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Treatment for red area in tip of penis.

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Hello,
Ever since I can remember I have had this red area around the tip of my penis. I only started to become concerned recently. Although it doesn't hurt, only a little sensitive like the rest of the penis head. I am 18, and have never had sexual intercourse.

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Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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Hello.
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I have seen the image that you have sent and it looks normal. If you're referring to the part near your tip of the penis, it is slightly red for everyone in that region, and that is due to increased vascularity. I could not see any visible red spot anywhere else in your image. And again the part i mentioned is more sensitive since it is very vascular. In fact the whole of glans is very sensitive and more so in cases of circumcised men.
If there is any other particular spot, you are concerned about, kindly take a slightly more zoomed out picture, or if possible point it out in the picture.
Hope this was helpful,
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
Experience: 
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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