Psoriasis on Penis
Psoriasis on the penis is actually a very common skin problem,
especially psoriasis on the tip of the penis (glans penis). Flare ups
are very common in this area due to the irritation that is caused during
Other causes of Psoriasis
Facts about Penile psoriasis:
- Psoriasis of the penis is not a venereal disease and cannot be sexually transmitted from one person to the other.
- Penis Psoriasis is an immune problem.
- Psoriasis of the penis can occur on circumcised and uncircumcised men.
- Symptoms of psoriasis on penis - Psoriasis in this area is usually not seen as the scaly psoriasis found on the body, but it shows up as smooth lesions or patches that are usually shiny and red in color. It is also usually very itchy.
- Early psoriasis on penis treatment has been shown to reduce the severity of the condition.
Penis psoriasis images:
Psoriasis penis red itchy pics.
Dermnet pics of psoriasis on penis.
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Tips to help reduce flare ups
- Use a lubricated condom to protect the skin of the penis during intercourse.
- Always apply a moisturizer or any other lotions with clean hands.
Strong topical steroid creams should be used sparingly and for short
periods of time, as they can cause the skin to become thin and even more
- Keep the genital area clean and dry.
- Avoid spermicidal creams
- Avoid tight fitting clothing.
- Avoid using fragranced products in this area.
- Wear cotton underwear only, this will allow the skin to breathe and absorb any extra moisture.
- Do not scratch or pick at it, you could cause an even worse infection.
- Keep stress levels to a minimum.
Psoriasis penis home remedies and other
Try using Tamanu Oil. It is anti inflammatory and has an anti
infectious action, as well as being a good moisturizer. It will help
soothe and heal.
- Use Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion in-between bathing and after using the loo.
-Black Cumin Seed oil
has an anti-inflammatory agent and is a great moisturizer and is very
good for skin repair. It can be directly applied or used as a
supplement, it is one of the top super foods. It is packed with
vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids.
- Ask your doctor about UV light treatments.
- Try a natural diet for removing psoriasis permanently.
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Other pages on remedies for skin in connection with this psoriasis on penis page
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- Eczema on the penis
- Psoriasis alternative meds
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