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A 24-year-old male asked:

Hello, i have had a firm, small lump on the underside of my penile shaft (near the base) for some time now. my family doctor had told me it was a cyst, and it's normal for these to occur. a few days ago, it became swollen, red, and doubled in size. it i

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Urologist: I recommend that a urologist examine this lesion since it is on the penis and has shown significant changes.
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Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
CYST COULD BE INFECTED BUT SEE UROLOGISYT, SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE.
May 25, 2015
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Follow up with docto: Follow up with your doctor and see if you have been picking or irritating it to get infected or inflamed. Your doctor needs to see it swollen and address the problem as well as the cause. If it is infected you may need prescription antibiotics. Feel better soon.
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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 57 years experience
Sudden change: The sudden change needs in an evaluation. A lot of the benign cysts are not a problem but since you've noticed the sudden change you need to discuss this with your physician
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