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Irritating Pain/Over-Sensitivity on Glans

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 20, 2008
  • 03:11 PM

Thank you for reading as this problem is affecting my day-to-day life and getting so depressing because it always there.

Basically, about three weeks ago, I woke up and felt this odd over-sensitivity on the right side of my glans (penis head) when causing friction on my boxers, thighs or pajamas. I let it go thinking it would just sort itself out for a few days because I had a two week trip abroad planned in the next few days. Well, I've come back from the trip now and the problem persists.

Some facts:

Virgin.

Don't masturbate excessively. I've tried not mastrubating for a week and the problem remained.

When I do masturbate, the area doesn't seem that over-sensitive anymore and it can be alright although i do feel it over-sensitive on the areas mentioned, the right side of the penis head and the right side of the corona.

As i said, the feeling is not pain, but intense discomfort when faced with evne the slightest of friction or touching of the areas and makes everyday stuff unbearable, such as jogging and even walking.

I have been to one doctor and he said he didn't know what it was and it should sort itself out. However, it's been liek this for a month and I can't find any info on anyone having something similar who has not performed intercourse.

any help is very appreciated. Thank you in advance

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  • Get a blood test for herpes 2 to rule that out; half of the guys get no rash, but get weird pain..or no symptoms at all..
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies Flag this Response
  • hi dude, I read your problem and for a moment I thought it was written for me. I have the same problem for the past one year and it started exactly the same way as yours. I have consulted over a dozen doctors and have tried over 2 dozen creams / oitments but of no use. However, I read couple of days back on the net (som dude like us wrote a remedy) and I started doing it which has given me some sort of relief. In warm water add salt and wash your glans twice a day. I hope it works for you and for me as well and we are 100% okay. To tell you the truth entire 2007 was bad for me due to this problem and I was on medication the whole year. You will not believe this but it's true that I am 24/7 thining of this problem as the unexpressive irritation has disturbed my daily life. The problem is doctors fail to understand this problem and they say there is nothing wrong with it. If you get better by any treatment please do let me know on dubaihunk2000@yahoo.com
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • Get a blood test for herpes 2 to rule that out; half of the guys get no rash, but get weird pain..or no symptoms at all.. woops...you wouldn't need it if you haven't had skin to skin contact...maybe you just picked up a germ/bacterial somewhere.
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  • i have the similer problem but since when i dont know may be since birth.. its not pain but feeling of extreme tenderness and senstiveness when touched with anything.. it allover the glan maximum at meatus and corona.. lubrication has little transient relief
    rahulxxxb 1 Replies
    • December 25, 2008
    • 07:12 PM
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  • have the same problemhave you tried wearing boxer briefs? my friends all wear boxers but i can't. boxer briefs offer a lot of relief from friction issues i think.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 14, 2009
    • 04:21 AM
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  • i have the similer problem but since when i dont know may be since birth.. its not pain but feeling of extreme tenderness and senstiveness when touched with anything.. it allover the glan maximum at meatus and corona.. lubrication has little transient reliefI have the exact same, exept i would describe it as pain. I have been to doctors, the female equivalent is called vulvodyni and is pretty well described. I can't find any info on the male version.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 19, 2009
    • 06:57 AM
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  • I have the exact same, exept i would describe it as pain. I have been to doctors, the female equivalent is called vulvodyni and is pretty well described. I can't find any info on the male version.Dear all,I have been having the same problem. Hypersensitivity of the penis glans. I went to 10 general practitioners, dermatologists and urologists in three countries (Argentina, United States and Australia) in the last three months. I was given 15 different creams and lotions for the penis, including anesthetic spray. Nothing worked.Finally in Australia I saw a dermatologist (who studied in South Africa) who said: your problem is not on the glans but it affects its nerve terminals, the pain is a referred pain and is called Penile Dysesthesia (disestesia in Spanish), similar to vulvodynia (in women) or scrotodynia, and he gave me a low dose tablet of Amitriptyline (10ml). The effect was almost instantanous and after three weeks is helping me extraordinarily.Dysesthesia is an exacerbation of the nerve impulses and the pain is so strong that people spend 24/7 only thinking about how to get rid of it, it leads to resignation and depression. This is what Wikipedia says: The patient often cannot endure the touch of clothing. His or her entire life becomes an exercise in avoiding evoked pain. It causes difficulty in obtaining rest because bed-clothing contacts the skin. It drives the patient to a hysterical search for relief of the pain, which ends in some degree of resignation and frequent depression. Patients indicate that it has robbed them of their identity, since their values and mental priorities are so consumed by its avoidance.Hope this was helpfulRegards from Jorge in Sydney.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • I have the exact same, exept i would describe it as pain. I have been to doctors, the female equivalent is called vulvodyni and is pretty well described. I can't find any info on the male version.I am 16 and have a similar problem. I am uncircumcised and whenever my foreskin is back if the head of my penis touches anything I feel intense pain. I have also never been able to successfully masturbate.
