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i have a l ot of little white bumps on the rim and shaft of my penis what is that

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Follicles/Glands: The bumps you are referring to are more than likely the hair follicles of the shaft. There may be prominent oil glands there as well. If these are s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
42 years experience Pediatric Urology
See below: Apply warm compresses and wash the area with soap and water. If that does not help, make sure you see your primary care doctor.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sebaceous glands?: All guys have them; maybe you've just discovered them. Any concerns, ask your physician; if he/she can't answer, a urologist visit is in order.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Normal: Pearly papules otherwise called sebaceous cysts are not in any way stds. They are oil filled benign common cysts that guys get on occasion. Leave them ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: For ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andres R Villar
39 years experience Pediatrics
Probably....: Probably something that requires further history, exam and lab tests...Specially if you are sexually active!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
White bumps on Penis: Hi without seeing these lesions i would guess that they very easily could be warts. Or, they could be small hair follicle cysts known as sebaceous c ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: Rashes, dots, or spots are hard to describe and visualize in words. Sometimes penis shaft bumps are comedones or maybe bumpy hair follicles without ha ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Most likely, what you described are some hyperactive sebaceous glands, which are inborn and related with hair-follicles, & require no treatment. I ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum virus causes a benign viral infection that is largely (if not exclusively) a disease of humans. Molluscum contagiosum virus caus ... Read More
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