There are many potential causes of a swollen penis, but most cases are not a cause for concern. However, in rare cases, people may need immediate medical treatment. A swollen penis may make it difficult to urinate or have sex. The swelling may accompany other symptoms, such as redness, irritation, itching, or discharge. It is important to note these signs to determine the underlying cause. The penis consists of the following parts :.
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Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. Penis irritation may refer to itchiness pruritus , redness, swelling inflammation , tingling, pain, soreness, discomfort or other symptoms in, on or around the skin of your penis. Penis irritation may occur on the glans head of the penis, the foreskin, or elsewhere. Boys experience penis irritation as well as men.
Balanitis is irritation of the head of the penis. It is more common in men who have not been circumcised. The area under the foreskin that covers the head of the penis is often warm and moist.