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was my circ messed up for me to get pearly papules

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
19 years experience Dermatology
Not Messed Up!: The cause of pearly penile papules (ppp) remains unknown. It is reported to occur in 8-48% of men. It is not related to having a circumcision. In fact ... Read More
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A 34-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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
31 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
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pearly penile papules are typically seen in postpubertal men.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: Penile pearly papules are anatomic variations that can occur before the age of 18. It can occur earlier or even later depending on your body.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Penile papules: Pearly penile papules are more popular in uncircumcised men, ages 13-30, and often go away with age. These bumps cannot be spread by sexual contact, a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Laser: You may want to see a dermatologist for consultation. They may offer you the option of using a laser to remove the papules.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sejal Shah
16 years experience Dermatology
Ablative treatment: Pearly penile papules usually require an ablative therapy to destroy the lesions. Cryotherapy, electrodessication, surgical excision, and carbon diox ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Unnecessary but...: If insisting their removal for no practical benefit but mental soothing, go to see urologist for proper counseling of the balance of medical necessity ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Penis: If you are talking about the small glands around the head of your penis, don't.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
For your TEETH: Toothpaste is formulated to be abrasive and manufactured to be used in your mouth, on your teeth. Advice is not not use on any other parts of your bod ... Read More
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