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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
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Yes.: Overall incidence of 30%, higher in uncircumcised males.
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Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
8-40 % have them: Pearly penile papules are a common skin variation and are estimated to be present in roughly a quarter of adult males. They are not caused by sexual ... Read More
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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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Nope, I won't!: :) This is CLEARLY not something you should attempt one your own at home.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pearly penile papule: Children, both male and female can have build up of epithelial cells, oil and debris under the foreskin in male or between labia in females is smegma. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not easy or needed.: Doesn't need treatment. It is not a skin disorder- just a normal variation. There is no method of removing these that you won't later regret.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing : They are a variant of normal in 30% of men. So it's considered normal. Only way to get riid of them is with surgery - laser or conventional.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Penile Papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience Dermatology
Harmless bumps: These are a normal anatomic variation seen in younger, usually uncircumcised men. They appear as tiny pink or tan bumps along the corona (ridge) of th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Reassurance.: I think you can reassure your partner that the condition is completely common and benign. If, however, you have lesions of the penis they appear to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
No: That is a purely benign, non-infectious entity.

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