Getting Rid of a Penis Rash

Getting Rid of a Penis Rash


Lots of guys get a rash down there. Many freak out but the truth is the causes of a rash are usually not something to worry about. It is still advised to see a physician if it lasts more than a week or two, as it could be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Go over your sexual history and think about whether or not you’ve had multiple partners or any unprotected encounters. Genital herpes and genital warts are two conditions typified by a rash. Although it can be very uncomfortable and embarrassing, generally speaking a rash down there isn’t something to worry about. Usually it’s not caused by something else. In this case, good hygiene practices and a few simple steps is all that is needed to alleviate the problem. Here’s how to get rid of a penis rash. First, determine the type of rash it is. Is it being caused by poor hygiene? Poor hygiene can cause rashes and even infections. Another cause is heat rash. What’s the temperature like? Is it humid? During summer the areas in the groin are often moist due to sweat and rubbing together. This can cause a rash. Lastly, if you suffer from dermatitis or eczema that could be what’s going on. Usually the body has a trigger which causes an outbreak, what is really like an allergic reaction, a histamine response. Hay fever and latex sensitivity, say from a condom, can also cause a rash.

Lastly a fungal infection can be the cause. The steps you should take are to first, keep it clean. Wash it gently. Pat dry. Make sure the area down there is completely dry after a shower. Extra moisture down there can exacerbate the problem. Next, try to avoid any potential allergens. If you use condoms and think you are sensitive to latex for instance, switch it up and use a hypo-allergenic variety.Always use protection.Try to isolate and eliminate any other potential triggers or allergens. For heat rash a simple, over the counter salve should do the trick. Ask the pharmacist what he or she recommends for heat rash. Think about when you first developed it. In general wear cloth and underwear that breathe and allow room for air to get in. This is not only better for your overall sexual health but also your sperm count. Go for boxers over briefs. Do not share personal items such as razors, towels, clothing and so forth with anyone. If it fails to get better or gets worse, go see a physician or a dermatologist right away. It may be embarrassing talking about it to a healthcare professional, but everything you tell them is confidential. What’s more, if you leave the problem and it gets worse, the treatment options and outcomes are more complicated. Also, the price will be higher. It’s best to be proactive and advocate for your own health.

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