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08 Nov 2006

black heads on penis
Dear doc

Gan you give me advise how to get rid of black haeds and "son pysietjies" in my penis???
I sleep without underwear just in a boxer, when i finished showering I make sure it is very dry down there ens.
I just want a nice loking penis whithout warrying wat my girlfriend wil say some time.

Please help!!!

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Pieter
You are probably going through a period where your are having relatively high testosterone levels with increased sebum(oil) production in your skin. The oil becomes black when coming into contact with oxygen. Treat this just as you would treat blackheads on your face - wash with a facial cleaning soap, and use with care some oxy 5 % gel on the areas most affected. If you get irritation or rash - rather only stay with the cleaning. It will get better with time.
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