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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to remove my pearly penile papules?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Nope, I won't!: :) This is CLEARLY not something you should attempt one your own at home.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

How much will it cost to remove pearly penile papules?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Normal variant: Pearly penile papules are a normal anatomical variant. They have no clinical significance and are found in up to 25% of men. They may actually be beneficial, as some men with ppp report enhanced sexual pleasure with stimulation of the papules.
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A 19-year-old male asked:

Are pearly penile papules common ?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, ...: The available studies for the incidence of pearly penile papules are only few due to its harmless nature. Largely, these harmless papules of 1-3 mm along the corona of glans penis occur in some 20% of men.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
How can I cure pearly penile papules (ppp) at home easily?
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not easy or needed.: Doesn't need treatment. It is not a skin disorder- just a normal variation. There is no method of removing these that you won't later regret.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
What is the best way to treat my ppp (pearly penile papules?
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Nothing : They are a variant of normal in 30% of men. So it's considered normal. Only way to get riid of them is with surgery - laser or conventional.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
How does sex feel with somebody who has pearly penile papules?
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Penile Papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: pearly penile papules?
Dr. Linda Spencer
Dermatology 37 years experience
Harmless bumps: These are a normal anatomic variation seen in younger, usually uncircumcised men. They appear as tiny pink or tan bumps along the corona (ridge) of th... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
How do I explain to my fiance that I have pearly penile papules?
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Reassurance.: I think you can reassure your partner that the condition is completely common and benign. If, however, you have lesions of the penis they appear to ... Read More
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