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why are there little white bumps on the shaft of my penis

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Follicles/Glands: The bumps you are referring to are more than likely the hair follicles of the shaft. There may be prominent oil glands there as well. If these are s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
42 years experience Pediatric Urology
See below: Apply warm compresses and wash the area with soap and water. If that does not help, make sure you see your primary care doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sebaceous glands?: All guys have them; maybe you've just discovered them. Any concerns, ask your physician; if he/she can't answer, a urologist visit is in order.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Normal: Pearly papules otherwise called sebaceous cysts are not in any way stds. They are oil filled benign common cysts that guys get on occasion. Leave them ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: For ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: Rashes, dots, or spots are hard to describe and visualize in words. Sometimes penis shaft bumps are comedones or maybe bumpy hair follicles without ha ... Read More
A male 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andres R Villar
39 years experience Pediatrics
Probably....: Probably something that requires further history, exam and lab tests...Specially if you are sexually active!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked-photo: Impossible to diagnose without a phot; however, you must make sure that these bumps are not hpv ( genital wart ) related.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be HPV: While the bumps you notice could be simple hair follicles (look like goose bumps) if you've been sexually active they are probably genital warts cause ... Read More
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