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I have noticed at the urethra of my penis a small bump, only visible when my penis is erect, does not hurt, itch, or burn (no discoloring). Concern?

I have noticed at the urethra of my penis a small bump, only visible when my penis is erect, does not hurt, itch, or burn (no discoloring). Concern?

Best to get checked: Might be normal, or could be a wart...Or ? Cannot say for certain over internet. Should get it looked at by your dr / urologist / std clinic dr (one of those), for identification, and treatment as necessary. ...Read more

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Writing pen head sized hard bumps on the penis head...Barely see them, but definitely feel them when erect...Suggestions?

Writing pen head sized hard bumps on the penis head...Barely see them, but definitely feel them when erect...Suggestions?

"Tysons" glands: Or "pearly penile papules" ring of small skin colored bumps around head of penis just beyond the circumferential groove are normal and nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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So when my penis is erect under it I notice hair growing and there's a bump following that hair follicle, what is that bump?

So when my penis is erect under it I notice hair growing and there's a bump following that hair follicle, what is that bump?

Here are some...: What you saw and described is common & harmless, most likely representing the hyperactive sebaceous gland of hair follicle, for which do nothing if not mentally and/or physically bothering you such of that from superimposed infection like that in the acne on the face. More? Seek evaluation preferably by urologist if possible. ...Read more

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I have a small Bump on my penis beside a vein it's not an unusual colour (same as my skin ) it is uncomfortable when I'm erect what is this ?

I have a small Bump on my penis beside a vein it's not an unusual colour (same as my skin ) it is uncomfortable when I'm erect what is this ?

? Sebaceous cyst: What you described suggests a sebaceous cyst. There is no urgency but it would be prudent to see a doctor and get it removed. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I'm married, and sometimes when I have sex with my husband I notice a bump on his penis around the head area, it only shows up when he's erect , ?

I'm married, and sometimes when I have sex with my husband I notice a bump on his penis around the head area, it only shows up when he's erect , ?

Have it checked: It's hard to tell what it is w/out seeing it. It could be a wart a skin tag, a cyst, but it really requires a visual examination. You may just simply ask him what it is. If he knows, good. If he doesn't, gently suggest that he see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a lot of tiny bumps on my penis shaft and its more visible when erect. Is there anything i can do to get rid of it? Also i have 1 painful lump

I have a lot of tiny bumps on my penis shaft and its more visible when erect. Is there anything i can do to get rid of it? Also i have 1 painful lump

See your doctor.: There is no way to diagnose this without a visual exam, or at least a picture. This may be an STD such as herpes or condyloma, so it should be looked at promptly. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of yellow little bumps around the head of my penis and some on my shaft it itches at night and skin is scaly and sheds when erect ?

I have a cluster of yellow little bumps around the head of my penis and some on my shaft it itches at night and skin is scaly and sheds when erect ?

Yeast? Herpes??: This sounds like a yeast infection or nonspecific inflammation under the foreskin, especially if uncircumcised and the bumps are not painful. However, genital herpes also is a possibility -- more likely if pain, if the bumps started like clear fluid blisters, or if pain or swelling in the groin. See a doctor to be certain and get appropriate treatment, ASAP (within 1-2 d) for best diagnosis & Rx. ...Read more

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I have small hard bumps at the base of my penis. They look similar to whitehead pimples but are only noticeable when my penis is erect. ?

I have small hard bumps at the base of my penis. They look similar to whitehead pimples but are only noticeable when my penis is erect. ?

Fordyce Spots: are one POSSIBILITY. These are small cysts and are common. There are medical treatments for them and a natural approach is to lower the amount of oil in the diet. Please see you doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have 2 whitehead looking bumps, top of shaft of penis for abt 3 wks. Virgin. More visible when erect. Tried popping.i dnt thnk pimple.. help.

Have 2 whitehead looking bumps, top of shaft of penis for abt 3 wks. Virgin. More visible when erect. Tried popping.i dnt thnk pimple.. help.

Sebaceous glands: They are probably sebaceous glands. Leave them alone. They are normal. Trying to pop them can cause local trauma and introduce infection. If you are still concerned then follow up with your primary care physician for examination. ...Read more

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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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Small HPV like bumps on the shaft of my penis, had even prior to sexual activity. Just barely off skin color. Smaller when erect. Any idea? I am 16

Small HPV like bumps on the shaft of my penis, had even prior to sexual activity. Just barely off skin color. Smaller when erect. Any idea? I am 16

Probably not..., but: I assumed you're 16 and virgin. If so, the described lesions may likely be small moles, and its visible relative size may look varying resulting from skin stretch at erection and comparison to the engorged erect penis. So, if they don't hurt you and have no change in their number and configuration, leave them alone. If still in doubt, see expert timely. But ultimate determination relies on biopsy. ...Read more

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Can bumps on my penis be normal?

Can bumps on my penis be normal?

Penile lesions: Bumps under the head of the penis may be caused by enlarged tyson's glands. A urologist will be able to diagnose and treat any condition diagnosed in that area. ...Read more

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Have small little bumps on my penis?

Have small little bumps on my penis?

Follicles: So do most boys and men. This is usually small hair follicles. If it is not that, then we would begin to consider that these may be warts. ...Read more

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What could these bumps on my penis be?

What could these bumps on my penis be?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the tip of penis?

What causes bumps on the tip of penis?

Get checked: 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. They are a harmless novelty. Or you may be describing warts, which need to be treated. Good luck. ...Read more