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my husbands penis foreskin and above on lower abdomen is purple

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my husbands penis foreskin and above on lower abdomen is purple , no pain but couldn't pull his foreskin back last night ???
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
Dr Basu :

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Dr Basu :

Is there any swelling?

Dr Basu :

It still sounds like a bacterial infection.

Dr Basu :

THis is also known as balanitis.

Customer:

No

Dr Basu :

And this can cause tightening of the foreskin known as phimosis.

Customer:

Pleae explain

Dr Basu :

Does he have any pain while retracting the foreskin

Customer:

NO Slight discomfort but i am worried about the purpleness of penis and lower abdomen

Dr Basu :

is he on any medication currently?

Dr Basu :

any problem with urination?

Customer:

Just a little in wee coming out but nothing major

Customer:

Also no medication

Dr Basu :

ok

Dr Basu :

soundsl ike bacterial infection.

Dr Basu :

Bacteria can grow under the foreskin.

Dr Basu :

It can lead to infection sometimes.

Dr Basu :

Purple color is due to the inflammation.

Dr Basu :

infection increases blood flow and hence the color.

Dr Basu :

I will suggest antibiotic course.

Customer:

ok thankyou will contact gp

Dr Basu :

very welcome

Dr Basu :

Best wishes,

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