STD tests came out negative. The problem has b...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read and understood your problem. You have not mentioned what all the tests you did. You have mentioned only STD tests (sexually transmitted disease). It appears to be due to stress or anxiety, so do relaxation exercise. However to exclude other cause, you need to ...  Read Full »

I am having swelling and pain in penis after scrotoplasty. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Two weeks ago I had a scrotoplasty. Accompanied with this was liposuction (around lower stomach and inside of thighs towards the groin) to thicken the penis. Operation went well. Had general swelling and edema of the penis and scrotum with pain. I have been taking anti-inlfammatory t...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all I would like to inform you that size mentioned by you is within normal range and it should not be called swelling unless there is gross difference from other side. The average testis size is 3 to 5 cm in length and 3 to 4 cm in width. Now, regarding feeli...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for dry, itchy and painful penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I had sex with my partner two months ago, about a week later my genitals were itching and achy. I went and got tested and was negative on chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea. I had no bumps, pus or anything like that. My family doctor said it could be a yeast in...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is more likely a fungal infection by the description given. It is prone to recurrence. Please keep the area clean and treat the partner also. Avoid intercourse. Use condoms if needed. Both take treatment simultaneously. Get back with details and photos.  Read Full »

My penis got swollen after sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, After I had sex for the first time, there is a piece of skin on the side of the penis. Is it normal? It is very sensitive and uncomfortable. I have attached a picture.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Though the picture is not very clear (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that it is normal. If there is any swelling or tenderness over that area, visit a doctor for help. If not, there is nothing to worry. For more information consult a sexolo...  Read Full »

What causes pain in penis after masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, My query relates to two protruding veins, on the left side of the penis shaft. The area is quite painful. This occurred, I guess, due to vigorous masturbation. I would like to hear your advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Veins are normally present in the penis, and they get dilated and prominent during an erection. But, they are never painful unless there is an injury or inflammation. Kindly send me a picture to help me diagnose. You are likely to get relief if you abstain from sexual...  Read Full »

Why is Triamcinolone not treating a rash on the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a rash on the head of my penis for around two months. They are purplish, sore and tender to touch. I have seen my primary care doctor and he was not sure about the condition and gave me Triamcinolone acetonide cream over two weeks ago. It has not helped. I was also tested recently...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The condition you are suffering is not STD (sexually transmitted disease) for sure because none of the STD is present like this. There are three most common probability of your problem. Penile Lichen planus: It present in a similar manner with purplish color, itchin...  Read Full »

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