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I keep getting a shooting pain in my penis can you help I have

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I keep getting a shooting pain in my penis can you help I have no discharge no pain when urinating I do keep getting red patches on the head of my penis though that come one min then the next it's perfectly fine
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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you could be having eczema or psoriasis or lichen planus or balanitis on the head of your penis.

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you should see your doctor and get your penis head examined.

Dr. David :

you might need a steroid cream or an antifungal cream to help clear up the red aptches.

Dr. David :

are the red patches itchy?

Customer: No there not itches worried bout the shooting pain in penis though that comes and goes only for few seconds
Dr. David :

that shooting pain can be from urethritis

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or inflammation of the urethra

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that can come from irritation from caffeine or alcohol in your urine.

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or could be you passing a small stone.

Customer: That explains something iv been training a lot recently and been taking some hi caffeine energy pills for a long time now could this be a course you think I also drink lots of coffe and energy drinks
Dr. David :

yes, that caffeine could be irritating your urethra.

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and causing the shooting pain.

Dr. David :

you need to slowly cut down on the caffeine.

Customer: Ok I will do that and see how it goes any other things I should look out for or cut down on
Dr. David :

avoid alcohol and drink plenty of water and fluids.

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without caffeine which can hep.

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