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Unattractive Penis Skin May Be Lichen Sclerosis

Posted by John Dugan on Thursday, October 11, 2018, In : Men's Health 

Skin care is something that is identified with women, but which is important for men as well. And, of course, that need for care extends to penis skin as well. Unattractive penis skin can mar an otherwise-appealing member, causing potential partners to check out. It can also indicate possible hygienic or penis health issues which may need tending to. For example, sometimes penis skin problems may result from a condition known as lichen sclerosis.

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Itchy Penis? Meet Lichen Planus

Posted by John Dugan on Monday, May 7, 2018, In : Men's Health 

Sweat. Ill-fitting underwear. Jock itch. Scabies. These are just a few of the potential causes of an itchy penis. The occasional need to scratch the penis is nothing to be concerned about; occasionally, an itch just happens. But when a guy has a persistently itchy penis, it can lead to substantial embarrassment. And when the cause of the itchy penis is a visible documentation of a penis health issue, it’s even worse. So in the interest of making readers more aware of potential penis itch c...


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Penis Bumps Caused by Lichen Nitidus

Posted by John Dugan on Monday, September 11, 2017, In : Men's Health 

There are numerous things that can account for the presence of penis bumps. Some of them can raise serious questions about sexual and penis health, but others are relatively benign and not a significant cause for alarm. They may lead to some itchiness or minor irritation, but benign penis bumps are usually more of a visual nuisance: A man wants to be able to proudly display his manhood, and the bumps may mar an otherwise spectacular penis. This can be the case when lichen nitidus is the reas...


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When Penis Rash Comes from Pityriasis Lichenoides

Posted by John Dugan on Friday, July 7, 2017, In : Men's Health 

Just as a man may be worried about how an exposed skin rash can make his face or arms look (and about what message such a rash may send to a potential sexual partner), so is he concerned when a penis rash rears its ugly head. Often the penis rash is due to penis health issues, sometimes including the ghastly presence of an STI. But in other cases the rash is simply a dermatological issue, a skin rash that just happens to appear on the penis. That can be the case with pityriasis lichenoides, ...


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Rare Penis Rash: Meet Lichen Nitidus

Posted by John Dugan on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, In : Men's Health 

Penis rash is a common occurrence among men, and the possible causes are many - jock itch, dermatitis, allergic reaction, balanitis, psoriasis, STIs, and more. Guys interested in maintaining good penis health want to recognize and treat causes of penis rash, which is laudable. For the man who wants full penis care knowledge, the following is information on lichen nitidus, a fortunately rare cause of penis rash.

About lichen nitidus

Lichen nitidus can cause a penis rash, but its effects ...


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Worrisome Penis Bumps Might Be Lichen Planus

Posted by John Dugan on Friday, February 17, 2017, In : Men's Health 

Proper attention to good penis health requires frequent checking for possible signs or aberrations, including the sudden appearance of penis bumps. Many men find the presence of penis bumps worrisome, fretting that they may indicate the presence of an STI. Often, however, the bumps have less serious causes, one of which could be lichen planus.

What is lichen planus?

Lichen planus is an inflammatory condition that can occur on the skin or in the mouth. When on the skin, as with the penis...


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Itchy Penis: Is It Lichen Sclerosus?

Posted by John Dugan on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, In : Men's Health 

Most men experience an itchy penis on occasion, and most of the time there's nothing to it; a simple scratch or two and the transient itch goes away. Sometimes, however, there can be underlying causes to the itchy penis which make the problem linger; one of these causes is lichen sclerosus, a dermatological issue. Identifying and getting treatment for lichen sclerosus help to alleviate itching along with other symptoms and are components of proper penis care.

What is it?

As mentioned, l...


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Itchy Penis – Could It Be Caused by Lichen Sclerosis?

Posted by John Dugan on Saturday, August 16, 2014, In : Men's Health 

Now that the internet is so much a part of people's lives, men find it much easier to locate information on what may be causing a sore or itchy penis or other possible penis health issues. With this resource at his fingertips, a man can find a wealth of information on why his penis is dry or what steps he can take if he notices red spots adorning his member. However, there are some organ issues for which it may be more difficult to locate information: for example, lichen sclerosis.

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