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Im 17, no sexual experience and i just found a painful red spot bump on my circumcised penis?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 53 years experience
If so, may be...: If so, the mentioned spot may be just a "infected" sebaceous gland. So, it's reasonable to just watch and see over the next 7-10 days as long as being tolerable to you. Such a bump may resolve or get bigger and rupture in time like a pimple. Without more detailed Hx and a direct look at it, it;s oftentimes hard to come up an accurate Dx. Therefore, see Doc timely. Best wish...
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May 11, 2014

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