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How can the rashes on the head of my circumcised penis be treated?

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Published At December 24, 2017
Reviewed AtJanuary 18, 2024

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I have rashes on the head of my circumcised penis. Kindly help.

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I saw your clinical picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity).

This is called pearly penile papules. It is not a disease. It is a physiological variant.

There is nothing to worry. You can ignore it, it is not going to cause any harm.

If you are concerned cosmetically, it can be removed using cryotherapy.

No cream or ointment is necessary. Any cream or ointment would cause more harm than help.

Kindly do not try any home remedies. You will end up having skin damage.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy
Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Venereology

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