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I have a painless redish purplish spot on shaft of penis

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I have a painless redish purplish spot on shaft of penis just appeared dies not hurt and Is not raised.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This is likely dilated blood capillary.

Not an infection.

Harmless condition.

Do not worry.

Please post a pic here.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Attached is a pic did you have a look I noticed this after I was erected and masterbated dry for a long period. As u can see it comes off of a small vein
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for the picture.

As I assumed before, this is due to the prominent blood capillary.

May be more apparent during erection due to the increased blood flow.

Not concerning.

Best wishes

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How long will this stay there does it heel up ? Will it always happen now .
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

Should heal in a week or two.

Will not occur always --only sometimes.

Applying ice will make it less prominent at home.

Best wishes

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok thank you doc
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

very welcome

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Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 11 months ago.

Hello

Different expert here with a different answer.

This looks like a dermatitis to me, and does not seem to be a broken blood vessel.

You are also not describing any trauma.

This can be an allergic reaction.

It could be an early fungal infection.

Have your doctor or any doctor look at it under magnification.

Please remember we can not diagnose 100%, treat, or replace your doctors visit.

I am a double board certified US doctor.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I was using lotrimin af on my penis head because it was red/sore it cleared it up I thought for the last 5 days now it's red sore again now with this spot .. This been going on for months
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 11 months ago.

So I would suggest an exam, and a swab test.

If it came and went it is not a broken blood vessel.

This can be suppressed fungal infection.

Get a prescription cream from your doctor.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok what will a swab test do. Is this herpes? Or fungal
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 11 months ago.

It is not herpes

A swab test will confirm fungus and help get the correct medication.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok I have an appointment tomorrow at the clinic.. Thanks for the help
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 11 months ago.

You are welcome, but I see no positive rating on any of my answers.

Please take care of that. We are paid for ratings, bonuses and add services offers.

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