Back to Health A to Z. It most commonly affects men over the age of If you experience these symptoms, it's important to see your GP as soon as possible.
I'm a year-old male. I have a healthy sex life and have been with the same girl for well over a year. We occasionally have unprotected sex but mostly I use a condom.
Created for Greatist by the experts at Healthline. Read more. Chances are you have a great sense of what your penis normally looks like.
Keep in mind that penile skin is often bumpy and lumpy, so it's possible that you're simply describing your man's lower landscape. The bumps on his penis could also be sebaceous cysts of hair follicles or an allergic reaction, both of which are harmless and noncontagious. Or, the raised surfaces could be pearly penile papules, which often appear as one or two rings of small "pearly" or domelike bumps that form around the glans the head of the penis and are also nothing to worry about.
Although mild soreness can often be treated at home, infections and other underlying conditions require medical attention. This can expose the sensitive layer underneath that contains nerves and connective tissue. This soreness may only last a day or so if you refrain from activities that further irritate the skin.
Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Male genital problems and injuries can occur fairly easily since the scrotum and penis are not protected by bones. Genital problems and injuries most commonly occur during:.
Skip to content. Balanitis is a skin irritation on the head of the penis that can affect men and boys. It's not usually serious, but you should see your GP if you think you or your son has balanitis.
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Skin peeling may be the only symptom that a person experiences, or they may also have itching, burning, or redness. Most cases of penis skin peeling are not serious and respond well to home remedies. However, in some cases, a person may need topical or oral medications to treat the underlying issue.