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A 23-year-old male asked:

Does coal tar work for getting rid of scabies nodules off penis?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Fordyce spots: White nodules on the penis are often benign Fordyce spots that can be treated by a dermatologist if you really want them off. If this is truly scabies you do not want to be putting coal tar on your penis. See your doctor for a prescription for a scabicide since there are no OTC medications of any value. Good luck and hope this helps.
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