Male genital lesions
Male genital lesions, such as sores or rash on the penis or scrotum, have a variety of causes. Some causes are sexual activity related, but a number of causes are skin conditions or other diseases unrelated to sexual activity.
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Causes of male genital lesions include:
- Balanitis (glans inflammation)
- Posthitis (foreskin inflammation)
- Scrotal inflammation
Simple skin condition causes include:
- Boils ...
- Balanitis: Balanitis is inflammation of the glans (head) of the penis. Causes include penile infection (bacterial, fungal or viral infections), sexually transmitted disease
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- Boils: Boils, also called “furuncles”, are bacterial skin infections resulting from an infected hair follicle or skin gland infection. The infectious bacteria
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- Impetigo: Impetigo, also called school sores, is a bacterial skin infection that is common in children. Impetigo often occurs in epidemics
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- Dermatitis: Dermatitis is a general medical term referring to any inflammation of the skin. Diagnosis and treatment usually requires a more
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- Seborrheic dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis, commonly known as “dandruff”, is a skin inflammation (dermatitis) that results in various skin symptoms, including the characteristic
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