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Male -- Penis/testicles/scrotom
Posted on: 08/28/2007
I am 20 years old and have had psoriosis on my head and my body for years. I recently got some dryish patches on the head of my penis and it was definitely psoriosis, but now the whole head of my penis is dry and white looking when erect and is itchy.
I don't know if it could be a yeast infection or what it is.
I also have a yeast infection on my tongue.
Psoriasis on the penis is not that uncommon and that is probably what you have there rather than a yeast infection. It can be treated with mild cortisone creams, vitamin D cream, as well as some newer creams commonly used for eczema. Psoriasis in that area is not contagious to your sexual partner. As far as the yeast infection in your mouth, it is usually not related to psoriasis. Please have both checked by a dermatologist so that you can start on the proper treatment. Good luck!