A 33-year-old member asked:

I have little white bumps around the crowning of my penis?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry 26 years experience
Lichen Nitidus: Possibly a skin disorder called lichen nitidus. Many bumps, discolorations, and textures can be normal. But, some are early signs of infection, or disease. A urologist, dermatologist, or visit to your family doctor may save you a lot of trouble later.
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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 38 years experience
Penis lesions: This should be evaluated by your medical doctor while the lesions (bumps) are still present. He will rule out any pathology and advise you if it can be transferred to someone. It may be bacterial or viral in nature. A medication may be given to you. You should take great care in having any sex until you get this diagnosed. Please get this checked as soon as possible.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Bumps around penis area, what are they?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 24 years experience
Penis lesions: Need formal exam by your doctor.
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A 18-year-old member asked:

Why are there little white bumps on the shaft of my penis?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Follicles/Glands: The bumps you are referring to are more than likely the hair follicles of the shaft. There may be prominent oil glands there as well. If these are small and pearl like and not red, on a stalk or causing a problem, it appears you have normal anatomy. One can get warts, orther virus induced lesions such as molluscum, herpes, syphillis and many other lesions on the penis. What you state is normal.
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A 50-year-old member asked:

Bumps around the penis, what does this mean?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Where are they?: Several percent of men are the fortunate owners of "pearly papules" forming a ring around the corona. If for some reason you don't like them, they are easily removed with a laser. All men have sebaceous glands and hair follicles making bumps especially along the bottom. Warts are common nowadays and can be removed easily enough. Show your physician.
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A 28-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when bumps are in, and around penis?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 17 years experience
Have examined: There are many benign lesions that can occur as small lumps on the penis. However, depending on the appearance and circumstances, genital warts, infections, or other serious ailments need to be considered. Have someone evaluate this.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

I have these little bumps on my penis, help?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Please seek medical: Evaluation to ensure that you do not have an std.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
My penis has little bumps on the head, what is this?
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 46 years experience
Possible irritation: Small bumps on the head of the penis, especially in an uncircumcised male, most often either a normal variation or minor self-limiting irritation that... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Is small pearl like bumps on helmet of penis normal ?
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Pearly papules: Some men have "pearly penile papules" on the corona. Check the internet pictures and see if this is you. If they both you / her, you can have them rem... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
What are these little white bumps on the penis shaft?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
White bumps on Penis: Hi without seeing these lesions i would guess that they very easily could be warts. Or, they could be small hair follicle cysts known as sebaceous c... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
I have small red shiny bumps on my penis can you help?
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Best way: Best way to get help is to see your provider who can do an appropriate physical exam to know exactly what the red bumps are. Without a physical exam i... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked about a 17-year-old male:
I have small bumps on my penis but never had sex what could it be?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Please clarify: The word "bumps" may well be the least descriptive word. Can you be more specific?
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