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yellowish discoloration with spots
yellowish discoloratio  
Hi..I have had this whitish yellow discoloration on my penis for about 10months now. 4 months back,I noticed few scaly growth on the affected area. I hope this is not something as serious as penile cancer. The spots and discoloration do not itch or pain.I have applied hydroxyl but it doesnt work? What maybe the cause of this?

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Raj,

I have a large brown spot on my glans as well, so I should first point out that color changes can be very common in guys. With that said, this should be something you bring up with your dermatologist as they will track those changes for the rest of your life. Color changes are mostly permanent as melanin (the skin pigment) can make permanent changes to your skin tone for seemingly no reason whatsoever; it just happens. Be mindful of the size of the spot, the color, if it spreads to other areas, and if you notice that it raises above the surface of the skin-as these are all possible signs of melanoma. I get checked once a year and you should too! Let me know if you have follow up.

Cheers,

John

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Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Very used to answering questions about nocturnal erections and emissions, premature ejaculation, and even consulted with clients regarding priapism. Knowledgeable about anatomical and psychological issues involving the genitalia; i.e: vaginismus, Peyronie's disease, and priapism.

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3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 2 years and parenting educator for 2 years. *Certified Wellness Coach, Spencer Institute #1569339775 *Certified Holistic Life Coach, Spencer Institute #1567694241 *North Carolina State Registered Substance Abuse Counselor, #CSAC-20430 *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512

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*Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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