Any sort of marks, spots, sores and crusts on the pubic area can cause alarm for anyone. While any sort of frequent friction can cause inflammation and scarring, scabs may be a sign of a more serious problem. A scab is only likely to develop after the healing of an open wound. So if you had no lesion on your penis before, then it is possible that it is not a scab.
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Wounds need to be treated as soon as possible, even if they don't seem serious. This is so that you can prevent them from getting worse as open wounds can lead to infection. Of course serious injuries will need more attention, but the location of the wound is also a significant factor. If you have a cut on your hand, then it will be at more risk than your shoulder since this part of the body is used more.
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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Rubbing very hard on your penis — whether during sex or masturbation — can create enough heat to burn and scrape off skin. This is called a friction burn.
Any sort of rash, bumps or spots on the male genital area is a sign of infection in most cases. Bumps and rashes can be accompanied by itching and general discomfort. Your skin may become scaly, bumpy, itchy, or otherwise irritated. Some rash bumps are burning and can be very itchy.