The skin on your penis is the same as any other skin on your body
and needs to be taken care of, just like the rest of your skin
sometimes needs a little more love and care.
Dry penis skin does not necessarily mean you have a terrible skin condition or virus, it is most likely just plain dry skin.
Things that could cause dry skin on the penis
- Friction caused by rubbing against clothing, caused by foreplay or masturbation.
- Intercourse can also cause friction in this area and therefore dry penis skin.
- Certain types of soaps and laundry detergents can causedry flaky skinon penis.
dry winter skin
can be found on the penis as well as any other places on the body.
- Certain types of fabrics can cause dry patches on penis skin. It’s
always best to use cotton underwear so that your skin can breathe.
- Psoriasis can cause dry penis skin. This is usually treated quite
effectively with steroid creams. This looks like thick raised skin with
obvious edges usually found on the inner surface of the penis foreskin.
Read more on penis psoriasis here
- Eczema can also cause dry skin on the penis. It usually looks like red
areas with faded edges. This type of irritation is usually caused by an
irritant like a chemical. Can also be treated with a cream.
Read more on penile eczema
- It could be caused by a fungus, in which case you will need to get special creams prescribed too.
- An allergy is commonly caused through latex condoms.
- Very tight underwear can cause dry penis skin.
- Many men use hand lotion to masturbate with, this can also cause skin
problems down there. The hand lotion might contain certain ingredients
that could cause the skin problem. Baby oil or a special lubricant made
for this purpose is a better solution.
- Head of penis feels dry? Men who are circumcised are more prone to dry
skin on the penis and a dry penis head. The foreskin protects the penis
from germs, fabrics, chemicals and keeps it moist. Men who have been
circumcised will need to take more care in moisturizing also to prevent
dry penis skin.
- Does dry skin on my penis mean I have an STD? An STDs “sexually
transmitted disease” is accompanied by a discharge, open sores and/or a
fever. If this is you, you should see your doctor immediately.
Remedies for dry scaly penis skin
- Special steroid creams prescribed by a dermatologist.
- Apply coconut oil to the dry area. Coconut oil is anti-fungal, anti
bacterial, moisturizing and has healing properties in it. Which means
you can remedy almost anything that could be causing the dry skin
irritation. It is great for anybody that is allergic to other products.
- Apply baby oil and Vaseline as often as possible especially after showers or baths.
Penis dry skin tips
- Give your penis a time period of healing before returning to activities like masturbation or intercourse.
- Use a mild fragrant free soap for washing your genitals.
- Run your clothing through an extra rinse cycle to get rid of any extra detergent that could be causing the dry skin problem.
- Use a special lubricant when you masturbate or have sex.
- Do not rub dry but pat dry, this is to prevent further irritation. Also try not to scratch.
If the dry skin penis condition persists, it is always best to see you
doctor about the problem. Penis irritation could be the result of a more
serious skin condition. A dry irritated penis and groin area can cause a
lot of pain and discomfort and a qualified doctor is your best shot at
getting rid of this problem quickly.
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