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Hard white mole under penis shaft since 2 months now! I haven't engaged in any sexual activity yet and the mole is dry and seems to have no"fluid"in it?

Hard white mole under penis shaft since 2 months now! I haven't engaged in any sexual activity yet and the mole is dry and seems to have no"fluid"in it?

Mole: See your dermatologist. To establish a diagnosis.. It could be a milial type cyst or a molluscum (virally induced) sometimes there is ectopic calcification in these small cysts, called osteoma. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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I find a very small black head pimple on my penis shaft is that normal?

I find a very small black head pimple on my penis shaft is that normal?

That can be. ..: Such described pimple even on the penis is nothing unusual and harmless unless becoming infected like an acne. So, leave it alone as long as painless. If still in doubt, see doc timely. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has got a lump around 1cm in size in the middle of his penis shaft. It started to get a head so he squeezed it and some white puss came?

My boyfriend has got a lump around 1cm in size in the middle of his penis shaft. It started to get a head so he squeezed it and some white puss came?

Follicular infection: It sounds like he gets a infected in the hair or glands which have secretions when infected, he may need to have it removed depending on how often it occurs ...Read more

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I have swelling just below the head I my penis on my penis shaft?

I have swelling just below the head I my penis on my penis shaft?

Inflammation.: Swelling of the skin around the head of the penis could be a sign of inflammation or even a penile skin infection known as balanitis. I recommend carefully cleaning the foreskin with soapy water, keeping it dry, and having your primary care provider or urologist look at it as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps under the head of my dick and on the back of my penis shaft is this herpes I had in protected sex 2 months ago?

I have tiny bumps under the head of my dick and on the back of my penis shaft is this herpes I had in protected sex 2 months ago?

Not herpes: This isn't herpes. Herpes causes red bumps, blisters, pimples, or open sores over 1-2 weeks. Anything that looks the same after 1-2 days is never herpes. This might not be abnormal. I'm wondering about pearly penile papules or Fordyce spots. Google both and see how the photos compare with what you have. If any doubt or you're still concerned, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if hair on penis shaft and getting head?

What to do if hair on penis shaft and getting head?

Here are some. ...: How long have you been bothered with hair on the penile shaft? Since such hairs have been lifelong, they should have not been a healthy issue for 39 yrs except possible presence of white heads with possible infection like the acne on face. So, see urologist for possible individual concern if any. ...Read more

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Are bumps on the top of my penis shaft under the head common in men?

Are bumps on the top of my penis shaft under the head common in men?

Fordyce granules.: Very common. Small, 1 - 3 mm in diameter, painless, pale. They are harmless. ...Read more

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26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?

26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?

EIC?: Probably an epidermal inclusion cyst. These are benign. If it's bothering you, see a urologist who can safely remove it for you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Tiny white dots on penis shaft by head. No sex or sexual activity at all. Have common wart but on penis there not raised. What is it?

Tiny white dots on penis shaft by head. No sex or sexual activity at all. Have common wart but on penis there not raised. What is it?

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called Tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. More prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture of "wart" for our review. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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Have bulging disc with minor impingement on L5 and s1 nerve. Can that cause sensory numbness on penis shaft? Sensation in head intact however.

Have bulging disc with minor impingement on L5 and s1 nerve. Can that cause sensory numbness on penis shaft? Sensation in head intact however.

No: To my knowledge, the sensory supply to the penile shaft is via pudendal nerve branches which originate from the S2-S4 levels. A minor L5-S1 nerve compression would not cause this symptom. ...Read more

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I've Fordyce spots on penis shaft. They are rapidly spreading all over the shaft even on penis head (gland). What could I do to get rid from them?

I've Fordyce spots on penis shaft. They are rapidly spreading all over the shaft even on penis head (gland). What could I do to get rid from them?

Angiokeratomas: Angiokeratomas of Fordyce appear as deep blue small bumps on the genital skin. They bleed easily as they are dilated blood vessels. They are harmless and usually do not require treatment. They can be frozen, burned or lasered off if need be. Before that occurs, make sure the diagnosis is confirmed by a urologist. ...Read more

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25 year old. Have pea sized flat movable lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Been there more than 1 year. Urinating/ejaculation is ok.

25 year old. Have pea sized flat movable lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Been there more than 1 year. Urinating/ejaculation is ok.

Probably benign: If a lesion is under the skin surface, non-tender and movable it is likely benign. It may be a sebaceous cyst or a "pearl" which is a collection of hardened glandular secretions. Always a good idea to get it checked out by your doctor ...Read more

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I have painless small white bumps on penis head & on penis shaft. I never had sex so it's not STDs. How to get rid of these?

I have painless small white bumps on penis head & on penis shaft. I never had sex so it's not STDs. How to get rid of these?

Sebaceous glands: Most likely these are clogged glands. Scrub them when you are in the shower and keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more

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Pimple with pus head on penis shaft after shaving. I popped it and 2 days later I had 5 small paper cut looking blisters spread around my penis. No itch, burn or pain. Help?

Pimple with pus head on penis shaft after shaving. I popped it and 2 days later I had 5 small paper cut looking blisters spread around my penis. No itch, burn or pain. Help?

Non-problem: Keep it washed. If the area is not healed up by 2 weeks, a physician's office visit is in order. Think about getting an electric shaver, and washing before and after you shave yourself there. ...Read more

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I recently noticed a mole appeared on the head of my penis. It’s just a small brown dot. Should I be worried?

I recently noticed a mole appeared on the head of my penis. It’s just a small brown dot. Should I be worried?

See answer details: Moles, or pigmented nevi, can occur on any part of the penis just as they do on any other area of the body. The vast majority are benign, harmless, and require no treatment. Malignant melanoma can occur on the glans penis or shaft, though this is a very rare occurrence and primarily confined to the elderly. Increasing size, irregular borders, changing colors certainly warrant exam by dermatologist ...Read more

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I'm getting a brown spot like a freckle/mole on my penis, what could this be?

I'm getting a brown spot like a freckle/mole on my penis, what could this be?

Freckle or Mole?: Could be a lentigo or a nevus but also could be a papilloma -- have a dermatologist evaluate to be sure. .. ...Read more

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Is there any way to remove a brown spot on my penis and what can it be, it doesent look like a normal mole?

Is there any way to remove a brown spot on my penis and what can it be, it doesent look like a normal mole?

Brown spot: Hair follicles, moles, warts are just some of the conditions that effect the genitalia. A dermatologist should evaluate and offer treatments if needed. ...Read more

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I found a newly developed dark brown mole on my penis. I never had it before. It is irregular shaped and about 6mm. Should I be worried.?

I found a newly developed dark brown mole on my penis. I never had it before. It is irregular shaped and about 6mm. Should I be worried.?

Maybe: Need to have it evaluated by a dermatologist. Am irregular mole 6 mm can be atypical and may need to be removed for biopsy. ...Read more

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I found a dark brown mole on the side of my penis that I did not have before. It is pretty big and has uneven borders. Can you get skin cancer ther?

I found a dark brown mole on the side of my penis that I did not have before. It is pretty big and has uneven borders. Can you get skin cancer ther?

New moles: Any new mole, particularly one that is dark and has irregular borders needs to be shown to a dermatologist as soon as possible to rule out melanoma. ...Read more

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