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Esteemed Sir,

I am aged 22, 5'6" tall weighing 64 kg. I have masterbated a lot since 7 years almost 4-5 times daily. Sometime back my penis started itching and I scratched leading to very little cut on the skin and exposed some blood which very quickly clotted soon. But the area became whitish and then pinkish. Recently I noticed the pinkish area has spread to bottom of glans and surface of glans has become coarse and rough. Skin under glans has become very dry and itches near the opening of penis very badly. Also Skin on glans has become pale in front with spots of dirty white while under it 2-3 ares the skinfold has become very hard and dark in color like a clot(extruding out a bit, not as much a wart), so much so that pulling the foreskin over the glans causes little pain.

Please advise what should I do with , if possible some immediate remedy.

Regards

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Ravi:

I can't make a diagnosis from your description, but there could be an infection so I advise you to contact your local physician.  There might also be a secondary yeast infection or some other problem that cannot be identified from the available information.

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

Expertise

Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

Experience

Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

Organizations
American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Publications
Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Education/Credentials
Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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