Meatitis on penis. What could it be?

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The very tip of my penis (the meatus) has been red and inflammed for 2-3 weeks.  I am not experiencing any other symptoms.  There aren't any lesions, it doesn't burn when I urinate, it doesn't itch, there isn't any pain anywhere.  I am not experiencing any other symtoms common with stds.  If it is a STD what could it be?  The only contact I've had was with a man 8 weeks ago.  I only licked the shaft of his penis while holding my hand over the head and licked the scrotum.  If this is a STD what could I have caught from this exposure that would cause the meatitis?  Has anybody else experienced this or have any knowledge of meatitis and its causes?

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    Could be a yeast infection.
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    Hi, it could be anything. During your encounter 8 weeks ago, did anyone give you oral. If so it could possibly be a bacterial infection from their throat. If not it could simply be a irritation from a new soap or detergent, or possibly a natural change of your skin - and you are noticing it moreso after your encounter. It's always a good idea to visit your GP or a clinic to get the facts and put your concerns to rest.


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      Hi, if that is the only sexual contact you have ever had, your risk, for this, to be an STI is very low.

      Try to remember any new changes in diet, or soaps that you use to clean your cloths or body.. If there has been a recent change, then try changing back to soaps and/or detergents that did not irritate you and always rinse cloths and body well - and remeber, don't clean so hard that you cause more irritation. Also pay attention to ingesting any new vitamines, energy drinks, spicy foods, etc.. it could also be a cause. If it is an Irritation, it may clear up in a few days after you find and change the culprit.  If it persists, definitel see your GP and don't be imbarrassed, it's what the GP is for and how they pay their bills, lol.. Another possibility is, it may be a characteristic of the design of your skin in that area - as we age our bodies sometime change - and you only noticed it because of your concern after the contact. If you can, follow up with what you find to be the answer.  Good Luck

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