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Why is there a small flaky patch on my penis?

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Why is there a small white flaky patch on my penis?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Just took a picture, not sure if it's uploading
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

Got it--thanks

How long has it been there?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Has no pain or anything else. Can be slightly flaky if I don't apply lotion. Started out about 2 months ago as a tiny little dot. I thought it was because of mustabation friction and thought it would go away by itself. But it hasn't.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.


First off not any STD like herpes or a genital wart

And not cancer

It's a patch of eczema and it can occur on the penis

Nothing serious and you can try over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day for two weeks to clear it up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thanks for that. I also have this weird twitch that happens randomly across my body. Imagine the eye twitch but apply it randomly anywhere for a few seconds. What could that be? I'm worried on that one. Had it for about 4 months and I was told that it's probably due to my dieting but I ain't sure. I was 96kgs recently, now about 88kgs.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

That's actually fairly common and nothing serious but it could be from a vitamin D or magnesium deficiency should you need to have some blood work to check for those

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

My pleasure and call on me anytime

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