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Dryness of the penis head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   i was jerking off untill my penis head starting herting and got all red and cracked. i did this years ago and my penis head skin never grew back. how do i fix this problem                                        
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   please explain your problem in detail
Doctor :   please provide your age, height weight, marital status, details of past medical illness if any
Doctor :   is there itching, pain, discomfort associated?
User :   when it rubs when im walking it herts by the end of the day sometimes
User :   im not married
Doctor :   ok. is there dryness associated?
User :   yea it get dry all the time
User :   flakey
Doctor :   is it possible for you to send a picture of what you describing at XXX?
Doctor :   XXX
User :   im not even sure how to do that
User :   do u think i would need surgery to have skin replaced
Doctor :   dryness of penis head can occur due to infections.
Doctor :   is there any foul smelling discharge associated?
User :   no
Doctor :   since I am not examining you personally, I would not be able to comment on that
Doctor :   i would recommend you to visit an andrologit or a urologist to get yourslef examined
Doctor :   they will be able to suggest if the changes you see are due to infection
Doctor :   if it is due to infection, further tests will be needed to identify the organism and treat you
User :   butt its been like this for years
User :   red and cracked
Doctor :   if infection is not there, then other possible causes will be looked into, and treatment/surgery advised based on the results
Doctor :   so meet an andrologist or a urologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   if it was infected how would u fix
Doctor :   if infection is found, then the organism will need to be identified, and treatment with antibiotics or antifungals will be started.
User :   o
Doctor :   as indicated by your test results
User :   that all i have to say
User :   thank u
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
Doctor :   Are you back?
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