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Penile skin - I had an ingrown hair on my penis (you can see

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Penile skin - I had an ingrown hair on my penis (you can see it looking down from above) I stupidly squeezed it and It is now, although not painful, a clearly visible little reddish pit like scar and I don't know who I should see about it and what I could possibly do to restore the appearance...
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

you should see your regular primary care doctor first

and get it evaluated to see if it is still infected or not.

you might need a skin culture to check for infection

your primary care doctor can give you antibiotic pills and creams to fight off infections.

once the infection is gone, you can use over the counter creams like Mederma to help decrease scar tissue from forming.

over time the scar tissue will improve.

would you like to upload a photo of the area so I can better assist you?

do you have a doctor you can see about this area?