Aug 23, - It's hard work owning a pair of genitals: every day, it seems like there's some new health issue you should be concerned about. And when. Jul 25, - head of the penis. Symptoms of balanitis include swelling, redness, discharge, itchiness, and pain. Improper hygiene can contribute to skin irritation. Swelling of your penis tip can put pressure on your urethra. This can.