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first off: when i masturbate, sometimes i'm not fully erect, is this okay? will it have adverse affects on my reproductive parts? and second: the other day, *this may seem rather bizarre* i was in the shower, masturbating, doing what every teen does, i used bar soap *irish spring, if you want the details* as 'lubrication' and after i was done, i washed down my pelvic area and it stung when applied water. i obviously jerked my penis raw. i know how sensitive the penile skin is, so now ive got this sore on the left side of my penis, which, doesnt ooze, but there is very very minor discharge. is this sort of a puss-like substance? or is it like.. infected fluid coming out of me? also, will this broken skin scar up my penis? i hope it doesnt, but i would be glad if you could tell me. thank you.
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A penis can be erect at slightly varying levels of turgor (stiffness), so if it feels a little soft, that's okay, it'll stiffen up in a jiffy. now if it doesn't get stiff at all, then you might wanna discuss it with your doctor, but otherwise, you should be okay.

as for that raw patch on your penis, you're going to need to abstain from friction for the time being while it heals. may i recommend boxer shorts? the raw area needs to dry so that a scab can form and heal up. check it periodically to make sure it's not laking pus. If the fluid is clear and slightly yellowish, that's okay. that's just sinterstitial fluid. But if the discharge is thick, opaque greenish yellow or white, then it's pus and you're going to need so treat the infection.

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