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can I put polysporin on pearly papules

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
17 years experience in Pediatrics
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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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
So..schedule a visit: On this site we answer general medical questions when a problem is described in detail. It is not a chat nor does it allow us to see photos or other u ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience in Orthodontics
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
Angiofibromas: Common harmless growths of collagen and tiny blood vessels.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Pearly papules: They can be either.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaspreet Singh
17 years experience in Urology
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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