What’s Going On Down There? Recognizing Penis Problems
Purple penis: Why the penis changes color and what to do
Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes spots or patches of skin to lose melanin. Melanin helps to give your skin and hair color, so when these areas lose it, they become very light in color. Vitiligo can occur anywhere on your body, including your penis. It often first appears on the face, back of the hand, and neck. Read on to learn more about vitiligo on your penis, including what causes it and available treatment options. The main symptoms of vitiligo are patches of depigmented skin.
My penis is half brown, half white
Sign up or log in to share. You're perfectly normal. The two colors have to do with your circumcision. The light brown skin down the shaft is the outer skin of the penis. There, where the color changes is the "scar"-line, where your foreskin was cut off and it is the place, where the inner and outer skin were attached to each other.
Noticed any new, concerning symptoms involving your penis? They could be a sign of many things, from a harmless skin condition to a sexually transmitted infection STI that needs treatment. Balanitis happens when the head of your penis becomes irritated and inflamed. Yes, males can get yeast infections too. It tends to start as a red rash, but you may also notice white, shiny patches on the skin of your penis.