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i just wanted to find out why the color of my penis and testicles is darker than the rest of my body. I do not know if it matters, but i am of Asian descent. Also my penis itself has two shades. the half of my shaft close to my body is lighter while the other half going all the way to the head is darker


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replied March 21st, 2011
Sexual Health - Men Answer A21095
Hello.

What you have described here is normal. The skin of the genital area can have more of the Melanin pigment, which darkens the skin color. There are physiological reasons behind this. Also, having two shades of color on the penis is normal. Avoid getting too anxious due to this issue.

Hope this helps.

Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD


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