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I have constant itching on penis followed by red rash. No

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I have constant itching on penis followed by red rash. No pain no discharge
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long have you had the rash? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: The rash comes and goes. I have used anti fungal cream. Whenever I use it, the rash disappears but comes back once I stop using it
JA: Have you seen a doctor about the rash?
Customer: Yes, the doctor prescribed me anti fungal cream.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No. I’m perfectly healthy. No diabetis or anything. It very concerning

Hello i am Dr Khan

I will be assisting you today.

How old are you? are you sexually active?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’m 39. I’m active but always use protection
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
The rash comes and goes. It is just extremely itchy

Which part of the penis is involved?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
The rash appears under the foreskin on penis.
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
On sides of the tip of penis
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
And the glans
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’m not circumcised

Your experiencing recurrent Balanitis, which is common in uncircumcised males.

Use Clotrimazole cream, it will relieve your symptoms. Always retract your foreskin and clean it with warm water. That reduces the chance of recurrence.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
But it appears from nowhere
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
It appears from nowhere. At night, when I go to sleep, it’ll be fine. In the morning, I’ll wake up with extreme itchiness and when I got to the bathroom
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’ll notice there is rash. Then, I clean up the area with water and rash subsides
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
During the day, its constantly itches. I go to the bathroom and won’t notice any rash
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
But then, all of a sudden once I reach home, the rash comes back
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I don’t know what it the area of penis called but when I pull back the skin

Yes there is no specific cause for it and it is usually episodic. Keep your foreskin and glans clean and dry. Use the Clotrimazole cream for a week. If it does not settles then you should get it examined by a Dermatologist.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
The area where the foreskin retracts, is swollen and red/pink and is very itchy.
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’ve used the cream for a week. It settles but comes back again
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Do I see a dermatologist or Urologist for this

You need to see a Dermatologist.

If it does not settles with the treatment and there is recurrence of it, then the next treatment option will be Circumcision.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Also, is it common to have the rashes appears in case of Balantis if I master bate?
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’ve noticed that the rash appear if I master bate
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’ve now stopped materbating because the rash appears a lot after that
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
The recurrence is now way often
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’m sorry I’m just freaking out

What do you use for masturbation?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Nothing. I’ve never used anything because there was never a problem
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
It just recently started

I mean what lubricants do you use for masturbation?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
I’ve never used any lubricant

How do you masturbate?

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Watch a video and use my hand to pull the skin on the penis back and forth

Rubbing it dry can also cause such rash and itching due to friction. Dry masturbation is not advisable.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
That’s how I do it

That can be one of the reason causing you recurrent rash and itching and as when you avoid masturbating, the symptoms decreases. So try avoid dry masturbating and if the symptoms recurs then you should see a Dermatologist.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Ok. There’s no other problem that I should worry about right? The rash has never been there and all of a sudden it came. And now, its itchy and red.
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
To add to your comment, I’ve stopped master bating because of rash
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
But even after stopping, the rash comes and goes
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
It becomes severe when I masterbate

It seems Balanitis from the symptoms which you described and the masturbation make the symptoms worsens. Use Clotrimazole cream for a week and keep your foreskin and glans clean and dry.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
What could it be other than Balantis from what I described

It can be an allergic reaction

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Ok.
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Should i ask for a stronger medication? Or just see a dermatologist?

I would suggest to see a Dermatologist as you are experiencing recurrent episodes.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Sorry to ask so many questions. It’s just that this has never happened before and I’m now freaking out

I understand your concern. Feel free if you have further questions. Meanwhile Kindly rate my professional services by clicking the 5 stars so i can get the credit for my time with you. Thank you

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Thank you

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