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dry penis skin

i just noticed dry skin on my penis right around the top as close to the head as you can get without being on it and actually the skin on my sack is also dry and almost like shiny looking and it is itchy just wondering what it could be?
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Hello,
One possibility for your symptoms is of eczema skin. You can apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin. You can take some OTC oral antihistamine medications like Benadryl or Claritin and see if it helps.

For mild-moderate symptoms a weak steroid may be used, whilst more severe cases require a higher-potency steroid (e.g. clobetasol propionate, fluocinonide).But they are available under prescription and should be taken only after consulting a dermatologist especially on the delicate skin of penis.

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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