Penis Sore

Men who have sore penis feel a sense of discomfort, frustration, and unpleasant feeling often. Common causes of sore penis include yeast infections, psoriasis, balanitis, sexually transmitted infections, and penile cancer. A sore penis can also develop after sex or masturbation. The treatment depends on treating the underlying condition.

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I have had sores at the tip and sides of my penis for two days. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a soar at the tip of my penis and the side of my penis where the skin is joined. This pain started in the last two days after my partner gave me a handjob. At that time, my penis was fully dry, and we did not use any lubricant during the handjob. Please guide me on what to do. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. From the attached images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the tip of the penis looks somewhat inflamed. There is a reddish discoloration on the tip of the penile opening. It could be an infect...  Read Full »

I have soreness, mild pain, and tenderness in my penis after having sexual intercourse multiple times in one week. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had various symptoms throughout the week. I am a little worried as I have mild pain in my penis. I experience soreness and tenderness to pressure. However, I can walk, and I go to work every day. But I feel something abnormal. A day before the weekend, I had relaxed sex in the morn...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems like soreness. STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) take at least 4 to 5 days to develop, and there would be the formation of rash, ulceration, or burning sensation during urination. So, I would not worry ...  Read Full »

My penis is sore, painful and have redness on the glans. Do I have penile cancer?

Query: Hello doctor,For the last couple of weeks, my penis has been very sore (it might have lasted even longer, but as of now it is more painful). The glans penis has become very sensitive to touch and when it comes in contact with my underwear while I move or walk it hurts. It is like a burning sensation...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. I am sorry for such discomfort you are having. I saw the files you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is swelling of the corona of the penis or penis crown. On the glans penis, very mild swelling and mil...  Read Full »

I have a small, painful cyst on my penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a small cyst on my penis. Can you tell me what these little bumps are? They have been present for the last two weeks. I also have little pain. I try to crush it like a pimple, but it is impossible. It is inside the skin, like a ball.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Please share a picture of the affected area. If there was unprotected sex, then we need to think of sexually transmitted infections (STI). The following investigations can help, 1) Treponema Pallidum Hemagglutination (TPHA). 2) Herpes ...  Read Full »

Are my penile pain, soreness, and bleeding during intercourse related to multiple partners?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had sex with over 20 different partners. And I have got bleeding from my penis during the intercourse three times. It is very painful and sore during intercourse. I could notice blood everywhere after the intercourse. When I put on a condom, my discomforts are relieved. Kin...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to is a penile injury that is extended to the urethra. Hence you are bleeding. Kindly send me pictures of your erect penis and stay abstain from intercourse for three weeks to get better.I hope recovery will be complete without urethral stricture. Snap happens in penile f...  Read Full »

How do I reduce swelling in the penis and bump in the scrotum?

Query: Hello doctor,My son is 37 years old. He had a swelling in the penis and a small marble-light bump in his scrotum. He was very sore on the penis and went to a urologist who recently diagnosed him as an epidemiologist. The doctor prescribed him Levaquin for ten days which he finished a few days ago, b...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The description you gave indicates the diagnosis of dermatitis, and the best treatment is antibiotics covering gram-positive and anaerobes. So I prescribe tablet Augmentin (Amoxicillin) 625 mg three times daily and tablet Metronidazole (Flagyl) 400 mg three times da...  Read Full »

Why does my penis head become red and sore after masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I have currently experiencing redness and soreness at the head of my penis. Especially after masturbation, not only the head but also the shaft of my penis become sore. I have this for a couple of weeks now and not sure what it is.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing to us, and I understand your concern. As you have mentioned, you have it for a couple of weeks, and it is after masturbation; this can be skin rashes due to rough touch. Or other is a fungal infection. I am prescribing you medicine for five days, ple...  Read Full »

Why do I have a scar with pain in my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been running a lot lately, and there this one time that I felt some pain in the head of my penis. It was a small burn, and it did not hurt, so I just let it be. Then I noticed a sort of small scar. Now, it has gotten big, like a callous or a big scar plate. It does not hurt or any...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for attaching the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and I understood your concern. Such a thing can be due to fungal infection or allergic dermatitis due to sweating and improper hygiene. As you mentioned, you were not involved in sexu...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for the two sores on my penis head?

Query: Hello doctor, I have the following symptoms: sore right leg, scaly dry patch on the outside of the right ankle, in the shower, this turns red, my urine smells strong. I am 6.2 feet tall and weigh about 167 pounds. I eat a tremendous amount of food, mostly healthy, so I poop a lot. If I wipe too har...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks a lot for consulting us. You have pain issues in the right leg, a scaly patch on the right ankle, and blood when wiping hard after pee and lesions of the penis. Regarding the leg pain, it might have many causes like nerve pain, so you need to be examined with a n...  Read Full »

What is the reason for soreness at the base of my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have soreness at the base of my penis.  Read Full »

Dr. Abdel Hakam Soliman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think it is chronic eczema. It is not infectious, but please do not scratch it. Do not leave any soap residues there. I advise you to try, Betnovate-C (Betamethasone and Clioquinol) cream apply topically before bedtime for one week. Any Emollient (moisturizer)...  Read Full »

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