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Penile Disorders

Balanitis, erectile dysfunction, epispadias, and Peyronie's disease are some of the common penile disorders that affect men. Penile disorders cause symptoms such as swelling and itching of the penis, bleeding from the penis, rashes over the skin of the penis, and painful erections. One should consult a doctor if the symptoms of the penile disorders persists.

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Why am I having rashes with hard and dry red bumps in scrotum area?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe rashes in my scrotum area. It has become hard and dry with red bumps all over the scrotum area and the penis too. I usually use Dettol soap and also I have shaved my groin area. Is that the reason for this? Please tell any medicines. I have chronic urticaria since last y...  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia Anjum

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, Dettol is an irritant. It can make skin dry and cause bumps over it. Dettol should not be used. Kindly follow this prescription. 1. Apply Hydrocortisone plus Gentamicin combination cream. 2. Apply Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly) 4 to 5 times a day. 3. Take Loratad...  Read Full »

I have both discoloration and numbness in the glans penis. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old with 5.9 inches height and weight 150 pounds. I have both discoloration and numbness but only on the glans penis and not the shaft. I have gotten consultations, and no one can find the problem. I have photos to show before and after. I have had this problem for about ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks very much for consulting us. Discoloration of the glans and penis can have many causes like inflammation, bruises, or ischemia, and numbness can be mainly due to penis or nerve injury. The picture will help with the diagnosis if you send me. Gonococcal infection ...  Read Full »

I have difficulty achieving an erection. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is not fully erect for a few days. So, what can I do now? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your complaints, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) include, 1. Stress due to work or family-related, and night duties. 2. Depression. 3. Varicocele –...  Read Full »

I am not able to maintain a proper erection. Is that due to type 2 diabetes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53-year-old male weighing about 85 kg. I have a problem with sex that is sometimes with the ability to erect properly. I have an appetite for sex. As a result, I can pass an extended period. Last year I was told that I have type 2 diabetes. This now brings concerns to my partner. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please provide me with more details. Have you taken any treatment? It is common to have a progressive reduction in sexual desire with age. Type 2 diabetes is also associated with a decrease in libido. If your blood sugar levels are normal, then there is no need to g...  Read Full »

Can incomplete defecation affects erectile function?

Query: Hello doctor, Is there any positive relation between defecation and erection? Whenever I have incomplete defecation, I feel less sensation in my shaft accompanied by frequent urination. I also noticed that once I fully empty my stomach, I could perform well. The issue is, I cannot assure whether I d...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your symptoms. Your presenting complaint looks like there is an issue with the nerves that control defecation and urination. I would like to know whether you have had any spine problems such as lower backache, deformities, accidents, or ...  Read Full »

Are the rashes on my penis a sign of STDs?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two months, I have been experiencing a minor rash on the crown of my penis. I have have been using antibacterial cream since then but it does not seem to recover. The rash occurred a month after I had an unprotected sex. No itch, no discharge, no pain while urinating or a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your clinical pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), genitals look normal clinically, skin is little dry, I do not see any rash, blister or ulcer which are the manifestation of STD. In the first picture, those white tiny bumps below the glans (...  Read Full »

Why is there discoloration and scarring around my penis?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 20-year-old male having skin discolorations and scar-like tissue near the penis. Although it is not problematic for me and I am in good physical health, the discoloration and dryness on the skin near the penis bothers me. Because of this, I had previously visited a doctor, who i...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Based on your medical history and examination of your photographs (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), it is most likely that you have tinea cruris (a medical condition affecting the genital, pubic, pe...  Read Full »

I was addicted to masturbation once, and now I experience liquid discharges all the time. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a medical condition that I want to discuss with you. I very often have liquid discharges throughout the day. This is sometimes associated with arousal and sometimes without, but I often have sexual thoughts also. I am very disturbed by it. I keep a tissue paper in front of my un...  Read Full »


Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, masturbation is the predominant cause. So, realistically, in your case, there are three ways. 1) A medical treatment to bring your testosterone level down as possible. This will reduce the sexual thoughts, calm down the over-regulated arousal cascades and reduc...  Read Full »

I have white mark on penis after masturbation. Could this be herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible to get herpes on the penis from masturbation? I have a small white mark on the head of my penis and I get cold sores on my lips after two days. I am currently on Phenytoin, Clonazepam for epilepsy, Tamsulosin and Dutasteride for enlarged prostate.  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Attach a picture of the lesion for details. Do you have papules, vesicles, or crust? Pain in lesion? Burning, tingling, or ulcer? Is it a primary episode or recurrent? Any lesion on the vermilion border of lips? Or genital lesions?  Read Full »

Tight tendons on the sides of penis that cause pain with erection. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My partner has very tight tendons on the sides of his penis that cause pain with erection. He has attempted to stretch out the tendons, but they go right back, and he is concerned about damaging them. He gets relief from the pain when he presses down on the penis. He has also heard a p...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. During vigorous sexual activity sometimes there is a partial tear of the superficial layer of tunica of corpora cavernosa leading to such description. If he is able to achieve the erection with no ecchymosis, redness or blackening, it is fine. Ask him to share a picture...  Read Full »

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