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if a bump appeared with no symptoms of herpes on a penis shaft. is now just hard and very small. what could this be? it's barely visible

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Penile Bumps: The most common pain free bumps that occur on a penis are warts and sebaceous cysts.

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