Concord, NH
A 23-year-old female asked about a 22-year-old male:

Woke up with a red swollen pimple like lump on base of penis, tried to pop it and now its purple and bigger. pimple or something else?

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Dr. Harvey Samowitz
Specializes in Urology
Penile Lesion: Never try to 'pop' a lesion on the genitals. You have a significant risk of pushing the infection deeper into the tissues and spreading the infection. You will need to have this seen by a health provider. It cannot be managed without being seen directly.
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