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Irritation

Dr.,
  
My penis foreskin is dry an irritated and there is some white discharge under my forskin, it doesn't burn when I urinate or do I have bumps or such, can u help?
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Hello,
This white substance under the skin can be due to smegma formation or due to fungal infection causing balanitis. If you are sexually active then STD’s like Chlamydia also need to be ruled out. Don’t use any cosmetics on the penis, instead use some topical antimicrobials like Bacitracin or Lotrimin. Also corticosteroids and topical immunosuppressants can be used but they are available under prescription. Also retract the foreskin daily and soak in warm water to clean penis and foreskin. In case the symptoms persist then please consult a urologist/dermatologist for evaluation and antimicrobials and steroids prescription.

Hope it helps. Take care and regards.


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