A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have rashes on my penis

Resolved Question:

Hello Doctor. I am a 40 year old and I have rashes on my penis. What to do?

Category: Community

Ask Your Own Question

Dr. Cecelia J. Russ
Category: Family Physician-GP
Dr. Cecelia J. Russ is online now

Expert:  Dr. Cecelia J. Russ replied 4 Days.

Thanks for your question.

You can develop rashes on the penis for many reasons such as that it can be due to a sexually transmitted disease. They are also caused because of some sort of allergic reaction to an irritant which comes in contact with the skin. It also forms infections from fungus, bacteria, or parasites. Men who have chronic conditions that causes rash include eczema  or psoriasis may find that it affects the penis as well as the surrounding skin.

Some of the common symptoms of rashes on the penis are: swollen as well as the raised patches on any part of the penis. More so, the in these areas show redness also which results in itchiness. In such cases irritation actually increases the symptoms. Hence, you must try to avoid it. You will find that these areas usually dry and often it becomes scaly. The rash tends to stay if not treated early. Moreover, the symptoms will appear again.

In order to treat these rashes you should apply moisturizers so as to reduce the dryness. Injections can also be advised by the doctor. A complete healing takes place within two to three weeks.

Dr. Cecelia J. Russ
Category: Family Physician-GP
- Medical School - New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Duke University Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine
Dr. Cecelia J. Russ and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Make informed and better medical decisions.

We believe that getting medical questions answered and getting qualified opinions from certified Doctors should be easier.

Specialists from
UK, US, Ind,
Aus & NZ

48000+ consults
in 2015

98.1% Satisfied

100% Satisfaction

How it works

  • Submit question, upload files, if any
  • Consult is assigned to a specialist
  • Doctor replies, Mean response time: 2 hours
  • Intimation by email, ask follow-ups

Recommendations based on

About DoctorSpring.com

Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in News


Make informed and better medical decisions.