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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis : Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles. Each hair on your body grows out of a tiny pouch called a follicle. You can have folliculitis on a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Herpes are not pimples. They are a cluster of blisters and are very painful.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes?: The pimple sounds like the inflammation around an ingrown hair which should resolve with warm to hot soaks frequently. Blisters on the penis usually ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
37 years experience Dermatology
Difficult problem: See a health professional.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
May be herpes: If they are somewhat painful, they may be herpes. BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) 2,000 mg per day (available on line or in a health food store). You ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatitis: There are multiple thousands of hair follicles on ones head. One for each hair. Occasionally these follicles get infected with bacteria and will for ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Mini-sebaceous cyst: Or epidermoid or smegma inclusion cyst.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist because you may need blood test and or biopsy to find out what is going on.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor to get it diagnosed. It could be an infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The only way to have: An accurate diagnosis is through medical evaluation.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Most likely, those pimple-like bumps represent the common occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles. Of course, it is still hard to ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Rash: It sounds like you are being exposed to something you are allergic to. Try to find out the trigger. In the meantime, avoid popping them and apply Bena ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Molluscum?: This is suspicious for molluscum contagiosum, a minor viral infection. "Jock itch" appearance doesn't fit well, but "fleshy bumps" is suspicious, espe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval.Hubpages.Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for m ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Infected gland: Probably one of the little glands has gotten infected and produced a little abscess. Put some warm compresses on it. If you get a fever, or the pain g ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O FOLLICULITIS : Your symptoms sound like folliculitis=inflammation of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be: Pimples, do you shave? It could be folliculitis, that's all that's coming to mind. Tender? Did it just pop up? Are they firm and hard? Are they raise ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not herpes: Herpes doesn't cause things like this. Herpes lesions are superficial -- blisters, pimples, and sores that are sort of like "on" the skin. Boils, typi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Weiss
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Pearly pink papules: A symmetrical ring of of ting bumps around penis just under outer edge of glans penis are perfectly normal. Tend to be more prominent on an uncircumci ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sometimes: Hives may take form of lumps (like after insect bite) or small pimple-like bumps. Hive often itches, whereas actual pimples do not usually feature th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous(oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without ... Read More

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