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A member asked:

My penile skin has many fordyce spots and are multiplying + penis head skin is bumpy and rough since many years. i daily wash my genitals. why happen?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
See urologist ...: What you described suggests nothing important but mentally annoying. These evolving change in penile appearance over years may happen to few men and can not be cured but keeping on evolving at slow pace - not cancer. Of course, it is still very hard to give perfect diagnosis without a direct look at & feel on these spots, and even biopsy-though rarely needed. So, seek timely evaluation/ counseling
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