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A 26-year-old male asked:

I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. is this warts or skin tags?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Maybe papules?: Check out pictures of "pearly penile papules" and see if this isn't you. If this is what you have, it's your choice. For many couples, they're a definite "plus". Or if your lifetime partner would prefer, they can be lasered away.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Hi i'm 24 white and have noticed some bumps on my penis. Flesh colour like above the 4 skin . What is the best way i can tell if it HPV or warts ?
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Feb 28, 2015
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