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Sensitivity next to penis scar

I've had a small scar on my glans penis for five years from cryotherapy. The scar bothers me a lot less these days, but i've been having problems that the same area just next to the scar becomes sensitive or painful during sex / masturbation. It remains sensitive afterwards as well. I've felt sensitivity here a couple of times since getting the scar, but the last week was particularly bad. I've noticed that the area next to the scar is whiter than the rest of the glans. The skin texture here also feels a bit coarser and gives a burning sensation. No risk of stds since i've been celebate for months after ending my last relationship. I'm going to see a doctor about it, but in the meantime i'm starting to get a bit anxious - can the scar be damaging the surrounding tissue somehow? Admittedly, i also tend to touch and 'inspect' scar quite often - perhaps that can also cause sensitivity.
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