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Types of Penis Skin Problems – Common Skin Disorders

Genital skin problems are not very scarce nowadays, yet people still feel hesitant or awkward to share their issues related to sex and sexual parts with others. Having a penis skin problem can be very distressing, painful and embarrass you in front of your partner. 

Dr. Chirag Bhandari- a renowned sexologist in India, says, Having a penis skin problem affects the sexual health of a man and interferes with his sexual functioning, sexual relationship with his partner, and his confidence to perform well in bed.  

Genitals skin problems can also occur due to any Sexually Transmitted Diseases and are contagious. 

The Importance of Penis Health 

Every man must think about his penis health. A healthy penis is a sign of having a healthy body and for proper sexual functioning. It is also important to remove urine out of the body and to maintain the right amount of fluid in the body.

The Importance of Penis Health

And how can we ignore the fact that a healthy penis is mandatory for good sex life and a sign of being fertile? 

Penile problems in the body can be an early sign of some severe sexual issue or problem in the body like diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiac issues. Penile problems can be helpful as you consult a doctor and get a clue for some major problems that you might face in the future. Penile problems can also result in male infertility issues resulting in difficulty to conceive.

What do you mean by Penis Skin Problems?

People get shocked and alarmed when they encounter dry skin on the penis and red patches or uneven skin tone sometimes as they get worried that it might lead to some disorder. Well, there is no need to worry if you also notice anything like this on the penis. In several cases, these are not even considered as a sign of a bad health condition. Instead, these issues are termed as penis skin problems that can be seen because of any fundamental issue like genital herpes, bacterial infection, or dryness. 

Symptoms of Skin Disorders on the Penis

Symptoms of Skin Disorders on the Penis

If you are also having some type of Penis Skin Problem, here are some basic symptoms that you might encounter: 

  • Itching, irritation or flaking 
  • Tight skin (mainly after bathing or swimming)
  • Redness on the area 
  • Rashes on the skin 
  • White shiny patches on the skin 
  • Deep cracks that lead to bleeding 

Dr. Chirag Bhandari is a well-known and Jaipur’s most exceptional doctor for Penile Treatments in India. With more than seven years of experience in treating male sexual disorders, Dr. Bhandari has treated several patients who are leading a happy and healthy sexual life with their partners. He helped several men in gaining back the confidence back in life before. With unexceptional training experience in male reproductive and sexual health from the top-most universities and hospitals, he offers the treatments with the highest success rates in the city. Dr. Bhandari is a pro in providing Penis Enlargement treatments and solutions. 

Types of Penis Skin Problems

1. Pruritus 

Pruritus is a skin disorder that occurs in the penile region of a man in which the penis skin becomes so itchy and irritating that it makes him scratch all the time. Mostly the itchiness and irritation are caused due to the dryness on the part. 

Pruritus is quite common in adults and as the skin of a man gets drier as his age increases. You may encounter redness and roughness if you have this issue, and if the scratching is done on a repetitive basis, it can result in bleeding. 


Medicines are pretty helpful in treating pruritus if applied after seeking an expert’s recommendation. Home remedies like using a damp cloth and covering it over the penile region have positive results. It moistens the skin and lets the medicine completely absorb in the skin, giving a cooling effect. 

Creams like Tacrolimus ( Protopic) and Pimecrolimus (Elidel) can be applied on the skin for instant relief. If the cause is severe, you can always consult a skin expert or sexologist for help. 

2. Balanitis 

One of the most common penis skin problems that involve inflammation of the glans and head of the penis is Balanitis. The inflammation is generally caused due to an infection or bacterial problem. 


This skin disorder can cause irritation and sometimes also causes pain in the penile region. Balanitis is widely seen in males, and according to a survey, every 1 in 25 men experienced this issue once in their lifetime. 


  • Redness and irritation at the end of the penis.
  • Unpleasant Smell
  • Painful urination
  • Swollen Glands 
  • Thick discharge under the foreskin
  • Difficulty is masturbation


1. You can avoid using soap in the area where you see inflammation. Use ointment like Clotrimazole and moisturizing creams to clean the area. 

