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Noticed red rashes around the base of penis. What could it be?

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i have recently noticed a small red rash at the base of my penis what could it be? there are no bumps.
Posted Mon, 18 Mar 2013 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 10 minutes later
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
This could be an innocous finding.
Apply some antibiotic cream over the area thrice daily for 3 days.
Keep the area very clean.
Avoid sexual exposure right now.
If the swelling persists consult your doctor.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
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Follow-up: Noticed red rashes around the base of penis. What could it be? 1 minute later
i noticed a few days ago that when i would sweat tiny red dots would appear but then i would shower and they would go away.
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 5 minutes later
Then this might be an allergic reaction.
Take some antiallergic tablets for a few days.
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