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Your Mild Penis Pain May Also be Known as:
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Top 7 Mild Penis Pain Causes

  1. 1.Urethritis

    Urethritis is an inflammation of the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine away from the bladder.

    You should visit your physician for an examination. It is likely antibiotics will be used for treatment.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    painful urination, penis pain, fluid leaking, pink/blood-tinged urine, cloudy urine
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Urinary Tract Infection

    Urinary tract infections are bacterial infections of the tube that takes urine from the kidney all the way out of the body.

    You should go to your primary care physician in the next 24 hours to be treated. UTIs are treated with antibiotics. However, diagnosing why you has a UTI will be very important to making sure it doesn't happen again.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    fever, urinary changes, penis pain, sudden urgency to urinate, painful urination
    Symptoms that always occur with urinary tract infection:
    hidden: urinary changes: atrophy or inflammation
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  3. 3.Hives

    Urticaria are itchy, temporary rashes that rarely become swollen. It is often referred to as "hives."

    You can safely treat this condition on your own as long as you does not develop trouble breathing. Any antihistamine (like Zyrtec, Clarinex, etc) works.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    red or pink, rough patch of skin, itchy rash, curved rash, insect bite or sting, hives, red swollen bumps or patches with a pale center
    Symptoms that always occur with hives:
    red or pink, rough patch of skin
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  4. 4.Acute Prostatitis

    Acute prostatitis is quickly developing swelling and irritation of the prostate gland. The prostate gland sits under the bladder, near the rectum (end of the large intestine), and it makes the fluid that carries sperm.

    You should seek immediate medical care at an urgent care clinic or ER. Treatment for prostatitis may involve treatment with antibiotics for an underlying infection and could involve a procedure to drain an abscess.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    penis pain, fever, urinary changes, painful urination, chills
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  5. 5.Pityriasis Rosea

    Pityriasis rosea is a common skin condition with no known cause. It is not contagious and does not usually lead to any dangerous complications. It most often appears as a larger "mother" patch which comes first, surrounded by smaller "daughter" patches which appear soon after.

    If the rash itches, an antihistamine such as Benadryl can help relieve symptoms. Otherwise, Pityriasis rosea does not require any treatment.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    rash, itchy rash, curved rash, rough patch with red spots around it
    Symptoms that always occur with pityriasis rosea:
    rash
    Symptoms that never occur with pityriasis rosea:
    blue-colored skin changes, black-colored skin changes, brown-colored skin changes
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  6. 6.Acute Prostatitis

    Acute prostatitis is quickly developing swelling and irritation of the prostate gland. The prostate gland sits under the bladder, near the rectum (end of the large intestine), and it makes the fluid that carries sperm.

    You should seek immediate medical care at an urgent care clinic or ER. Treatment for prostatitis may involve treatment with antibiotics for an underlying infection and could involve a procedure to drain an abscess.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    penis pain, fever, urinary changes, painful urination, chills
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  7. 7.Penis Fracture

    A penile fracture, also known as broken penis, occurs when there is traumatic injury to the penis.

    You should go to the emergency room as a penile fracture is a urologic emergency and often requires surgical treatment.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    penis pain, penis injury, swollen penis, penis bruise
    Symptoms that always occur with penis fracture:
    penis pain, penis injury
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Mild Penis Pain

  • Q.Is your penis pain constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Are you currently sexually active?
  • Q.Do you notice anything going on with your penis?

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Mild Penis Pain Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced mild penis pain have also experienced:

    • 13% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 6% Fluid Leaking
    • 5% Penile Skin Changes
  • People who have experienced mild penis pain had symptoms persist for:

    • 88% Less Than a Day
    • 5% Less Than a Week
    • 3% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced mild penis pain were most often matched with:

    • 28% Urethritis
    • 25% Urinary Tract Infection
    • 2% Hives

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