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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders
Question: Irritation by Opening of Penis
|Hello187 - Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:37 am||
Hello, I am 15 years old and I am male. One night when I was going to the bathroom I felt a sharp sting and I noticed that by the opening of my penis was a bump, not hard but more of an irritation. I told my parents and we went to see a doctor who said it was a rash and to use Penaten or Vaseline to get rid of it. Bad news is it didn't work and my doctor took medical leave because of his heart. He has been gone for a year and a bit and my family finally got a new doctor who I'm not comfortable with. I have had this irritation for 2 and a half years and it never got any worse. I have only started using Penaten and skin creams these past 2 weeks to no effect. The Penaten seems to make the irritation go down but then it returns to normal later. I do in fact masturbate. The only problem was that when I started I masturbated with soap. Thus I have irritations on my penis that will heal with time since I moved to hand lotion. I know the irritation wasn't caused by masturbation because I wasn't masturbating much when it appeared. The reason why I am not consulting my parents is because:
1: I have healing irritations from masturbation I don't want to show.
2: They'll get horribly mad at me if they know I still have this problem.
I've prayed and done anything I can by myself. Please, can anyone help me? This is causing such distress.
|Hello187 - Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:41 am||
I forgot to state that I am circumsised.
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