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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders
Question: Penis bruising ?
|jacko - Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:07 am|
im a 18 year old male who had sex for the first time last night. now this morning i have a bruised area under my foreskin. i do not have no pain how ever. it is around the sperm pipe thing. should i be worried ???
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:57 am|
I think you should have it checked out. There is no of telling what it is without examination. Some possibilities include balanitis (inflammation of the glans in uncircumcized men). It could also be a result of trauma. Most STDs would have a longer incubation period but that can't be ruled out since chancroid for example can develop in as little as 12 hours.
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:11 am|
Causes of your complaint include:
- Traumatic injury due to very active intercourse especially when enough lubrication is absent may cause the damage of the skin of the penis.
-Contact Dermatitis occurs due to skin contact with a substance that causes an allergic reaction (allergic contact Dermatitis)
or with an irritant substances (irritant contact Dermatitis).
The inflammation usually subsides spontaneously, but avoiding exposure to any irritant is important.
You may use only bland lotions, like moisturizing lotions, till you consult your docotr.
Direct clinical examination is essential to exclude other causes like STDs.
|jacko - Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:13 am|
Thinking about it i think it could have been caused by rough masturbation, it looks like a bruise, will it clear up ?
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