I have a red ring around the shaft of my penis and the area of my penis above the ring is sleightly swollen. The ring is about a milimiter above the skin. No pain. No problems. I have had this for several weeks and it won't go away. I don't know what is wrong.
I have one tiny red bump where the shaft and head meet on my penis it's burns when I use force to pee and the shaft of... could be infection of the penis, needs examination to confirm, you can consult a skin specialist, meanwhile keep the area clean and dry as much as possible.
Redness around rim of glans penis carlyle About 2 weeks ago, within hours of some vigorous sexual contact (consisting of manual stimulation by both parties and brief oral sex by her, but no penetration other than by hand), I noticed what appeared to be some redness and slight swelling around the rim of my glans penis (I am circumcised).
I have a red circle on the shaft of my penis near the head, it is painless, not raised or fluid filled. it has been there for about few weeks now with no change in status. i went to the doctor today for it and they did blood tests to see if its an std. Yesterday i felt like dry skin and today a layer of dry skin peeled off of
So, phone your normal doctor and tell them you want the referral. If you can't get a referral from your primary doctor, then go to an urgent care (some ER departments have an urgent care center as well). It could be contact dermatitis, fungus, a bacteria or just a mark from some new tight underpants you've bought.
Possible causes of a dark ring around the penis. An area of altered coloration around the shaft of the penis could also be a sign of a fungal infection. In this case, the symptom of altered coloration would be accompanied by some amount of itching, redness, and possibly inflammation.
The head of the penis does not swell up, but a ring right under the head, and a little small bumps(maybe veins) right under the ring. I would say the area is just under the head, but the rest of the shaft is fine.
Red Penis Rash. Red penis rash is common to occur during someones lifetime and varies with age and setting, it can be many things. Balanitis is one of the most common, and is a natural infection under the foreskin, which is the most common reason for a red penis. It is most common in the first years of life.
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It started as a small bump on the top part of the shaft, just below the glans and just under the skin, then grew finger-like around the shaft of my penis to the underside. Just like you said, it felt cartilage-like. I was quite upset by it, as it seemed to be spreading, and even went to see a urologist.