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Do I have periurethral abscess? Undern penis where urethra joins scrotum is enflamed walnut bump. No pain. Only noticeable when erect. 31y.o.

Do I have periurethral abscess? Undern penis where urethra joins scrotum is enflamed walnut bump. No pain. Only noticeable when erect. 31y.o.

A sebaceous cyst?: A painless walnut-sized bump noticeable at erection could represent a asymptomatic sebaceous cyst, which usually needs no active care as long as being comfortable mentally and physically. Nonetheless, it is still hard to draw right conclusion without a direct look at and feel on it. To have the health-related things for good care done correctly, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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Have solid lump/cyst/abscess of 4mm dia at end of penis, under skin right over d nerve. No pain. If pressed v. Small pus comes. Pls.Help & suggest doc?

Have solid lump/cyst/abscess of 4mm dia at end of penis, under skin right over d nerve. No pain. If pressed v. Small pus comes. Pls.Help & suggest doc?

Penile lesion: You need to see the infectious disease doctor or std clinic where the proper lab tests are done. The specific diagnosis is made and appropriate treatment started. Please asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of penis abcess?

What could be the causes of penis abcess?

First concern: Is an std, like herpes. If non painful could be herpes. It needs 2 b examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have a boil on penis when is safe to have sex?

Have a boil on penis when is safe to have sex?

Go see the Doctor: There is a common problem called a sebaceous cyst that is not an infection and not a boil. A boil, a pus filled irritated lesion, is usually an infection and requires treatment. If the 'boil' does not hurt then we may worry this is syphilis. Any way all of the above conditions need to be diagnosed by a physician with an examination. ...Read more

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I have a boil in my penis and waist pain so what I do for the treatment?

See the doctor: You may have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), and you may be able to give it to any sexual partner you have. You need a doctor or clinic to look at it and prescribe treatment. Most causes can be cured with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hello i have a boil on my penis or a pimple and somehow i cant get a erection no matter how hard I try im kinda scared a bit

Hello i have a boil on my penis or a pimple and somehow i cant get a erection no matter how hard I try im kinda scared a bit

See a physician: It's more likely that concern and worry over the boil on your penis is interfering with your ability to get an erection, rather than the boil itself. Have a physician evaluate the lesion if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I have a boil on the underside of my penis, how do I get rid of it? It hurts to touch it and it makes masturbation extremely uncomfortable. How do I stop it from hurting?

I have a boil on the underside of my penis, how do I get rid of it? It hurts to touch it and it makes masturbation extremely uncomfortable. How do I stop it from hurting?

Get it checked out: That is not a routine location for boils / blisters / abscesses. Being painful makes infection more likely. Should see your dr / urgent care / std clinic / urologist for exam and any testing or treatment needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im getting Abscess' in Groin area, Could it be from Inflammatory Bowel Disease??? Tired of getting lanced near my penis/testicles at the ER, thanks!

Im getting Abscess' in Groin area, 
Could it be from Inflammatory Bowel Disease???
Tired of getting lanced near my penis/testicles at the ER, thanks!

Maybe: Although IBD can cause groin abscesses (Crohn's or Behcet's more so than UC) a more likely cause is hidradenitis--or more simply, infected sweat glands. Abscesses may need drainage, and sometimes more extensive surgery is needed (unroofing, skin grafts, etc.) but oftentimes daily washing with a topical antibacterial soap may reduce the incidence of abscess formation. MRSA is also a common cause. ...Read more

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