Background: Penile injuries are uncommon. The more severe injuries are often difficult to manage. Objectives: We report our experience with penile injuries from different causes and treatment options available.
A number of conditions can cause the skin of the penis to become dry and irritated. This can lead to flaking, cracking, and peeling of the skin. These symptoms may be visible on one or more areas of the penis, such as the glans headshaft, foreskin, frenulum, or scrotum.
A year-old man presents with an asymptomatic but worrisome to him penile rash that manifested over a two-day period several weeks ago. OTC miconazole cream, triple-antibiotic creams, and most recently, a two-day course of fluconazole mg bid have not helped. The patient denies any sexual exposure outside his marriage, as does his wife. Both are in good health in other respects, although the wife has been treated for lymphoma long since declared cured.
A more recent article on noninfectious penile lesions is available. JOEL M. IAN M.
Penile inflammatory skin conditions such as balanitis and posthitis are common, especially in uncircumcised males, and feature prominently in medical consultations. The accumulation of yeasts and other microorganisms under the foreskin contributes to inflammation of the surrounding penile tissue. The clinical presentation of inflammatory penile conditions includes itching, tenderness, and pain.
After I got pregnant, my husband's penis began to burn and the skin would be really dry and flake off. A doctor suggested he use yeast-infection medication, but after trying them, his symptoms went away for only about two months. When I took a vaginal yeast infection test, my pH was around 5. Does this mean I have some kind of infection?
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