Skip to content
Minor abrasions on penis
avatar
eliscom posted:
Occasionally , I get minor abrasions and tiny sores on my penis below the head and in the area that skin collects whne not erect. I have tried neosporin and clotrimazole with varying success. Sometimes the condition will clear up with the appication of either one of these other times it may last a wek or longer.
Reply
 
avatar
counterso responded:
One of two things. You're either being abusive to your penis and need to treat it more gently, or you have a yeast infection and you and your partner both need to be treated so it clears up and your skin isn't so fragile anymore. Antibiotic ointment will do absolutely nothing for a yeast infection.
 
avatar
eliscom responded:
What type of medicine would be used for a yeast infection. Also I thught it had cleared up but I was with my partner and the abrasions appeared in another location on the other side of my penis. they are identical to the other sores,albeit tiny ones. they itch and are very sensitive. Is the clotrimazole cream effective? A dermatologist prescribed it but doesnt seem to help. Would another medicine provide relief and clear it up?
 
avatar
counterso responded:
You can get yeast treatments OTC in the drug store or grocery store. Both you and your partner need to be treated at the same time or you'll pass it back and forth. Clotrimazole is for fungus, not yeast. Try the Vagisil or other similar brand for a week and see if it makes a difference. No sex during both your treatments for that week please.
 
avatar
eliscom responded:
thanks....but one more question. Is there a chance that this could be a herpes virus because of the tiny sores?
 
avatar
tftobin responded:
Yes, there is that chance. If you are concerned, see your doctor, who can tell the difference.
 
avatar
Henrymorg replied to counterso's response:
was searching for this on google for hours and im so glad to find your response, even if it was from two years ago. Hopefully, you'll still be able to answer this for me. I have the same problem except I'm positive it's been from being abusive to my penis (not in purpose). It's only been a day since they've appeared, but I'm rather worried about it. When will they go away and is there anything that i can do to make it go away quicker? Thanks


Helpful Tips

Erectale dysfunction
To whom it may concern 6 years ago I had a vey bad colon cancer operation. Since, my sperms goes to my bladder. Also, my erections are not ... More
Was this Helpful?
5 of 6 found this helpful

Expert Blog

The Male Room - Sheldon Marks, MD

Dr. Sheldon Marks shares advice and information on men's health issues, from prostate problems to hair loss, as well as fitness and nutrition...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.