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i have a swollen painful red lump on my penis wondering what this could be

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Infection, syphilis: Infections or inflammatory conditions of the penis can present in several ways. Antibiotics and topical creams are usually helpful. However, other cau ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harvey Samowitz
Specializes in Urology
Penile Lesion: Never try to 'pop' a lesion on the genitals. You have a significant risk of pushing the infection deeper into the tissues and spreading the infection. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get seen: Your spouse needs to be seen and checked for infection. This could be normal but i suspect not. Call the doctor in the morning, sooner if signs of f ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Umblical hernia.: See your doctor . You need repair of the hernia so the bowel does not get stuck inside the hernia.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
PENIS PROBLEMS: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? IT COULD BE IRRITATION FROM SEXUAL STIMULATION, FROM ANY IRRITATION CAUSED BY MASTURBATION, FROM CONDOMS, FROM TOO TI ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Probably just...: From what you described, it's probably just a small sebaceous cyst with superimposed infection, which is just like an infected pimple. If recurring ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: This is normal appearing penis after circumcision procedure . The reddish swollen bump will go away in4-5 days and the head of penis will be normal .
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Can you see a DR?: You may have herpes or other sexually transmitted infection. Possibly balanitis. Best get professional care.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Immediate exam: Your child should be examined as soon as possible. There are many possible causes of this lump including infections, benign tumors and cancer. The soo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Infection.: YOu need to see the doc tonight or tomorrow. Have you had your penis somewhere you should not have? The other question is have you been circumcised? T ... Read More

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