Penis skin irritation -- already diag...
Robert of Los Angeles

Long Beach, CA

#360 Apr 2, 2010
Had this same problem that started as jock it. But now I have this rash that won't heal just under the crown. Keeping it wet and leaving it alone has helped but its creating blue balls. I imagine I might get away with it using some KY I will try that out. I'm not going to the doctors just to have them say they don't know...
Mishal-k

Rose Hill, Mauritius

#361 Apr 3, 2010
13yr old here and I have the same problem... Cause? I masturbate. I took a break for just a few days and the redness went away, but the swelling did not... HELP. I use lub now, and I have been using allo,anti -fungle creams, and lotion. NOTHING worked!!!:(
6months

Deep River, CT

#362 Apr 4, 2010
Same here. 6 Months with two little spots on the bottom part of the head. I went to my DR and to a Urologist. They assured me its not a STD but a friction burn. The Damn thing wont go away and it bugs me. I've tried NeoSporin, Bag Balm, the yeast infection cream, Hydrocortizone. Going to try salt baths next. haha, It could be much worse.

I'm open with my wife about it and she's not worried. Only advice I could give is go to the Dr. just to be sure.
7months

Blue Island, IL

#363 Apr 5, 2010
Just like the rest of you I was extremely surprised and pleased to find other guys dealing with this issue. I have been reading and following the new threads since January 1st of this year and appreciate hearing your stories about this debilitating and overtly annoying condition. I'm going to give a detailed description of my experience:
I'll start with the current symptoms:
-sensitive penis tip (varies in severity day to day, mostly mild to moderate), red when I get out of the shower.
-Scrotum is red as well.
-the 'scab/cut' thing underneath the tip of my dick when I masturbate too often (I haven't had the 'cut' in about 4 mths because I've been taking it easy down there)
-After masturbation without any lubrication: skin is definitely red all over, and the shaft becomes dry and shiny (the skin almost looks scaley but there's no humongous amounts of skin peeling off). Urethra (penis opening/slit) is very red.
-After masturbation or sexual activity: the whole penis tip from about halfway down to the tip just hurts. it throbs with like a muscle achy pain and is very sensitive to the touch.
I had a pretty 'heated' sexual encounter on October 7th, 2009 where there was moderate to almost excessive masturbation/friction given for a longer period of time (I say our encounter was about 3 hours long). I didn't really masturbate over the next few days and left for a wedding that weekend. It wasn't until I was out of town (6 days after the hook-up) that out of nowhere, I shockingly discovered that painless 'scab,' the carpet-burn cut on the underside of my penis that was already beginning to scab over. I freaked the hell out, like most of you, was positive that I had an STD, even tho there were no bodily fluids swapped or penetration during the hook-up the week before. Let me also say that before the hook-up and the 'scab/cut' I was able to jack off ANYTIME I wanted to, for however long, as many times as I wanted. No problem. For the last six months, that has very unfortunately not been the case...
I got tested for STDs as soon as I got back in town. Everything negative. November rolled around, and the scab had fallen off, but every time I jacked off, it felt as if the scab was on the verge of appearing at any time. IN other words, it had never healed completely. I also started to notice that in the shower the rest of my dick, especially the tip, was bright-red and 'hot' feeling. it would just throb and be sensitive after touch, or showers. With no insurance, I went to the urologist because I thought it was an infection of some sort. I was given a urinalysis that would hopefully detect abnormalities. Nothing (no bacteria, no Urinary tract infection). I ended up paying out of pocket the doc told me I was fine and just 'let it go.' That leads me to another quick observation: half the time, my dick 'looks fine.' if I let it go for a week, there's no redness. But presently, my dick doesn't look like it used to, it seems to be more wrinkly, with more flaps and folds on the tip and underside and darker colored when not it hasn't been irritated.
The end of December approached and I moved across country for a new job.
Early January is when I discovered this forum. Again guys, thanks for your openness, it's helped my a lot since most doctors cannot diagnose this.
7months

