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I’m having problems with the head of my penis always itchy and some time even sore to touch, and leaves a foul smell
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11/20/2017
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc, General Physician
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Please provide some additional information.

History of unprotected sex?

Any redness,rash on head of penis?

Penile discharge?

Duration of symptoms?

Pain during urination?

Are you taking any medicines?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I haven’t had unprotected sex since me and my wife had baby who is now 6 months old. To be honest haven’t had much intercourse since. Discharge is like thin and smelly and all the time, when it’s at it’s worse head of my penis is red with rash when I urinate no pain
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No meds

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, It indicates Balanitis.

Other possible differential diagnosis may include Prostatitis.

And it can be caused due to bacterial or yeast infection and caused by bad hygiene,degradation and biological decomposition of organic matter accumulated on the head of the penis and on the foreskin.

If you don’t maintain regular hygiene of that area the bacteria in that area starts procreating and degrades these products producing odd smell resulting in itching,rash.

I think that you should wash your foreskin with an antibacterial soap for a few days and apply OTC Hydrocort cream and Polysporin cream.

Also use Zeasorb powder.

You should maintain a good hydration.

If that doesn’t solve the problem of the smelly discharge then you should talk to your doctor and culture of discharge can be done.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
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Good wishes for your health.

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