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Veins On Glans Of Penis
Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosum. This is a skin rash caused by a viral infection that can spread by sexual contact. Early lesions on the genitalia may be mistaken for herpes or warts but, unlike herpes, these lesions are painless. Have it checked and diagnosed. Hope this helps. ...Read more
One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
Pearly papules?: One man in 100 is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules", a row of bumps along the corona on the back of the gland / head. Check internet photos and see if this is you. If your life-partner doesn't like them, you can have them lasered off. Or you may decide they're cool. They are not a sexually transmitted disease or a cancer risk. ...Read more
Get evaluated.: A wide range of lumps can appear on the foreskin of the penis, ranging from the benign to the worrisome. Redundant skin, sebaceous cysts are more benign examples. Infections, inflammation, and scarring can also cause lumps. And finally, a rare but cannot be missed diagnosis is penile cancer. Have your physician examine it. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Need a direct look: Oftentimes what you saw is long foreskin-related inflammation / infection. But, a direct look at them is essential to derive a diagnosis. So, seek evaluation / counseling timely. How to have healthcare process done rightly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. Best... ...Read more
Do they go away?: If these bumps go away in the next few days, it is likely that they are from the friction of intercourse and are NOT dangerous. If they are blisters (water-filled), wart-like, bleed, hurt, or persist, please see your doctor as they could be something that requires treatment, such as a sexually transmitted disease, or other illness. Good health! ...Read more
Pearly penile papule: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more
Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. If you are not circumcised, this could be inflammation, called balanitis. Steroid creams help. If you have started any new meds, it could be a fixed drug eruption. Stopping the meds helps, but it is a harmless event. If it is growing in size and doesn't respond to the above in a week or two, i recommend a urological evaluation. ...Read more
I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?
Syphlis?: Hard, painless crater on the penis is most suggestive of syphlis, unless proven otherwise. There are other causes as well.please get a blood test done by your doctor. ...Read more
Very sensitive penis on the corona glans section of uncircumcised penis. Skin will not pull 100% all the way back when fully erected. Too sensitive?
See urologist: See urologist to have this corrected.Get a more detailed answer ›