Blue Island, IL

#364 Apr 5, 2010
(CONTINUED)Anyhoo, after reading these postings, I was convinced it was a 'yeast infection' which is essentially a FUNGAL condition. And literally a few days after finding this forum I noticed I had developed ringworm on my leg (also a fungus). I lift weights, at the gym often, so I figured I either got ringworm there or that I quite possibly have a fungal infection throughout my body that was causing this dick condition and the ringworm. That began my 'yeast' journey: i went to an clinic here in town and persuaded the doc that it was a yeast infection and/or Candida and he prescribed me a one shot dose 400mg of Fluconazole that would zap any yeast/fungal overgrowth in my system. I bought and applied Monistat to my dick and ringworm and did feel an instant relief that lasted for one day. It sorta felt like the Fluconazole didn't help, so I went back and got another dosage, this time: 200mg for 10 days. To make a long story short, the irritation, redness, tip sensitivity and dry/shiny skin that happens after I masturbate did not go away. I ended up curing the ringworm with apple cider vinegar applications 3-5 times daily for a week. Anyone else experience ringworm during this 'dick condition'?
I'll go ahead and list the following lotions, ointments, and remedys I've tried with little to no help: Monistat (feels like it's working for the first day or two, but then it seems like I get 'immune to it'), Lotrmin, Nystatin (this ointment felt like it was suffocating my dick, way too greasy, and almost made it worse), Vaseline (again it was too thick, made it feel hot and red), Aloe Vera gel (some cooling and relief but no cure), Tea Tree Oil, Garlic Extract, Bergamont Oil, Hydrocortisone (the most beneficial at relieving the redness and sensitivity, but it doesn't cure this), soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar for 30 min for a week straight, soaked in epson salt for one week straight. I've also abstained from jacking off for two weeks at my longest (I would think I found a CURE and you jack off only to be back at square one). I've abstained from jacking off almost entirely and it really effects my 24-year old libido and sexual health. totally sucks.
I just got back from my seventh doctor visit today and every result came back negative: all of my blood levels are fine and perfect, there was absolutely no bacteria or fungus found in my urinalysis, I've been tested a total of 4 times for all STDS including syphilis, all herpes, and Hepatitis: all NEGATIVE. All in all, it's great to know that this isn't something horribly wrong, but it certainly puts a dent on your emotional, relational, and sexuality. I mean what the hell is this? a Skin condition?
Here's where I'm at with this situation currently: I'm scheduled to meet with a dermatologist next week to explore the whole ezcema/psoriasis/detmatitis world. Maybe they'll be able to get a skin sample and check it out under a microscope to see what's up. Crazy, I know, but what other options are there?
Also, I think it literally just needs to heal, that means, for the time being I'm keeping the area clean and dry, and continuing my normal routine as much as possible. I'm going to lay off masturbating for as long as I need to (totally f*cking sucks, I'm so pissed at that) wear loose fitting clothes, lay off ALL ointments and creams, and blow dry my dick on cool setting after every shower. I figure if I do all of that (and continue eating healthy/clean) then my body's natural process will take care of this. I keep trying to tell myself that our bodies can fight. I mean I'm running out of options and diagnosis since I feel like I've tried everything. Any feedback would be awesome. Also, if you've been like me, browsing the forum, trying things, and NOT posting: POST! Let us know whats up. I know there were and are many guys like me that read this -- we need to hear your story and how you're dealing. I'll keep you guys updated. We're gonna beat this bullshit.
7months

Blue Island, IL

#365 Apr 5, 2010
(CONTINUED): Anyhoo, after reading these postings, I was convinced it was a 'yeast infection' which is essentially a FUNGAL condition. And literally a few days after finding this forum I noticed I had developed ringworm on my leg (also a fungus). I lift weights, at the gym often, so I figured I either got ringworm there or that I quite possibly have a fungal infection throughout my body that was causing this dick condition and the ringworm. That began my 'yeast' journey: i went to an affordable clinic here in town and persuaded the doc that it was a yeast infection and/or Candida and he prescribed me a one shot dose 400mg of Fluconazole that would zap any yeast/fungal overgrowth in my system. I bought and applied Monistat to my dick and ringworm and did feel an instant relief that lasted for one day. It sorta felt like the Fluconazole didn't help, so I went back and got another dosage, this time: 200mg for 10 days. To make a long story short, the irritation, redness, tip sensitivity and dry/shiny skin that happens after I masturbate did not go away. I ended up curing the ringworm with apple cider vinegar applications 3-5 times daily for a week. Anyone else experience ringworm during this 'dick condition'?
I'll go ahead and list the following lotions, ointments, and remedys I've tried with little to no help: Monistat (feels like it's working for the first day or two, but then it seems like I get 'immune to it'), Lotrmin, Nystatin (this ointment felt like it was suffocating my dick, way too greasy, and almost made it worse), Vaseline (again it was too thick, made it feel hot and red), Aloe Vera gel (some cooling and relief but no cure), Tea Tree Oil, Garlic Extract, Bergamont Oil, Hydrocortisone (the most beneficial at relieving the redness and sensitivity, but it doesn't cure this), soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar for 30 min for a week straight, soaked in epson salt for one week straight. I've also abstained from jacking off for two weeks at my longest (I would think I found a CURE and you jack off only to be back at square one). I've abstained from jacking off almost entirely and it really effects my 24-year old libido and sexual health. totally sucks.
I just got back from my seventh doctor visit today and every result came back negative: all of my blood levels are fine and perfect, there was absolutely no bacteria or fungus found in my urinalysis, I've been tested a total of 4 times for all STDS including syphilis, all herpes, and Hepatitis: all NEGATIVE. All in all, it's great to know that this isn't something horribly wrong, but it certainly puts a dent on your emotional, relational, and sexuality. I mean what the hell is this? a Skin condition?
Here's where I'm at with this situation currently: I'm scheduled to meet with a dermatologist next week to explore the whole ezcema/psoriasis/detmatitis world. Maybe they'll be able to get a skin sample and check it out under a microscope to see what's up. Crazy, I know, but what other options are there?
Also, I think it literally just needs to heal, that means, for the time being I'm keeping the area clean and dry, and continuing my normal routine as much as possible. I'm going to lay off masturbating for as long as I need to (totally f*cking sucks, I'm so pissed at that) wear loose fitting clothes, lay off ALL ointments and creams, and blow dry my dick on cool setting after every shower. I figure if I do all of that (and continue eating healthy/clean) then my body's natural process will take care of this. I keep trying to tell myself that our bodies can fight. I mean I'm running out of options and diagnosis since I feel like I've tried everything. Any feedback would be awesome. Also, if you've been like me, browsing the forum, trying things, and NOT posting: POST! Let us know whats up. I know there were and are many guys like me that read this -- we need to hear your story and how you're dealing. I'll keep you guys updated. We're gonna beat this bullshit.
7months