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  • Hey Everybody...I have this in combination issue in combination with lower back pain, an irritated penis tip and some phantom aches and pains surrounding the penis. It is best to get this taken care of before it gets more painful... like mine. The condition you describe sounds like chronic pelvic pain syndrome. the muscular floor in your pelvis constricts as a result of stress and anxiety and can lead to the glans pain and the symptoms i describe. Get to the bottom of it before it really becomes chronic and very uncomfortable like mine....cheersdresden
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  • Thank you for reading as this problem is affecting my day-to-day life and getting so depressing because it always there.Basically, about three weeks ago, I woke up and felt this odd over-sensitivity on the right side of my glans (penis head) when causing friction on my boxers, thighs or pajamas. I let it go thinking it would just sort itself out for a few days because I had a two week trip abroad planned in the next few days. Well, I've come back from the trip now and the problem persists.Some facts:Virgin.Don't masturbate excessively. I've tried not mastrubating for a week and the problem remained.When I do masturbate, the area doesn't seem that over-sensitive anymore and it can be alright although i do feel it over-sensitive on the areas mentioned, the right side of the penis head and the right side of the corona.As i said, the feeling is not pain, but intense discomfort when faced with evne the slightest of friction or touching of the areas and makes everyday stuff unbearable, such as jogging and even walking. I have been to one doctor and he said he didn't know what it was and it should sort itself out. However, it's been liek this for a month and I can't find any info on anyone having something similar who has not performed intercourse.any help is very appreciated. Thank you in advanceHi, I've read your symptoms and it seems to be the EXACT same as my problem except that it is on my LEFT side of the glans. I got it randomly when I woke up and I felt that the left side of my glans was unusually sensitive. I would describe it as a light pinch whenever there is friction against anything. Also, when I have an erection, I feel as if the sensitivity is not that sensitive anymore. It has just happened to me a couple of days ago and I'm trying to figure out what is wrong. Its been over two years since you posted your symptoms and I'm wondering if you have gotten better and if so, how?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 19, 2010
    • 01:37 AM
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  • Hi, I've read your symptoms and it seems to be the EXACT same as my problem except that it is on my LEFT side of the glans. I got it randomly when I woke up and I felt that the left side of my glans was unusually sensitive. I would describe it as a light pinch whenever there is friction against anything. Also, when I have an erection, I feel as if the sensitivity is not that sensitive anymore. It has just happened to me a couple of days ago and I'm trying to figure out what is wrong. Its been over two years since you posted your symptoms and I'm wondering if you have gotten better and if so, how?I have exact pain/irritation you guys describe. Ive only had it for a week, but have had a fungal infection down there a month or two ago and hoping that canisten will resolve it this time. Its not looking so good seeing as some of you have had it for ages, hopefully my doc can sus it out.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 22, 2011
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  • Hi, I've read your symptoms and it seems to be the EXACT same as my problem except that it is on my LEFT side of the glans. I got it randomly when I woke up and I felt that the left side of my glans was unusually sensitive. I would describe it as a light pinch whenever there is friction against anything. Also, when I have an erection, I feel as if the sensitivity is not that sensitive anymore. It has just happened to me a couple of days ago and I'm trying to figure out what is wrong. Its been over two years since you posted your symptoms and I'm wondering if you have gotten better and if so, how?I also have the exact same thing happening on the left side. I have had it for the last couple of months, some days are better than others. I have tried the salt water thing starting last night and it helps, but does not completely resolve it.Has anyone figured any solutions out?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • I have the same exact problem!!! How can i reach you by email? What'd you do ?!thank you for reading as this problem is affecting my day-to-day life and getting so depressing because it always there.Basically, about three weeks ago, i woke up and felt this odd over-sensitivity on the right side of my glans (***** head) when causing friction on my boxers, thighs or pajamas. I let it go thinking it would just sort itself out for a few days because i had a two week trip abroad planned in the next few days. Well, i've come back from the trip now and the problem persists.Some facts:Virgin.Don't masturbate excessively. I've tried not mastrubating for a week and the problem remained.When i do masturbate, the area doesn't seem that over-sensitive anymore and it can be alright although i do feel it over-sensitive on the areas mentioned, the right side of the ***** head and the right side of the corona.As i said, the feeling is not pain, but intense discomfort when faced with evne the slightest of friction or touching of the areas and makes everyday stuff unbearable, such as jogging and even walking. I have been to one doctor and he said he didn't know what it was and it should sort itself out. However, it's been liek this for a month and i can't find any info on anyone having something similar who has not performed intercourse.Any help is very appreciated. Thank you in advance
