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What causes a boil on the head of the penis?

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Posted on Thu, 5 May 2016
Question: i got boil on penis head, when foreskin pulled back it can be seen, it doesn't pain at all. what are the reason and how it can be cured?
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Answered by Dr. BR Hudda (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Please provide more information for better assessment of the condition

Detailed Answer:
Helllo
Welcome to health care magic, I have gone through your question and photos attached with it very diligently and I will try to help you out in best possible way, but I will be requiring more information for better assessment of the condition like
Since how long it has been there?
is there any history of unprotected sex in recent past?
Have you seen doctor or oredered any investigation?
is there any discharge or blood coming out from this rashes?
are you diabetic or taking any medicine?

Please write back to me with these details so that I will be able to tell you more precisely.
Meanwhile maintain good hygiene, wash it with antiseptic solution and apply antibacterial ointment to prevent spreading of infection.

waiting for your reply
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. BR Hudda (11 hours later)
Good day Doctor,

I got first boil 8 (eight) months back after unprotected sex with my wife. later month i got more same like boil after unprotected sex with my wife. i don't have multiple partners.
I have not shown to any local doctor. Its not paining, no discharge or blood comes out.
I am not diabetic and i don't take any medicine.
I am living health life other then above problem discussed.

Hope it not serious.
Thank you,
Rgds,

avb
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Answered by Dr. BR Hudda (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Investigation to rule out sexually transmitted disease

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome again and thanks for the details.

I would advise you for a battery of tests like CBC, VDRL test, serological test for herpes to rule out sexually transmitted disease.

Meanwhile use condom during sex, maintain good hygiene
wash it with antiseptic soap or solution and apply antibacterial ointment.

Hope I could answer your question, please do let me know if you have any more queries, I will be happy to help you.
Best wishes
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What causes a boil on the head of the penis?

Brief Answer: Please provide more information for better assessment of the condition Detailed Answer: Helllo Welcome to health care magic, I have gone through your question and photos attached with it very diligently and I will try to help you out in best possible way, but I will be requiring more information for better assessment of the condition like Since how long it has been there? is there any history of unprotected sex in recent past? Have you seen doctor or oredered any investigation? is there any discharge or blood coming out from this rashes? are you diabetic or taking any medicine? Please write back to me with these details so that I will be able to tell you more precisely. Meanwhile maintain good hygiene, wash it with antiseptic solution and apply antibacterial ointment to prevent spreading of infection. waiting for your reply Regards