Rubbing very hard on your penis — whether during sex or masturbation — can create enough heat to burn and scrape off skin. This is called a friction burn. It produces intense redness and discomfort. Any irritation down below can be unpleasant, to say the least. Because pain and redness are also signs of common sexually transmitted infections STIs , you might wonder whether your symptoms are the result of your enthusiasm or something more serious. Keep reading to learn how to tell these conditions apart, what you can do for a friction burn, and how to prevent future irritation.
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Posted 2 years ago , 4 users are following. Posted 2 years ago. Seems unlikely if you have not used lube for 3 years without incident that it should now be the result of masturbation. Maybe it's some kind of fungal infection? I would try some anti-fungal cream to see if it improves the skin on your glans. Perhaps is the skin a little dry? Since you don't have any foreskin to cover your glans that would keep it more moist, and your glans is also exposed to water and soap each time that you take a shower and also rubbs against your underwear, and then getting even drier when you're masturbating, it's likely that you get some problems unless you try to add some moisturizing cream.
What to do about dry skin on the penis
And when you're looking down at your wang and you see a new bump or rash or experience a new, uncomfortable sensation, it's hard not to immediately start freaking out. Before you hit the panic button, though, please try to remember one thing: your penis is just a body part like any other, and the skin on your penis is just that — skin. And just like your elbows, knees, arms, and face, the skin on your penis can sometimes get dry, cracked, and itchy. And guess what?
Posted 2 years ago , users are following. It first appeared the day after I used a condom so I think I must have had a reaction to the latex or some other substance in the condom. The tip of the penis became super sensitive and noticeably hurt whenever it touched my underwear.