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Dark patch on foreskin of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i just noticed as of today a somewhat darker patch of skin on my foreskin of my penis.
User :   It's not hard, or irritating at all.
User :   But, i never noticed it before.
User :   it is raised a little bit though.
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is the likelyhood it could be penis cancer?
Doctor :   penis cancer is a chronic disease
Doctor :   it wont come in a single day
Doctor :   it might be a petechiae
User :   yeah, well maybe it's just now noticable.
User :   what's that?
Doctor :   means small blood collection underskin
User :   oh
Doctor :   it will resolve in a day or two
User :   well when i stretch it out it is redish veiny like.
User :   so the fact I just noticed it could be that it just developed?
User :   so i should wait a day or two before going to the doctors?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   excatly
User :   ok, because it had me pretty worried.
User :   if it were penis cancer would it have been hurting throughout the development?
Doctor :   no

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