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Male -- Penis/testicles/scrotom
Dry skin and HPV
Posted on: 08/13/2007
I have dry flakey skin on my shaft on the right side only. it started after receiving oral. a small cut like a razor blade appeared 3 months later. I have not been able to beat the dry skin. it doesn't hurt and I ignored it. one of my partners has had HPV but has been treated and cured. Could it be superficial cancer?
The dry flakey skin on the penis can be due to a healing wound, infection, local irritation, and many other skin conditions. You should see your physician for this so a correct diagnosis can be made. If you don't feel comfortable talking to your doctor with your parent(s) present, you should ask to spend 1 on 1 time with your doctor.
HPV may lead to cervical cancer in women and warts in both sexes but has not been known to cause cancer of the penis. Warts caused by HPV can be treated in many ways. The best form of treatment can be decided by the physician after seeing the patient.
Search for "HPV" at cdc.gov
for further information.