A 20-year-old male asked:
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hello doc. i am a 20 year old guy. i have noticed a group of about 5 or so pimple like bumps on the base of my shaft & they hurt like pimples but don't itch. they've been there for almost a week and a half now and i'm not sure what it is. i believe it may

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: What u have described cannot be diagnosed without seeing a doctor. He will take a history and then look at it and make a decision. It may be nothing more than a bacterial infection of hair follicles around the shaft but shd be looked at and treated. Local application of antibiotic ointment like neosporin may help but may also delay diagnosis. Meanwhile keep the area clean ( soap & water) and dry.
Answered on Apr 17, 2016

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