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Old 08-02-2008, 04:06 PM   #1
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Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

Hey i am new to this site, so bear with me if i dont make any sense or if this is inapropriote...

anyways on with my problem
So its being there for about a month and a half, the skin around the foreskin i think its called, is VERY dry, and itchy. and it only cracks when i ether have sex with my girlfriend or masterbate. its being bothering me alot because it is very painfull, ive used polysporin, and it heals it up right away but it comes right back the next day. it doesnt get worse just stays the same when it comes back.. and its only there for a couple days after i use the polysporin... anyways.. do any of you guys have this. or may have had this before? any tips on getting rid of it. I did abit of research here and there because i didnt think it was too serious... at first i thought it was an STD... but is it? and i also gathered information that it might be a Yeast infection, if so how do i get rid of it?

Thanks...

 
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Old 08-04-2008, 04:34 AM   #2
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

anyone????

 
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Old 08-04-2008, 12:19 PM   #3
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

you can use anything over the counter for womens' yeast, such as monistat or vagisil.
it will work just as well on a man. you both need to be treated.
another possibility is tea tree oil. one caution, don't let it continue too long. those little tears heal as scar tissue, not skin. they can make the foreskin lose its elasticity, and lead to inability to retract.

 
Old 04-12-2009, 04:17 PM   #4
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

My boyfriend has very similar symptoms - just curious if you were ever able to resolve your problem? If so how?

 
Old 04-13-2009, 07:19 AM   #5
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

unfortunatly no,
now the problem has gotten a little worse, but a little better. I've being using Canesten so far, and its being working. But everytime i have sex with my Girlfriend i get this pain like a burning feeling... and she does as well.. We've made an appointement with the doctors this week hopefully the problem will get resolved because this is getting bad. Im actualy scared. But ill keep you guys posted.

 
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

You both need to be treated, or else you are passing it back and forth, and making it resistant.
Canesten should do it. If not, you can try tea tree oil, or hydrogen peroxide. The drawback with tea tree oil, other than the price, is that it has a strong smell, like kerosene, but it works well.

 
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

It could be a urinary tract infection, if you are feeling pain. There is certainly a yeast infection.
If you are not both being treated, then it is being passed back and forth. Canesten should do the trick, unless the yeast has become resistant. If it has, either tea tree oil, or hydrogen peroxide should work. Good luck with this.

 
Old 05-21-2009, 09:21 AM   #8
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

The issue that I have is that I have ichy and cracking are around the neck of the pennis. The skin also came off looks like burn. It usually goes away after 4-5 days, but comes back within another 4-5 days. The cracks usually occure on the bottom part and it is painful when having intercourse. If you know any cure out there, please let me know. I have been going to the doctor, but all the presciption drug that he gave me did not work. Thanks.

 
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Re: Dry, Itchy, Cracking, skin on penis.

Did you try any of the suggestions in the previous post? If you did, how did they fail?

 
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