White Rashes On Penis

White rashes on the penis could be most commonly due to fungal infection known as candidiasis. It is caused by a fungus known as Candida albicans. It is common in private areas due to presence of moisture content and sweating.

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How is thrush on the foreskin treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. I have this issue for a year. I have thrush in my foreskin of the penis. I had a fungal infection before few years. After that, I am taking care by following hygiene practices. Previously, I was not able to pull my foreskin back completely. But now I can do it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Sud

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes skin secretions get collected on the inside part of the foreskin and it becomes apparent when you pull back the foreskin. You can follow some tips. Gently pull back the foreskin regularly while bathing and clean the part with plain water and pull the skin ...  Read Full »

How to treat white spots on the foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I am having white spot inside the foreskin for the past one month. Can I know the reason and medication?  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send pictures of the problem so that the problem can be evaluated properly and suggest appropriate treatment.  Read Full »

Will HSV exhibit as white spot on the shaft with swollen lymph node in the groin?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex last week, and the next morning I noticed a white rough, dry spot on my shaft. Then I started messing and irritated it because I was panicking it was HSV2. I then pick off the skin, and it started hurting and got red and raw. The skin came back over it then I peeled again. I w...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HSV (herpes simplex virus) is a sexually transmitted disease and will recur if not treated. Do you have any previous positive HSV report? If so, both the partners must have been treated with Acyclovir 400 mg thrice daily for a week. The other issue that can coexist with H...  Read Full »

What is the cause for black patches on the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a black patch on my penis tip and no other issues. I thought it is normal and will go in some time, but it does not. Please provide some solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. Such black patches could be due to multiple causes like warts, moles, and many more. I need to see this patch to make a definitive diagnosis so I can suggest your treatment accordingly. Please revert with a photo. Do...  Read Full »

What could cause white spots on the penile tip with inability to retract the skin?

Query: Hello doctor,I have observed white spots on the tip of my penis in the last few months. I do not have any pain or discomfort. However, I am unable to pull my penis skin backward for the last few months. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any history of unprotected sex with a new partner in the recent past? Any history of diabetes or hypertension or any medications? Can you please upload the picture depicting the white spot for proper diagnosis and treatment advice?  Read Full »

What could cause white bump on penis without sexual activity?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old. I have noticed a white color pimples/bumps on my penis shaft this morning. It is not itchy and no pain. I did masturbation yesterday morning. I googled after seeing this and it is mentioned it might be due to STD. I am too much worried and stressed now. I did not have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the image and report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears to be molluscum contagiosum. It is a viral disease not serious and usually does not require treatment, it may be sexually transmitted but can occur without sex also if any i...  Read Full »

I have white mark on penis after masturbation. Could this be herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible to get herpes on the penis from masturbation? I have a small white mark on the head of my penis and I get cold sores on my lips after two days. I am currently on Phenytoin, Clonazepam for epilepsy, Tamsulosin and Dutasteride for enlarged prostate.  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Attach a picture of the lesion for details. Do you have papules, vesicles, or crust? Pain in lesion? Burning, tingling, or ulcer? Is it a primary episode or recurrent? Any lesion on the vermilion border of lips? Or genital lesions?  Read Full »

My testicular area is white and itchy with rashes on the umbilical sides. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My the testicular area is white and itchy. Similarly, the penis has a slight black color. Itching and rashes on the umbilical side. Hair loss can be overwhelming.  Read Full »

Dr. Sreelakshmi S

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The itching and discoloration on your scrotum and penis may be due to fungal infection. But it could also be due to another condition called scrotal dermatitis. The first and most important thing is to wear undergarments that are loose to allow air circulations. Keep...  Read Full »

What could these fleshy-looking masses near the area of circumcision be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with a genital wart a few months ago. This wart looked like a dark brown flat mole with a lesion next to it. It was located in the middle and underside of my penis. The dermatologist removed the wart. Recently, I noticed a few fleshy-looking masses near the area...  Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Kindly send a good quality image. Secondly, can you please tell me genital warts were removed by which procedure? For more information consult a dermatologist online --> http...  Read Full »

I have itching on the testicles and white rashes on the top end of my penis. What it could be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have itching on the left side of my testicle and also two white rashes on the top end of my penis. What are they?  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, attach some photo of the area where you are having itching so that it is easy to diagnose the condition and provide an effective treatment. From your description, it could be either scrotal dermatitis or a fungal infection. For more information consult a derm...  Read Full »

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