I wonder if anyone can help here? For the last six weeks or so I have had a burning sensation at the head of my penis - at the end of the urethra. I have been to the doctors and had tests for infections which were negative, and for chlamydia and gonorrhoea (not that I think there is any chance of an STD) which were also negative. It is made a little better by drinking a lot, and rather worse by sex, including masturbation. It doesn't hurt to urinate particularly.
The symptoms you have appear to be due to balanitis (inflammation of the glans penis).
Since all the tests for infections have been negative, you need not worry about them.
Avoid intercourse and masturbation for a few days. The pain and inflammation can be reduced by medications like advil or motrin. The dryness and redness can be reduced by application of K Y jelly or 1 % hydrocortisone cream.
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