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Can I put polysporin on pearly papules

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology 19 years experience
Not Messed Up!: The cause of pearly penile papules (ppp) remains unknown. It is reported to occur in 8-48% of men. It is not related to having a circumcision. In fact... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Infection is high: On the list of things that cause what you are describing. I would have it examined by a physician soon.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: Throw away the polysporin. It is useless and often causes allergic reactions. Begin with a definition of whatever you have. The most reliable route to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
If your Piercing has: become infected, you want to take it out and see a doctor, hospital ED, or walk in clinic to have the infection treated. Allow the piercing to close ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Angiofibromas: Common harmless growths of collagen and tiny blood vessels.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaspreet Singh
Urology 18 years experience
Treatment: Pearly penile papules are benign. Unfortunately no effective topical cream/ointment treatment. There has been some success with laser treatment but is... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, ...: The available studies for the incidence of pearly penile papules are only few due to its harmless nature. Largely, these harmless papules of 1-3 mm al... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Normal variant: Pearly penile papules are a normal anatomical variant. They have no clinical significance and are found in up to 25% of men. They may actually be bene... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Normal variant: Pearly penile papules are a normal anatomical variant. They have no clinical significance and are found in up to 25% of men. They may actually be bene... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Nope, I won't!: :) This is CLEARLY not something you should attempt one your own at home.

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