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A 30-year-old member asked:

i have a white pimple with a red base on the shaft of my penis. is this herpes?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Unlikely: Most likely exactly as you described, a pimple. But, if it persists or worsens, have your doctor look at it.

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A 24-year-old male asked:

For the past 4 months I have been having three white dome shaped looking pimples show up on the shaft of my penis. Is this herpes?

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Possibly: See your doctor and get examined.
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I have this big bump on the shaft of my penis. It looks like a pimple and it's by itself. Could this be herpes it popped like a pimple also?

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Milia: It is possible that the lesion you see on your penis, is a small cyst with the name i wrote above. This is not contagious or dangerous and it is not uncommon.
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There was a tiny bump on my penis. It was very hard to see. It was easy to pop and white came out like a zit. Is it herpes?

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Folliculitis: Infected hair follicle.
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A 16-year-old male asked:

I have this bump on my penis shaft. It is not red and it is not in clusters either. Is this a pimple or herpes?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
No pus: then possible herpes

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Last updated Nov 3, 2013

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