Ive got a dry patch of skin on my penis

Patient

Q: Ive got a dry patch of skin on my penis and it hurts whrn i try to open or close the skin, i masturbate 4-5 times a week. It my by dry skin but i trued scratching it by nothing, maybe it dry seman by i dont know? Can you help?

Symptoms:  Dry foreskin near the head of the penis
Doctor

A:   Hi.
Thanks for the query, history and the clear picture.

You masturbate 4-5 times in a week.
The dry patch is on the foreskin and obviously will be painful if you move the foreskin as it rolls on.
The picture shows that the patch is a healing wound and occurs on the foreskin may be due to trauma caused during masturbation and being continued on as you must have continued with masturbation too.

I would suggest you to apply liquid povidone iodine 2 to 4 times a day.
Hold masturbation till the wound is healed.
Consult a General Surgeon to see the pliability of the foreskin and consider circumcision is required.

Hope this helps you.

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