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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders

Question: Very itchy red rash on penis


 pacemaker - Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:45 pm

Age 44 and male. After sex with partner of three years (female), I now have a very itchy red rash on the tip of my penis and surrounding areas. My partner now has the same symptons. Any ideas please of what to do?
Thank you.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:50 pm

User avatar I would be suspicious of a fungal (yeast) infection. Most commonly, women are symptomatic and men are often not; however, men can develop symptoms as you are describing.

If STD's are of any possibility I would recommend you both be screened just to be sure. These infections can have significant consequences if not treated.

Best wishes.
 pacemaker - Sun Jul 08, 2007 10:03 pm

fungal (yeast) infection. What is the first thing I should do to help problem? Or clear problem?

Obviously I will be heading to the Docs as well.
Cheers
 highlander005 - Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:01 am

I am 18, I have been masturbating since I 12. And in the last 4 or 5 months every time i masturbate. My Penis gets real red, and is very very itchy. It stay like this for up to 3 hours. What do I need to do about this?

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