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Top three reasons to consider testing yourself for an STI

 

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

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Dick Smells

Having penis odor sometimes is normal. However, if the smell changes or grows more intense over time, it can indicate some underlying health issues. Most conditions that cause dick smells are harmless and can be treated easily with medication. 

For instance, Smegma is a condition that causes uncircumcised males to have a cell buildup on the foreskin due to poor hygiene. It isn’t a severe problem, but leaving Smegma untreated can cause other infections. You can improve the appearance of symptoms by washing your genitals regularly and keeping them clean and dry. But you might need to see a doctor if you see other symptoms like redness, irritation, and swelling.

Let’s take a look at some other non-STD and STD conditions that can be the reason why dick smells.

Yeast infection– Also known as thrush, yeast infections occur when there is an overgrowth of fungus on the penis. It can result in a moldy smell and cause the penis to appear shiny, extremely moist, and feel itchy. Yeast infection can spread without sex, so it would be best to stay away from sex when the symptoms are active.

UTI- Bacterial infection of the urinary tract can sometimes be the reason why dick smells. Sexual activity, diabetes, kidney stones, urinary retention, and swollen prostate can use UTIs and cause the penis to smell foul. OTC medications can alleviate pain and discomfort associated with UTIs, but it would be best to see a doctor and treat the condition.

If your dick smells, it could also be because of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). 

Gonorrhea: You can get gonorrhea by having sexual contact (vaginal, anal, and oral) with a person infected by it. While gonorrhea typically does not show symptoms, you can notice penile discharge, painful defecation, burning sensation during urination, and itchy genitals. 

Chlamydia: another STD that can be the reason for a smelly dick is Chlamydia. The symptoms associated with this infection are similar to gonorrhea. Leaving the symptoms untreated can cause serious problems. 

So why does penis smell? There are many causes that make the penis smell. You can treat some of these causes at home through good hygiene practices and OTC medicines. However, some conditions that cause smelly dick, especially STDs, need to be checked. 

If you think you have any of the infections mentioned above, we suggest visiting an STD testing center or a doctor to get treatment as soon as possible. Do not hesitate to get yourself an STD test as it would only help the situation.

Top three reasons to consider testing yourself for an STI

 

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

GET TESTED NOW
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Same day testing
Results in 1-2 days
Doctor consultations available
Fast lab visits
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Mall-in-kits at home
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