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A 35-year-old member asked:

Symptoms of penile cancer include what kind of penis changes?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Ulcer, nodule: Penile cancers often occur at the junction of the glans and body. Symptoms may be thickening of the skin, uleration, bleeding, nodule formation and color chage.
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