Soreness of the penis is a common occurrence, especially in younger men. Fortunately, in most cases a painful appendage turns out to be nothing serious but occasionally it is necessary to seek medical help, particularly if there are other symptoms present. To put your mind and your penis at rest GP Dr Roger Henderson looks at the symptoms and common causes of a sore penis:.
It was am on a November morning when Steve woke up to the snuffles of his three-month-old son. Steve experiences a medical condition in which he is unable to pull his foreskin back past his glans the round part forming the end of the penis. Around 96 percent of baby boys have a non-retractable foreskin, but biological changes and the onset of erections mean that the foreskin becomes looser as they grow older.
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Penis irritation can manifest in a variety of ways. A man may notice his tip is raw and red; if he has foreskin, he may see cracks in it; he may find what looks like a splotch or callus on his shaft. These symptoms may indicate a number of things, including infections, which is why a man should be diagnosed if he has any doubts about the source of his irritation.
The frenulum is the stretchy band of skin that attaches the foreskin to the underside of the shaft of the penis. This area is very sensitive and can deliver a lot of pleasure. It is possible to tear the frenulum during masturbation and sexual intercourse.
Dry skin on the penis is not a common symptom of genital herpes, genital warts, or any other sexually transmitted disease STD. Read on to learn more about possible causes of dry skin on the penis and how you can treat this condition. A very harsh soap or cleanser may dry out the skin on the penis.
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I have an embarrassing condition and I have not been able to find out what it is. The skin around the end of my penis not the foreskin goes dry and begins to flake, almost like dandruff. Can this be the result of over-masturbation? Is it the symptom of a more serious condition?