Skin Discoloration

Changes or discoloration of the skin is a common problem resulting from various causes, such as birthmarks, rashes, infections, or pigmentation disorders. The other reasons include radiation therapy, sunburn, burns, petechiae or hematoma, vitiligo, hormonal changes, autoimmune diseases, and cancer.

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I have a white discoloration on penis. Is it due to phimosis?

Query: Hello doctor, My issue is related to skin color. Of late I have been observing that there is a change in the color (white) at the shaft (penis) as well as the skin below. Which is there for quite some time and is increasing now. However, there is no pain or itching or any other issue. I just wanted...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You probably had a condition called phimosis, which ruptured during sexual activity. The traumatic rupture heals by fibrosis which is white in color. Except for cosmetic issue, it is not going to affect you. Skin darkening procedures can be sought from a Dermatologist. ...  Read Full »

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