2. Regular washing the penis with lukewarm water and gently dry it. 

3. You can use mild steroid cream to reduce inflammation ( if allergic reactions cause it). 

4. If medicines and home remedies do not work, you can always visit a doctor. 

3. Yeast Infection

Yes, a man can also get a yeast infection in the lower area. Generally, yeast infection is caused due to a fungus and starts affecting the penile skin. The skin starts getting red, and some man also notices patches on the skin. 


  • Penis skin starts getting moist
  • Burning sensation in the skin 
  • Redness and itchiness 


Yeast Infection
  • The mixture of Manuka Honey and Crushed Honey can be used as a home remedy. Apply the mixture to the infected area for thirty minutes. 
  • Apple cider vinegar with lukewarm water is a great mixture for treating yeast infection. It also helps in keeping the pH level of the penis skin. 
  • Using low-fat yogurt and spreading it on the entire skin can help you get rid of yeast infection. 

4. Lichen Sclerosus 

Lichen Sclerosus is a skin issue seen in the penile region that brings shiny white thin patches or marks around the skin around the genitals.


  • Itching 
  • Pain and discomfort in genital area 
  • White patches on the skin 
  • Painful sex 

5. Psoriasis 

Psoriasis is also a skin problem in which the skin gets red with having itchy scaly patches that makes a man feel uncomfortable and irritated. Sometimes the issue is so severe that it makes the skin crack and bleed as well. 



  • Red patches all over the genital area 
  • Cracked and dry skin 
  • Swelling in the penile region   

6. Lymphangiosclerosis 


Lymphangiosclerosis is a penile issue in which the lymph vessel in the penis starts getting hard. It looks more like a thick cord enveloping the bottom of the penis or the entire penile shaft in some cases. 

Lymphangiosclerosis is a very rare case and usually goes away without any treatment. 


  • Feeling pain in the penis while touching it
  • Sensitive to the touch 
  • Same colour as the surrounding ones 

Still confused about your problems and need expert’s advice but afraid to step out of your comfort? Opt for the online consultation services by Dr. Chirag Bhandari- (the best sexologist in India) at IASH, Jaipur to learn about all types of penis skin disorders and other related issues. Dr. Chirag is known for his excellent knowledge related to sexual issues and can help you identify your problem and its solution just by sitting at home.

Things you can do to keep your Penis Healthy 

Taking care of your penis is a very important thing for a man as a healthy penis is a sign of a healthy body and mind. By taking care of it, you can have a good sexual life, better mental health and a satisfying married life too. By following some basic things and opting some good habits, you can also fight penis problems in future..

Things you can do to keep your Penis Healthy

Here are some tips to help you keep your penis healthy:

1. Good Hygiene

Hygiene is very important and it becomes more vital when it comes to the sensitive parts of your body like your penis. Most skin disorders result due to bacterial infections that can be avoided by proper sanitation. Try washing beneath with proper soap and water on a regular basis. 

2. Getting Vaccinated 

If you are less than 26, you can try the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to eliminate future cancer risks associated with this virus. 

3. Say No to Alcohol and Smoking

A lot of people don’t know that smoking and drinking are not only bad for your liver and lungs but also for your penis. Although people who can drink in moderation do not have to avoid it entirely. 

Tip: If you are addicted to drinking then one/two drinks a day can be accepted but only for men of age 65 and younger. 

4. Healthy choices in everything 

Keeping a healthy body and weight reduces the chances of penis skin disorders. By eating healthy fruits and vegetables, you can maintain the level of hormones in your body that will lead to good penile health eventually.  

Dr. Chirag Bhandari- the best Sexologist in India to get rid of Penis Skin Problems 

Dr. Chirag Bhandari- the best Sexologist in India to get rid of Penis Skin Problems

Suffering for Penis Skin Problems can be a bit tricky to handle and only an expert sexologist can help you overcome skin problems who has the entire knowledge about them. Dr. Chirag Bhandari is the first choice for penile skin problem treatment in India as he is well-versed with all types of penis problems and their cure made him the Best Sexologist in Delhi

With Dr. Chirag’s techniques and treatments that he has learnt from his various international experiences and training, he has put India on the map when people look for the best sexual dysfunction or penile issues across the world. 

Dr. Chirag is the founder of the best sex clinic in Delhi, Institute of Andrology and Sexual Health. IASH, Delhi is known for its advanced treatment and best hospitality that they offer to people looking for their sexual disorder cure.

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