Blue Island, IL

#366 Apr 5, 2010
(CONTINUED) Anyhoo, after reading these postings, I was convinced it was a 'yeast infection' which is essentially a FUNGAL condition. And literally a few days after finding this forum I noticed I had developed ringworm on my leg (also a fungus). I lift weights, at the gym often, so I figured I either got ringworm there or that I quite possibly have a fungal infection throughout my body that was causing this dick condition and the ringworm. That began my 'yeast' journey: i went to an affordable clinic here in town and persuaded the doc that it was a yeast infection and/or Candida and he prescribed me a one shot dose 400mg of Fluconazole that would zap any yeast/fungal overgrowth in my system. I bought and applied Monistat to my dick and ringworm and did feel an instant relief that lasted for one day. It sorta felt like the Fluconazole didn't help, so I went back and got another dosage, this time: 200mg for 10 days. To make a long story short, the irritation, redness, tip sensitivity and dry/shiny skin that happens after I masturbate did not go away. I ended up curing the ringworm with apple cider vinegar applications 3-5 times daily for a week. Anyone else experience ringworm during this 'dick condition'?
I'll go ahead and list the following lotions, ointments, and remedys I've tried with little to no help: Monistat (feels like it's working for the first day or two, but then it seems like I get 'immune to it'), Lotrmin, Nystatin (this ointment felt like it was suffocating my dick, way too greasy, and almost made it worse), Vaseline (again it was too thick, made it feel hot and red), Aloe Vera gel (some cooling and relief but no cure), Tea Tree Oil, Garlic Extract, Bergamont Oil, Hydrocortisone (the most beneficial at relieving the redness and sensitivity, but it doesn't cure this), soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar for 30 min for a week straight, soaked in epson salt for one week straight. I've also abstained from jacking off for two weeks at my longest (I would think I found a CURE and you jack off only to be back at square one). I've abstained from jacking off almost entirely and it really effects my 24-year old libido and sexual health. totally sucks.
I just got back from my seventh doctor visit today and every result came back negative: all of my blood levels are fine and perfect, there was absolutely no bacteria or fungus found in my urinalysis, I've been tested a total of 4 times for all STDS including syphilis, all herpes, and Hepatitis: all NEGATIVE. All in all, it's great to know that this isn't something horribly wrong, but it certainly puts a dent on your emotional, relational, and sexuality. I mean what the hell is this? a Skin condition?
Here's where I'm at with this situation currently: I'm scheduled to meet with a dermatologist next week to explore the whole ezcema/psoriasis/detmatitis world. Maybe they'll be able to get a skin sample and check it out under a microscope to see what's up. Crazy, I know, but what other options are there?
Also, I think it literally just needs to heal, that means, for the time being I'm keeping the area clean and dry, and continuing my normal routine as much as possible. I'm going to lay off masturbating for as long as I need to (totally f*cking sucks, I'm so pissed at that) wear loose fitting clothes, lay off ALL ointments and creams, and blow dry my dick on cool setting after every shower. I figure if I do all of that (and continue eating healthy/clean) then my body's natural process will take care of this. I keep trying to tell myself that our bodies can fight. I mean I'm running out of options and diagnosis since I feel like I've tried everything. Any feedback would be awesome. Also, if you've been like me, browsing the forum, trying things, and NOT posting: POST! Let us know whats up. I know there were and are many guys like me that read this -- we need to hear your story and how you're dealing. I'll keep you guys updated. We're gonna beat this bullshit.
7months-continue d

