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A 28-year-old male asked:

I have white/red bumps on penile shaft/scrotum. neg pain/irritation. started 1 month ago. more appearing last few days. about the size of a pin head. ?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
MILARIA: It sounds like MILARIA inflammation of the ducts in the skin. Vs HPV VS MOLLOSCUM CONTAGIOSUM. You need an exam STD SCREEN/LABS.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Penile lesions: Likely pearly penile papules or lichen nitidus, which occur in young adults and are not pathologic. But follow up wiht doctor/urgent care urologist http://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p519.html http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html
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