A 29-year-old male asked:
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i noticed a pimple / wart on the side of my penis this morning. can anyone tell me what it is? picture: i.imgur.com/xe4fa9k.png

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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Penile lesion: That looks like an ingrown hair to me from the picture. I would use warm compresses to the area with some neosporin applied three times a day. If it is not gone in 3 days, u should seek medical advice.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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