    StevenBangha 4 Replies
    • September 27, 2011
    • 08:01 PM
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  • Hi, I've read your symptoms and it seems to be the EXACT same as my problem except that it is on my LEFT side of the glans. I got it randomly when I woke up and I felt that the left side of my glans was unusually sensitive. I would describe it as a light pinch whenever there is friction against anything. Also, when I have an erection, I feel as if the sensitivity is not that sensitive anymore. It has just happened to me a couple of days ago and I'm trying to figure out what is wrong. Its been over two years since you posted your symptoms and I'm wondering if you have gotten better and if so, how? What's going on? Did you find a solution?
    StevenBangha 4 Replies
    • October 5, 2011
    • 00:51 PM
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  • This same thing just started happening to me last week. I had just received a *******b the prior evening and don't remember any trauma to my ***** as a result. The next day, I started having this weird sensation when the glans rubbed against my underwear. I have no bruising or sores, no penile discharge or any signs of an STD. I notice it less when masturbating. Any ideas on how to get rid of this??
    Liam67 1 Replies Flag this Response
  • This is a huge problem. Everyones symptoms seem to be the same. Ive been to many doctors. Many top doctors and noone knows what it is. Its been 2 years. Ive been on all kinds of creams and medications. Nothing..its most likely nerve damage
    StevenBangha 4 Replies Flag this Response
  • This is a huge problem. Everyones symptoms seem to be the same. Ive been to many doctors. Many top doctors and noone knows what it is. Its been 2 years. Ive been on all kinds of creams and medications. Nothing..its most likely nerve damageI too suffer from this and have done for several years, I have never found similar cases before and it's a relief to find others who have the same problem.I would mainly describe it as a burning sensation made worse by the slightest friction such as walking, walking always seems to make it worse.The last urologist I saw said that my skin was just very sensitive and to try a range of antihistamines which are often prescribed for skin allergies but I didn't notice much difference, she also prescribed an anaesthetic ointment to help retrain the nerve endings after a bout of jock itch but my doctor who specialises in STDs and UTIs didn't seem impressed with that idea.Some days are worse than others but it is always present to some degree.I hope someone finds something that helps and posts it here because as others have found it gets quite depressing.
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  • I too suffer from this and have done for several years, I have never found similar cases before and it's a relief to find others who have the same problem.I would mainly describe it as a burning sensation made worse by the slightest friction such as walking, walking always seems to make it worse.The last urologist I saw said that my skin was just very sensitive and to try a range of antihistamines which are often prescribed for skin allergies but I didn't notice much difference, she also prescribed an anaesthetic ointment to help retrain the nerve endings after a bout of jock itch but my doctor who specialises in STDs and UTIs didn't seem impressed with that idea.Some days are worse than others but it is always present to some degree.I hope someone finds something that helps and posts it here because as others have found it gets quite depressing. It is a nerve problem. I have finally seen a urologist that know what he is doing. I had a few nerve blocks in the area. It shut down the pain but also shut down my *****. It comes right back though. No creams or pills will help you. As far as a cure. There are none. Just have to. Wait and see what happens.
    StevenBangha 4 Replies Flag this Response
  • Same problem here, am trying a steroid cream (betamethasone 0.05) for two weeks to see if it helps...
    hj6786 2 Replies
    • August 16, 2012
    • 07:43 AM
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  • Hi everyone,Same problem here, all over glans. It started after a trauma to the *****.Have tried creams, including topical steroids, but no significant improvement. Also tried treatment for prostate problems which has helped, but I think that might be an unrelated issue.The practical day-to-day problem is that whenever my glans rubs against anything I get an awful uncomfortable sensation, so my entire life seems to revolve around preventing this discomfort. I feel like I have been consumed by this whole thing.Has anyone found anything that helps?I am seriously considering having a split skin graft, a treatment normally for penile cancer patients, which involves removing the skin from the glans and replacing it with skin from the leg.Please post any updates or advice on how to manage this problem.
    hj6786 2 Replies
    • February 8, 2013
    • 11:24 AM
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