Blue Island, IL

#367 Apr 5, 2010
Anyhoo, after reading these postings, I was convinced it was a 'yeast infection' which is essentially a FUNGAL condition. And literally a few days after finding this forum I noticed I had developed ringworm on my leg (also a fungus). I lift weights, at the gym often, so I figured I either got ringworm there or that I quite possibly have a fungal infection throughout my body that was causing this dick condition and the ringworm. That began my 'yeast' journey: i went to an affordable clinic here in town and persuaded the doc that it was a yeast infection and/or Candida and he prescribed me a one shot dose 400mg of Fluconazole that would zap any yeast/fungal overgrowth in my system. I bought and applied Monistat to my dick and ringworm and did feel an instant relief that lasted for one day. It sorta felt like the Fluconazole didn't help, so I went back and got another dosage, this time: 200mg for 10 days. To make a long story short, the irritation, redness, tip sensitivity and dry/shiny skin that happens after I masturbate did not go away. I ended up curing the ringworm with apple cider vinegar applications 3-5 times daily for a week. Anyone else experience ringworm during this 'dick condition'?
I'll go ahead and list the following lotions, ointments, and remedys I've tried with little to no help: Monistat (feels like it's working for the first day or two, but then it seems like I get 'immune to it'), Lotrmin, Nystatin (this ointment felt like it was suffocating my dick, way too greasy, and almost made it worse), Vaseline (again it was too thick, made it feel hot and red), Aloe Vera gel (some cooling and relief but no cure), Tea Tree Oil, Garlic Extract, Bergamont Oil, Hydrocortisone (the most beneficial at relieving the redness and sensitivity, but it doesn't cure this), soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar for 30 min for a week straight, soaked in epson salt for one week straight. I've also abstained from jacking off for two weeks at my longest (I would think I found a CURE and you jack off only to be back at square one). I've abstained from jacking off almost entirely and it really effects my 24-year old libido and sexual health. totally sucks.
I just got back from my seventh doctor visit today and every result came back negative: all of my blood levels are fine and perfect, there was absolutely no bacteria or fungus found in my urinalysis, I've been tested a total of 4 times for all STDS including syphilis, all herpes, and Hepatitis: all NEGATIVE. All in all, it's great to know that this isn't something horribly wrong, but it certainly puts a dent on your emotional, relational, and sexuality. I mean what the hell is this? a Skin condition?
Here's where I'm at with this situation currently: I'm scheduled to meet with a dermatologist next week to explore the whole ezcema/psoriasis/detmatitis world. Maybe they'll be able to get a skin sample and check it out under a microscope to see what's up. Crazy, I know, but what other options are there?
Also, I think it literally just needs to heal, that means, for the time being I'm keeping the area clean and dry, and continuing my normal routine as much as possible. I'm going to lay off masturbating for as long as I need to (totally f*cking sucks, I'm so pissed at that) wear loose fitting clothes, lay off ALL ointments and creams, and blow dry my dick on cool setting after every shower. I figure if I do all of that (and continue eating healthy/clean) then my body's natural process will take care of this. I keep trying to tell myself that our bodies can fight. I mean I'm running out of options and diagnosis since I feel like I've tried everything. Any feedback would be awesome. Also, if you've been like me, browsing the forum, trying things, and NOT posting: POST! Let us know whats up. I know there were and are many guys like me that read this -- we need to hear your story and how you're dealing. I'll keep you guys updated.
timmy

Marrero, LA

#369 Apr 5, 2010
To 7 months...my cut/itching/redness healed itself after a year. The only cream I used was neosporin to try to keep it from drying out too much and flaking. Check out post #79. That was me on 12-17-08 after a year of fighting with it. Free and clear from then on, but I'm not exactly sure how. I do have a healthy immune system, so I'm guessing that helped. Keep trying to heal it, be gentle and be patient. Something has to work for you eventually.
Robev

Las Vegas, NV

#370 Apr 6, 2010
Guys this Fluconazole is working, has been 10 days now and am free of any symptoms right now, am going to let the shin get a little tougher and go for it and see what happens. In my case I thin k it is a yeast infection and this product seems to work fast, nothing else cleared anything up just made it a little better 1 150 mg pill for 7 days seems to do the trick, wow this has been going on for 7 months and finally some relife.
Diablos

