Why is there sticky stuff on my penis?

Why is there sticky stuff on my penis?

Smegma. If you do not wash your penis every day, a cheesy-looking substance called smegma can build up. Smegma is a natural lubricant that keeps the penis moist. It’s found on the head of the penis and under the foreskin.

What does clear sticky discharge mean in men?

You may see a clear or white discharge from the tip of the penis. This is usually a normal secretion from the urethra. Both gonorrhea and chlamydia are often completely cured with proper treatment. Men who have been treated for urethritis caused by gonorrhea sometimes develop another form of urethritis later on.

How do you treat male discharge?

Treatment will depend on what’s causing the penile discharge.

  1. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics.
  2. Fungal infections, such as those that result from yeast, are combated with antifungals.
  3. Allergic irritation can be calmed with steroids.

What STD causes lots of discharge?

Infections such as trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, and Chlamydia (all STDs); and yeast infection can all cause vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge can be associated with other symptoms such as burning or itching.

Is it normal for a man to have a penile discharge?

Normal penile discharges are pre-ejaculate and ejaculate, which occur with sexual arousal and sexual activity. Smegma, which is often seen in uncircumcised men who have the foreskin of their penis intact, is also a normal occurrence.

What are the symptoms of penile discharge in the morning?

The discharge can vary in amount from scanty to profuse and in colour from clear to yellow or green. The timing can vary from loss in the morning only to throughout the day.

How is penile discharge or urethritis diagnosed?

How is penile discharge diagnosed? Penile discharge or urethritis is diagnosed by finding white blood cells (neutrophils or pus cells) on a urethral swab or ‘first catch’ urine sample (ie urine taken from when you first begin to pass water). The infecting organism might be identified from these samples.

How long does it take for urethra discharge to clear up?

Without treatment, symptoms of urethritis (inflammation of the urethra) and purulent (pus-containing) discharge peak within two weeks. Symptoms: discharge occurs in 95 per cent of men and is purulent in 75 per cent, white or cloudy in 10 per cent and clear in 5 per cent.