Q. How to get rid of the spots on my penis?

Answered by
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 18, 2016 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hi doctor,

I have been getting spots on my penis. I do not remember that I had them as a kid. I know it has been getting more over time, but really slow that I do not realize it. I remember that the doctor messed up my circumcision and my parents were going to sue the doctor for that thus the skin around it looks like that. What are the dark spots? Is there a way to get rid of them and the excess skin on the side of my penis? Please help.



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I have gone through all your photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity).

Basically you have two queries. First the extra skin which you want to remove. That can be possible by surgery but if you do not have any problem with that then you avoid surgical procedure now.

Second are the patches. Well, let me tell you that your skin is totally normal but you have white patches. I mean to say your penis skin is little dark and that extra white patch is the main problem. This is type of penile vitiligo.

In vitiligo the skin loses its normal dark pigmentation. It is not a dangerous problem and it is not going to impair penile function in future. This problem could be triggered by circumcision or maybe not.

Use Tacroze 0.03% cream (Tacrolimus) once at night over white patches. I again want to emphasize it that the white patches are the problem not the dark one. As I have seen many cases, I am able to identify it. Continue this cream for 20 days and let me know the effect.

Revert back after 20 days to a dermatologist online -->

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