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Question: Is it possible for dirt to permanently stain skin?


 cutthoat - Tue May 05, 2009 11:24 pm

My penis looks dirty and gray, but showering daily and regular washing techniques aren't helping. Is there anything I can do to fix this or can dirt permanently discolor the skin?
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:04 am

User avatar Hi,The penile skin is always more pigmented than other areas of skin.It is unlikely that this pattern reverse by washing or by medications.

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