Glans penis

What is Glans penis?

Glans penis refers to is the sensitive bulbous structure at the distal end of the penis in human males which forms a rounded projecting border.

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just last night i noticed a mild swelling possibly at the eutheria at the part of the head. it does not hurt, just some swelling thats all

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Brief Answer:
Could be infection of the glans penis (Ballanitis)

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have noticed swelling of the glans penis since night.

This is most likely to be due to infection of the glans penis...

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I have been developing small cuts under the head of my penis. They open during an erection or after sex. I have treated them with aloe but they keep returning
ANy suggestions

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Brief Answer:
Could be due to band of adhesion between Glans penis and Frenulum,

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you are developing cuts on under surface of glans penis on erection and after sex.

I shall be happy if you can...

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I have strong burning at and around the outside end of my penis. Not just when urinating, but steady burning. Started slightly about 2 days ago, and now at 4:00 AM, is very constant . I am 94, male, in relatively good health. I make it a point to drink a lot, and need to urinate frequently, day and night.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Could be due to infection of Glans Penis (Balanitis.)

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for query .Pain around the external urinary meatus and around it could be mostly due to Inflammation or Infection of terminal part of urethra or Glans penis (Balanitis) However the diagnosis can be...

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My glans penis is two colored. 1/3rd of it is pink while rest 2/3rd is brown.

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Brief Answer:
Has the colour of glans penis changed recently?

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for your query ,based on the facts and photographs that you have posted it appears that you have noticed colour of your glans penis to be partly brown and partly pink.

I shall be happy if you can post me...

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I had sex with a girl with a condom on. at one point we had to switch locations, i put my penis back in my underwear with the condom on.....finished having sex then put my penis back in my boxers. later on the next day i realized her vaginal juices had gotten all over my boxers from the condom and then my penis was touching it, its been 12 days I have a sore penis and red bumps, tho they arent sores just small bumps. i thought herpes was only skin to skin?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It could be due to infection of glans penis (Ballanitis)

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for query based on the facts that you have posted small bumps on glans penis that you developed after protected sex may be due to allergic reaction to vaginal secretions of your girl friend...

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Hi. My foreskin around the penis XXXXXXX changed colour and is always ichy. Came to a point where i can retract my foreskin during an erection which i am finding very embarased. Also penis XXXXXXX had discolourise on the head leading to the attached aprr of the foreskin. I seriously want your help. I am happy to provide photos if required.
Thanks xxx

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please upload Photograph of your Penis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have noticed change in color of your foreskin and finding it difficult to retract foreskin freely during erection .

I shall be happy if...

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I had a oral sex with a massage center lady on 1st April 2016. later after 2 weeks I am seeing some rash on my inner skin of penis. There was rash type scars developed during oral itself. Not sure what it is . Consulted my doctor and has given some medicines. After having medicines for couple days now but i can see infection on my glans penis now. Once I clean it in morning i can even see blood stains on glans penis and skin that covers glans penis.

I am worried about teh blood stains i see on glans penis and on rashes.

My doctor says its just and infection. I tested for hsv 1 & 2 igg/igm. both came negative. I want to take second opinion if my doctor diagnosis is right or he is missing something. Kindly let me know.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Combined fungal and bacterial infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query and pictures. It looks like combined fungal and bacterial infection. Avoid washing with soaps and irritants as this can increase the irritation. Using triple action...

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hi, in the past week or so my penis has started to sting when ever i urinate, does the same thing when i get an erection. Also, my foreskin has become incredibly tight, so tight that when i DO get an erection, my foreskin does not peel back past my knob

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Mostly due to infection of Foreskin and Glans penis (Ballano Posthatitis)

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you are unable to tertarct your foreskin over glans penis and have burning urination since one week .

I...

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I am 30 years old. I just had circumcision in August. From October I started developing brown/black patches on the penis glans. The patches are around the urethra starting from areas where the stitches are placed. I need some guidance as to why are they occurring. I am very worried.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is normal not to be worried for

Detailed Answer:
hello
Thanks for query .

You have been circumcised in August and have noted brown patches on glans penis. .

Under normal circumstances Glans penis is covered with foreskin that keeps the Glans penis and part of penis moist .After...

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Why is my penis head sticky? No infection found.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Likely to be due to inflammation of Glans Penis (Ballanitis)

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query ,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have developed inflammation of Glans penis due to unprotected sex .

Though the swab test and culture are negative...

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Recent questions on  Glans penis

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Hi. I suffer from inflammation i.e. redness and pain on the shaft of my penis..I also suffer from pain at the tip of the penis that lasts for seconds and goes away..this started after having intercourse with my wife two days ago. Could you diagnose my case please?

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Is their a true answer as in to enlarge the size of the penis? the head of the penis has been pink since my childhood is this any kindof Phimosis or not?Is getting a circumsition good or letting it just be with the foreskin good?

Age 30 - Height - 5.9 -

and when u say medical history what exactly ur lookin for

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Can spermicide or cetaphil face lotion cause penis irritation? My gf and I used a spermicide strip for sex one day, and I masturbated with the lotion the day after, now my penis tip is red and sometimes has white discharge and it hurts after I cum/pee

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this has happened periodically thru-out my life starting at about 17, it began again about a week ago again , i'm 40, when i urinate, it becomes painfull and i bleed (the tip of the penis) the blood is at the start of my urination, so it's at the beginning of my urination, it's not an internal problem but in the tip of the penis. Why does this happen? it bleeds for 2-3 days then stops, then i'm okay, but it does this maybe 2-3 times a year, Why?

I'm a heterosexual male, even if i have a long lovemaking session (60-90 minutes) with a women it seems like the tip can't take the punishment, i have started bleeding during sex, usually if i'm making love doggie-style, it's extremely vulnerable. I'm serious this is not a joke. Have you heard of anything like this?

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I am 80 years old and have a small sore on my penis that I know happened after constant rubbing of the skin and probably without enough lubrication. Seems to scab over fairly well ,but when peeled after a long time, it has not healed. The scab...

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I have a question about the penis frenulum . During sex the frenulum ripped and cause bleeding. Now it's no longer attached to the urethra . Will the frenulum heal and grow back to its normal state? Will this make it harder for me to ejaculate?

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I am 30 years old. I just had circumcision in August. From October I started developing brown/black patches on the penis glans . The patches are around the urethra starting from areas where the stitches are placed. I need some guidance as to why...

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