A 17-year-old member asked:
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so i have pearly penile papules and i read online to apply triple biotic ointment. so i did and the bumps have gotten smaller that were around the head but new lathers bumps have appeared around the shaft. i am not circumcised and have never participated

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Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Penile papules : So probably normal but without seeing them it would be hard to help you further.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Pearly penile papule: These are probably normal variant but you could be checked as part of your next exam to rule out warts which would be unusual in that location.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
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GET IT CHECKED: It probabely is not a wart but if you are concerned have it checked.
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Maybe nothing: sometimes people develop slightly yellow very small bumps across penis called Ectopic (out of place) Sebaceous Glands.

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