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Red skin on penis

Sir, I need a help. From last week,  I've had these red, shiny areas on my penis, Picture attached. Please help me urgent.
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563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
From the symptoms and picture the possibilities which need to be ruled out are balanitis ( due to fungal infection ) or Zoon’s balanitis which is a form of chronic inflammation of the glans (glands) penis and foreskin, which affects middle-aged to elderly men who have not been circumcised.

What you need to do is consult a dermatologist and get a KOH examination of the skin scrapings of the penis and a biopsy of small skin sample done. KOH examination of the area will clarify whether it is balanitis due to fungal infection or not.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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thanks Madam. Madam. I have one question. Is it Serious Diseas?
Is it Antibiotic cream available for this diseas.
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563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
These are not serious diseases and treatment is available but confirmation of diagnosis needs to be done first.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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