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Penis rash

Hey- This past week, I noticed a rash on my penis. It doesn't itch or irritate but it is on my penis. It's not on the head, it is on the top of my shaft. A few days ago I went and bought an over the counter spray called fungi cure and began using it twice a day. But the stuff burns like hell when I use it. So far, everything looks to be drying up, but it is still there. There isn't alot of bumps, but there are a few scattered ones. My guess is that the rash appeared after I went swimming once in the past week. Note- I haven't been swimming all summer. Secondly, I am a big guy (6'5)and I sweat alot during the summer. Now, it is suppose to take two weeks for fungi-cure to cure the infection. My question is, should I wait to see, or should I see a doctor? The only that concerns me is that jock-itch occurs on the inner thigh, and this is directly on my penis. I don't sleep around, and I have been with the same girl for two years now. I'm just a little worried because I have never had a problem with my penis.
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You are right about fungus being more likely on the inner thigh.  Rashes on the penis are usually irritations or eczema.  The spray probably hurts because of the aerosol, nit the antifungal component.  Why not try over-the-counter 1% hydrocortisone twice a day for a week and make an appointment to see a skin doctor in case the rash doesn't go away.

Best.

Dr. Rockoff
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Hello, I need some recommendations for a OTC medication i can apply for a discolored rash on the side of my scrotum it not the same tone as the rest of the skin around it. It itches mildly, I'm not really concerned about the itch but the discolored dry patch is really affecting my sex life, its not a red or a unusual color its like new skin after a scab.
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Hello, I need some recommendations for a OTC medication i can apply for a discolored rash on the side of my scrotum it not the same tone as the rest of the skin around it. It itches mildly, I'm not really concerned about the itch but the discolored dry patch is really affecting my sex life, its not a red or a unusual color its like new skin after a scab.
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HELLO I NEED SOME ADVICE CONCERNING THE SKIN OF MY PENIS, IF SOMEONE MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP ME


TO GIVE YOU A LITTLE BACKROUND ON ME IM 21 YEARS OLD AND NEVER HAD SEX IN ANY WHAT WAY WITH ANYONE IN MY LIFE IM A TOTAL VIRGIN IN ALL AREAS

I WAS WONDERING IF IT MIGHT BE AN STD LIKE IM KINDA FLIPPING IF I SHOULD WORRY AT ALL THE POSSIBILITY OF THAT 100% OR NAH NOT AT ALL?


WELL I DONT MASTURBATE DAILY, BUT WHEN I DO I DO ALOT...FOR INSTANCE ABOUT A WEEK AGO OR SO I DID IT 3 TIMES WITHIN A 3-4 HOUR TIME SPAN, WAITING LIKE 30 MINUTES BETWEEN EACH SESSION...I DONT USE LUBRICATION SO YES I DO MASTURBATE WITH DRY HANDS I GUESS YOU COULD SAY...

ANYWAY, IT WAS CHAFING AND FLAKY SO I ITCHED IT ON THE RIGHT SHAFT, BUT AFTER THIS WEEK OR SO IT TOTALLY DISAPPEARED AND ALL I CAN SEE IS A LITTLE OF THE CRACKED SKIN LIKE AND ITS MAINLY RED RIGHT UNDER THE CORONA, SINCE IM CIRCUMSIZED, OF THE PENIS RIGHT UNDER THE HEAD BUT ON THE SHAFT IF U GET WHERE IM SAYING....AND WHEN I STRETCH MY SKIN WHERE THE REDNESS IS IT KINDA FADES LIKE AND IS LESS VISIBLE AND WHEN I LET IT GO AGAIN IT GOES BACK TO BEING VISIBLE WHEN THE PENIS IS IN THE NORMAL STATE I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THIS IS IF YOU CAN HELP ME OUT? I DONT KNOW I DONT WANT TO GO TO THE DOCTOR FOR NOTHING I MEAN IT COULD JUST BE THE WAY MY PENIS IS CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME OUT OR TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK IM WORRYING ALOT THANKS ALOT I REALLY APPRECIATE IT


PS Its about a week later, and the flakes are totally gone and you can see the penis is getting a little better its just in certain spots right under the corona of the head of the penis it is still reddish like on the shaft, i was wondering if this will ever go away , etc...please help thanks alot
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I have some what a similar problem to most of these posted comments i have discoloration of the skin almost like a bruse on the top middle part of the penis and a red sore on the right head of the penis that just scabs over and peels off leaving the red sore exsposed this is a repeated action that has been going on for sometime i have taken blood tests,tryed creams,and anti-biodix i have no std's or vanerial diseases and the anti-biodix and creams have no effect this is taking a tole on my life is there anything i can do besides worry and drink myself into depression????
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