I have pink spots on the head of my penis

Patient : I have pink spots on the head of my penis. I notice it couple days ago. Not sure what it is.
Symptoms:  None
Doctor :   Hi. Thanks for your query and a clear picture with the color stick to understand the inflammation. This is called b alanoposthitis. and can be due to humidity or can be due to STD if you had unprotected sexual interaction. Your providing a proper and detailed history would have helped me. Anyways the treatment remains similar and I would like to give you some guidelines. Clean the area only with plain water, do not use soap. You may apply Metronidazole ointment or liquid povidone iodine and nothing else. A course of oral antibiotic and metronidazole helps to solve the issue. (you will need a prescription of a Doctor) and may be the STD panel tests at an appropriate time. Hope this helps you.

Related Q&A

Q: Are you able to look at a photo of my friends lower body - and tell me if you see any worrying skin areas - such as e...

Q: I fave a few small blood blister type bumps on the edge of the head of my penis. Can't figure out what it is called. ...

Q: Hi. I am a 56 yr old female. I went to the doctor because I was having a little discharge, no noticeable odor, (to me...

Q: I have a red patch beneath the penile head under the foreskin, and there is a red spot at the lower end of the penile...

Q: Hi Doctor, I am 37 year old male and I have been in a relationship for 7 years. I had an sti test at the start of the...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews