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I have red patches around but not covering the whole of

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Hi, I have red patches around but not covering the whole of the top of my penis. It is quite sore to touch but not painful otherwise. Although I have not had any form of sexual contact for some 8 weeks. I have got sensitive skin and am also wondering if it could be a reaction to the shower gel or deodorant etc although it is only this area that is affected.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
it could be an allergy to shower gel or an infection like balanitis
or dermatitis.
can you upload a photo of the skin
here are instructions.
type a word in the textbox and highlight it
then select the "chain" icon above the textbox or the paper clip icon to upload a jpg
this opens a window where you can click next to the text box to select the jpg or pdf file on your computer to upload into JustAnswer