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A 41-year-old member asked:

i have an ulcer on my penis that has been there for about a month now. what could it be?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Cancer or syphilis: Suggest you get it checked asap by a urologist. Hope it turns out to be something benign. But, it has to checked out and treated. Good luck.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Got an ulcer on my penis. Wth?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Not a good sign: An ulcer there is never a good sign, and could mean you have a very serious venereal disease. You should run, don't walk, to a clinic and be tested. Oh, and please wear a condom! good luck.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What can cause a small white ulcer on my penis?

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Here are some...: The features of how penile ulcers may develop, evolve, and resolve widely vary but can be suspected by detailed history and confirmed with inspection & timely testing, although penile ulcer may be related phimosis with infection, injury, herpes, syphilis(chancre), chancroid, skin cancer, etc. So, to sort things out correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

I have 2 small ulcers on the shaft of my penis about a centimetre apart. they are dark in the center with a white ring around them and red inflamed ?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Get examined. : Cannot advise online.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
This COULD be a sexually transmitted disease (if you have had unprotected sex) so BE SURE TO GET CHECKED!
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