A 28-year-old male asked:
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what causes the small painless lumps on my penis head right by the edge? and when erect it is painful to pull the foreskin but when flaccid i can .

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Balanitis: This could be an skin infection, dermatologic condition or based on your previous history even an std start by an exam with your pcp or urologist to help figure out the cause tough to tell without seeing these lesions.
Answered on Jan 1, 2014
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Lumps: Pearly penile papules will appear as painless, harmless small bumps. See your dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment options
Answered on Jul 16, 2019
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Penile lumps: Genital warts are a possibility, unless they appeared very suddenly, but it would require visual inspection by a doctor to confirm.

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