Australia

#371 Apr 7, 2010
Awsome mate, I think I'm going to have to get to the doctors, it's starting to look like it's just a yeast infection after all... Let's hope so!!
Corey

Ann Arbor, MI

#372 Apr 7, 2010
Hey everyone. I've been reading this post for a few months now and I'd like to thank everyone for being so open. The only way to solve this is through each other.
Anyway, my condition and symptoms started when I first began sexual activity about a year ago. My girlfriend and I weren't using any lubrication and were having frequent sex. I found myself often in pain afterwards, I really wish I would have known better and just had some lube. What I think happened is that I developed cuts in my skin from the rough friction, and then obtained a yeast infection from my girlfriend while my skin was very vulnerable. I soon found myself feeling all the same symptoms we have all been talking about.
I've seen countless urologists, dermatologists and recently an allergist (to rule out a latex allergy). None of the doctors seem to listen to me when I suggest that I have a yeast infection, but now I am really believing that it could be the cause.
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My symptoms:
Extremely sensitive penis skin (around the area of circumcision and up toward the tip)
White stuff on my tongue that does not clear up
Uneasy stomach and diarrhea-like symptoms regularly
Pelvic muscle pain (which I have begun to relieve)
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I'm seeing the dermatologist again soon to ask to be treated for a yeast infection. I will keep you posted. Some advice I can give is that I GREATLY reduced the amount of day-to-day pain and depression by simply wrapping a gauze pad around my penis in the morning. It might look awkward and you might have to plan when you are going to the restroom in private, but it has literally changed my life in terms of the pain I've been experiencing. This is no cure, but it is a way to treat the symptoms for now. I'm a college student. This is killing me, but I am hopeful. Let's keep positive and let's keep fighting this shit.
leon

South Africa

#373 Apr 8, 2010
Hi there Guys. Not to sure where to begin. About 5 weeks ago I mastubated while on the net and afterward realised I had a raw patch on the tip of my foreskin. The following day I had forgotten about it and again mastubated ( not a good idea ) I then found I had a red raw area which soon made a circle with a hard edge like they explain as symptoms of syphlis. The sore is on the inside of my foreskin. It has not been painful and there has not been any bleeding. I have been using vasaline , I have not been tested yet for any STD's. If it is syphlis it should heal up soon but there are no signs of that yet. Any help or sugestions out there. This is so embarrasing
FLASH

Florence, AL

#374 Apr 8, 2010
THERE IS ANOTHER BLOG OUT THERE WHERE EVERYONE AGREES THAT THE WRONG ANSWER IS NEOSPORIN...IT CAN MAKE EVERYTHING WORSE...
Jimm

United States

#375 Apr 8, 2010
I have the same problem like the top skin on my penis it's red and when I dnt have a bonner it loos chapped u know like when lips get chapped after bout a week of these problem I went to the dr she looked at it and she said it was an infection she didn't say wat type though... she gave me a lotion to put I have been using it it's called nystatin ointment USP they did blood And urine test and everything is fine I just noticed right now 2 little cuts like when u get a paper cut... Wat do I do!!! I'm seriously freaked out I'm supposed to use that cream for ten days and I think they already passed idk wat to do I masturbate like 4 to 5 times a week and I've only had 2 sex partners one like 3 years ago and now my girl friend it started it hing when she jacked me of using a perfumed body lotion but I didn't think it would get this serious I'm thinking bout using neosporin but idk.. can't stop having sex either it's to good to give up
hunter

Glendale, CA

#376 Apr 13, 2010
i have this and a small lump on the shaft. i dont think its serious but i dont know for sure. im only 15 i dont think i could have testicular cancer, but tell me if i should get it checked please im scared.
Diablos

Australia

#377 Apr 14, 2010
Get it checked man. You never can be too sure.
ok418e1

Huntington Station, NY

#378 Apr 14, 2010
hunter wrote:
i have this and a small lump on the shaft. i dont think its serious but i dont know for sure. im only 15 i dont think i could have testicular cancer, but tell me if i should get it checked please im scared.
I doubt that testicular cancer would cause a lump on the penile shaft -- it would probably be on a testicle.
nick

Fresno, CA

#379 Apr 15, 2010
same problem you guys
but dont quote me on this but a while back i use 2 Penicillin pill 3 days later it healed no itchyness and healed cut.. it works for me i guess

may work for you, or may not. talk to your doctor
chris

United States

#380 Apr 15, 2010
Having the same issue only mine is a bump I've had the past couple mts diagnosed as nothing but I can't get rid of it

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