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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Maybe: More likely this is a sebaceous cyst. These are not infected but can be removed if unsightly. Get checked out to be sure.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
None of the above: Skin tag, ingrown or even cysts are not common on the penis. If you are concerned please see a physician for a diagnosis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Since you have not had sex, you don't have any worry about STD causing the bump, so you don't have to be embarrassed to ask what could cause this. Are ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: this sound like a cyst- if red and hot- an abscess. Use topical OTC medication and check with your physician- don't pluck!
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience Integrative Medicine
Get it checked: This may be an infection. You should get it checked by your doctor to see if you need antibiotics. In the meantime you can apply warm compresses over ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pinching Skin: Stop pinching or irritating the skin. If the lesion persists please show your family doctor the next time you are in their office.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Sounds like it: If this is around a hair follicle it is called folliculitis. It will respond to drainage but may require an antibiotic to treat. If it worsens, see yo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Willen
Specializes in Gynecology
Probably benign: If it is outside of vagina is probably an inclusion cyst, May be related to shaving if that is part of your routine. If lump protrudes into vagina ma ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sounds like a cyst: The large ball under the skin is likely a cyst. They can arise from minor trauma to the skin or an ingrown hair. Drainage is usually temporary as th ... Read More
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