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Red spots on penis head. Fungal infection? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have few red spots on my penis head
User:i think this may be due to fungal infection
User:but i m not sure
Doctor:Since when are you having it?
User:there is no iching
User:or any burning sensations from yesterday
Doctor:Were you involved in any unprotected sexual intercourse?
User:not in recent past
Doctor:Do you have any symptoms while passing urine?
Doctor:Have you had similar symptoms in the past?
Doctor:Let me explain.
Doctor:It is not uncommon to find spots of the glans of the penis.
Doctor:They usually represent areas of inflammation/infection or a blocked glands.
Doctor:Based on your description, I think it is a blocked gland also referred to as fordyce spots or a blocked sebaceous glands.
Doctor:They are harmless conditions and should gradually improve.
Doctor:Avoid handling it with bare hands and clean the area frequently under a running water.
Doctor:If these spots worsen or cause symptoms then do visit your doctor for focal examination.
Doctor:Do you follow what I have suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:do you suggest any medications?
User:or just cleaining with running water
Doctor:Currently as you do not have any other symptoms, you may watch for a few days.
Doctor:If there are more symptoms developing then you would need medications.
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