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Penis Rashes

Conditions causing penile rash include poor personal hygiene, balanitis, sexually transmitted infections, yeast infection, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis due to irritants from hygiene products, drugs like Tylenol, etc. These rashes can be associated with or without sore spots and itching. Some regress on their own upon the elimination of etiological factors, while some rashes need medications.

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I have redness around my penis shaft. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have redness around the shaft of my penis. I used to masturbate very frequently. It has been red for two months around the shaft but is painless. I do not have any irritation or any major erection problems. My erection strength is a little weak nowadays, with less sensitivity. But it f...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I do not think that there is anything for you to worry about. This can be one of two things: 1. A natural variation of color, which can happen at any point to anyone. Some have red, while others have brown or lighter sh...  Read Full »

What is the possible diagnosis for rashes under the penile head with cracks?

Query: Hello doctor, I have rashes on the penis under the head. It has been there for a while. It started as a small rash and continues to get worse. It is in the folds of skin under the head of penis and never looked bumpy until now. I am sexually active and still masturbating actively. Previously it was ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Such rashes on the penis can occur due to multiple causes including syphilis, herpes, candidal balanitis, and many more. I need to ask you a few questions so I can advise you properly. Since when do you have this rash? Do you have burning associated with it? Do you h...  Read Full »

I have recurring patches on my foreskin. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a recurring red patch on my penis foreskin. It inflames after sex or masturbation. I have been using Triamcinolone for a while. After a few days, it goes away. But always returns. This patch appears on my penis foreskin and is always there and it increases after sex and masturbat...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through the history and the picture attached (the attachment was removed to protect the patient's identity). There appears to be a red plaque over the penis. The possible differentials include Zoon's balanitis and psoriasis. Zo...  Read Full »

I have redness in the penis and foreskin attachment. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Why is my penis foreskin attached to the backside of the tip? Please suggest some ointment or oral medicine. There is no irritation sometimes, only it becomes reddish and it disappears after applying Clotrimazole. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. If the issue is resolved with Clotrimazole cream, it might be attributed to a fungal infection. Follow these steps for management: Opt for loose cotton innerwear. Preven...  Read Full »

I have a rash on my penis with no discharge or itching. Sexually active does not disappear with ointment. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a rash on my penis. There is no discomfort, no discharge, and no itch. Sexually active with my wife, who is asymptomatic. She is also expecting a child. I used Clotrimazole cream and only had one dosage of Fluconazole. It does not go away. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It is due to infection, and it will take time to cure. I advise you to avoid intercourse throughout therapy; otherwise, it will return. You must abstain from intercourse for two weeks. Only then will it mend. I would ...  Read Full »

I am experiencing a reddish ringworm infection-like lesion in my penis. What are they?

Query: Hello doctor, I have rashes and a reddish ringworm infection on my penis. Please recommend medication and the best antifungal cream for me. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to appears that you have balanitis. Balanitis is an inflammation of the glans penis. Balanoposthitis is a kind of balanitis that affects the foreskin and prepuce. Poor hygiene and overwashing, use of over-the-counter drugs, and lack of foreskin retraction are also risk ...  Read Full »

What is the management of balanitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I have balanitis. Due to itching, I have got rashes on the penis foreskin. I am having difficulty retracting the foreskin, and the foreskin has formed a rubber band-like structure at the tip of the penis. There is also a little redness on the tip of the penis and there is infla...  Read Full »

Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Yes, it is balanoposthitis (balanitis), and it can be most probably candidal balanoposthitis. Do you have a history of recent sexual exposure? If yes, does your partner have genital itching or vaginal discharge issues? I suggest you...  Read Full »

I have a cluster of egg-like rash on my penis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a cluster of egg-like rash on the foreskin of my penis. I applied the oil and Surfaz-SN cream, but I am not sure whether I am using the correct medicine or not.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you are suffering from genital warts. Please answer the following questions for more details. When did it appear first? Do you have an itching or burning sensation due to the lesions? Did you scratch the lesions? Did the lesions appear after applying the Surfaz...  Read Full »

I have erectile dysfunction. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing bad erectile dysfunction. Five years back, my girlfriend was masturbating on me too hard and fast. Eventually, my frenulum was pulled back and torn, and blood came out of the urethra. I urinated, and the bleeding stopped, but I never saw a doctor for it. And my penis h...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I do not think your previous trauma has anything to do with your erectile dysfunction. If you are passing urine normally without any pain and if you have painless erections, it means that your urogenital system is no...  Read Full »

I have a dry and scaly rash under the foreskin of my penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a rash under the foreskin of my penis. The rash is on the shaft under the foreskin and not on the tip of the penis. It is not itchy, but it feels very dry and scaly. I applied steroid cream to the area to see if it would help, but it did not have an effect. I have had the same s...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. As per the history and image provided (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it is candida balanitis. It is a form of inflammation under the foreskin mainly triggered due to fungal infection. The most co...  Read Full »

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