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A 21-year-old male asked:

I have these pimple like things on the foreskin of my uncircumcised penis if i peel it back is more noticeable and they itch.. help please?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
POSSIBLE Fordyce: spots. Please see your doc. These are common and may require no treatment or your doc may provide something to help if needed. Peace and good health.
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Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Probably malamutes: sounds like balanitis or infection of the foreskin usually treated with antibiotics should be evaluated by your doctor first
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A male asked:
I'd recently treated jock itch. But, on the foreskin of the penis, there arise many minute pimple like things with a little pus on each. What's this?
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Get it checked: Might be scabies from your description of itching and pimples. Get yourself and your partner checked Thanks
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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