A penile burning sensation will normally give a feeling of burning pain accompanied by redness, swelling or warmth. This sensation could also be accompanied by bloody urine, itching, pain, blisters, rash or swelling. Penile burning sensation is a very uncomfortable and painful feeling especially during urination and sexual activities and therefore, it is very important to get proper diagnosis from your doctor to ascertain the cause.
There are several reasons why you might be experiencing this burning sensation and these could be a few of them:
Penile Burning Sensation
All these can be a reason for penile burning sensation. Diseases that are transmitted sexually are also infections that can lead to the burning sensation. Sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes, syphilis, genital warts and gonorrhea are some of the more common ones.
In some cases, it can also be a sign of prostate stones symptoms. Read also about urinary tract infection, UTI home remedy and home remedies for genital herpes to find out more about how to deal with these painful conditions.
Men who have not been circumcised are very prone to an inflammation of the foreskin known as balanitis which is normally caused by improper hygiene, but can also be caused by irritants or an infection.
Other causes of the burning sensation are: allergies, dermatitis and diabetes.
Other symptoms that can accompany burning sensation are sore throat, cough, headache, flu like symptoms. If these symptoms occur while you are experiencing the burning sensation you should seek immediate medical attention as it could be something very serious.
You should also seek medical attention immediately if you experience painful erection, testicular pain, tenderness and redness around the area of the groin.
Most men find it embarrassing to get help with problems pertaining to their penile however it is in your best interest to seek medical attention if the pain and burning persist for several days.
Getting proper treatment for penile burning sensation can end your nightmare and give you a peace of mind to go about your daily activities. However depending of the source of this problem you should practice safe sex to protect yourself from contracting a sexually transmitted disease.