The genitals are male or female reproductive organs. Since the reproductive organs are in the pelvis, "genital" refers to the internal reproductive organs in the pelvis and the skin at the bottom of the pelvis around the vagina and anus in women and around the penis, scrotum, and anus in men. Some skin conditions occur anywhere on the body and may just happen to occur on the genitals. Conditions such as this include psoriasis, and melanoma , those most serious type of skin cancer. Other conditions can occur in different regions of the body but commonly occur in the genitals. These include conditions such as hidradenitis suppurativa boils which occur in the groin and armpits and intertrigo a rash which usually occurs in skin folds such as in the genital region, under the breasts, and in the armpits.
Your Guide to Genital Skin Conditions
Penis Disorders | Erectile Dysfunction | Priapism | MedlinePlus
Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include. Penis Disorders Also called: Penile disorders. See, Play and Learn No links available. Resources Find an Expert. Penis disorders include Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early.
Penis Skin Problems
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Post a Comment. Men tend to react with horror to any sign of abnormality of the penile skin - a natural response, given that penis spots and lesions can sometimes indicate serious issues. Fortunately, many of the problems that affect the male equipment are fairly routine and can be easily handled with medications, while others require no treatment at all. The following list of common penile issues can help men to better understand the care that is needed to manage their penis health.