my question is that on the tip of my penis around the urethra opening,my penis is red around it and its irritated. it feels like theres a tingle there also it feels itchy but there is very little pain just discomfort. i had sex about 2 months ago with a condom. also i have not been circumcised. what could be the problem. thanks
There are a variety of conditions to consider. The first would be some kind if STD infection - including gonorrhea or chlamydia. Other causes can be a fungal infection or a dermatitis. If those causes are not present, then you may want to consider prostatitis or epididymitis as causes.
I would obtaining a urine sample or urethral swab looking for the STDs mentioned. Treatment is with antibiotics if any of the tests are positive. A digital rectal exam for prostatitis should also be considered, as well as a scrotal ultrasound for epididymitis.
If there is no infection present, a cystoscopy can be considered to evaluate for anatomical causes - such as a stricture or polyp. A referral to a urologist should be considered.
Followup with your personal physician is essential.
This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
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