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DRY SKIN AROUND PENIS

QUESTION
Recently I have had dry skin around the head of my penis. I'm relatively sure that it isn't an STD because I've only had sex twice in four months - both times with the same person. Is there any kind of ointment or lotion you could recommend to remedy this nagging problem?

ANSWER
It's impossible for me to diagnose you without a medical examination. Common causes of "dry skin" can be yeast infections, allergic reactions, herpes infections, trauma/soreness from dry intercourse or masturbation and other reasons. If you are concerned, get a check up, because "dry skin" to you could be something else to a trained medical professional.

To your health,
Dr. K


   
 
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