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Bump On Shaft Of Penis
Two small hard bump on shaft of penis since last week, still there. I had softer bumps at exact same place before but went away in a day. What to do?
More info needed: It's difficult to judge potential causes from this description. If the "bumps" are superficial, genital warts might be the best bet; or just skin tags. If they seem to be coming up from deeper in the skin, maybe just skin cysts or pimples. Only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or clinic. If there is a national health genitourinary medicine clinic near you, that would be a good choice. ...Read more
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
I have a tiny (can't be seen without pulling skin)hard bump on shaft of penis. I obsessively check it although it has no other symptoms. Should I worry?
Probably not...: But if you can't help worrying, go get it checked out. You will feel reassured at least. ...Read more
A guy gets small blister like bumps on shaft of penis once a month in the same area. They pop easily and itch for a week then go away what could it be?
Depends: This could be gentile herpes, though herpes generally shows up as painful ulcers that can come and go. This could also be genital warts, a fungal infection, or something completely benign called pearly penile papules. All the same, you should see your physician during an active outbreak in order to be diagnosed and appropriately treated. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. It may be something that needs to be treated. ...Read more
I couple small clearish blister like bumps on shaft of penis once a month. Theypop but don't spread they are always in the same spot. What could it be?
I have tiny red bumps on shaft of penis somewhat scattered everywhere else following with a larger bump. Usually noticeable when under heat conditions?
Molluscum: Get seen by an md for probable molluscum. ...Read more
Small cluster of bumps on shaft of penis, barely off skin color. Smaller when erect. Could these be hpv? Or what?
Recently noticed small red bump on shaft of penis two weeks ago. It has since spread and now at 15 or so red bumps. Bumps are on shaft, scrotum, and pubic area with most being on shaft. No itch or pain?
Difficult to say: But it could be std, so get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph node on groin and small bumps on shaft of penis wich has black dot in centre, also had bumps on scrotum that burst and healing?
Here are some...: What you observed and described most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands on penile skin like pimples on face or elsewhere and the infected, burst, and healed sebaceous cysts, These bumps usually require no active care unless being mentally &/or physically bothersome. Of course, it is hard to give 100% right diagnosis without a direct look at them. More? Seek evaluation & counseling. ...Read more
Fine itchy bumps on shaft of penis almost looks like goosbumps used cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 so far
See below: Avoid the steroid. See your doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: You would need to be examined by your doctor in order to diagnose the lumps then the doctor can come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more
Tiny, red bumps appear on shaft of penis on and off again. About a mm in diameter. No pain, no itchiness. I've recently been tested and was negative.?
Doctor visit: This may need to be seen for diagnosis. See your PCP or dermatologists for evaluation ...Read more
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
Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?
It certainly would: Be possible. Of course there are other potential reasons for the sore but without being able to examine you this cannot be confirmed. If you are very concerned about this make an appointment with a health care professional for an examination. Sharing sharp personal hygiene appliances is never a good idea. ...Read more
Could a red bump on my shaft of penis be a pimple or a ingrown hair? I have not had sex and when erected it is bigger. Can you get acne on your penis
Likely ingrown hair: Most likely it is an ingrown hair possibly getting infected. You can apply a topical abx like neosporin. If not improving get it checked out by your doctor. Does not sound like an STD though. ...Read more
Hard bump on the upper left shaft of penis. Doesn't hurt or cause problems. What is it? Usually more visible during erection.
Cyst or wart: If new and not many years old should have checked by your dr. Or urologist, may be fatty cyst or even tumor or blood vessel[gets engorged during erection] if new or even if old should have checked out, could even be a sexually transmitted disease[std] genital wart human papilloma virus[hpv], could be your own normal variant of muscle bulge spot ...Read more
I have bumps on shaft of my penis, one of them was like a pimple or hairbump. I drained pus from it. I'm scared! I have no idea what this is.
Had a small white bump (looked like pimple) on shaft of penis for 3 months. Popped it, now its a big red bump. Only minor discomfort to touch.
I have a pimple-like bump on the shaft ofmy penis two days after sex. In the case of an std, is it common to have a bump so soon?
Too soon: You should still get it checked out by your family doctor. ...Read more
Painless red rash / small bumps on head / top of shaft of penis after sex. Will last for a week and go if I don't have sex again / stay if I do.
Lichen planus: You are describing koebner phenomenon where trauma is the inducer in people prone to have the condition. The most likely diagnosis is lichen planus but psoriasis is a possibility. So rather than becoming celibate, I recommend applying otc Hydrocortisone ointment several hours before and several hours after intercourse and see if that helps. ...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
Follicles/Glands: The bumps you are referring to are more than likely the hair follicles of the shaft. There may be prominent oil glands there as well. If these are small and pearl like and not red, on a stalk or causing a problem, it appears you have normal anatomy. One can get warts, orther virus induced lesions such as molluscum, herpes, syphillis and many other lesions on the penis. What you state is normal. ...Read more
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Genital warts: If you are sexually active, or were, the bumps could be a sexually transmitted disease called venereal warts. See you're doctor for a diagnosis if you have ever been sexually active. ...Read more
Probably....: Probably something that requires further history, exam and lab tests...Specially if you are sexually active! ...Read more
I find a bump on the shaft of my penis... It healed on 4 days on its own.... What's could this be...?
Skin bumps: By bumps do you mean pimple-like in the skin? Usually they represent a blocked sweat duct. Risks include poor hygiene, unclean underwear and shaving the hair. Stis, especially herpes of genital warts (hpv), can be the cause. Larger bumps could represent a sebaceous cyst. Rare autoimmune dx's present with genital bumps, hidradenits suppurativa. ...Read more
Hello, I have had two small bumps on the shaft of my penis for about 2 years m/b longer. They haven't moved and my ex was tested as I have been. Help?
I have discovered a fairly large bump on the shaft of my penis. I have used protected sex and has popped up within the last 3 hours out of no where.?
Need a look: Need a direct look & feel of it before offering a sure diagnosis although clinically it may be sebaceous cyst or fat tissue or vein or. .. Clinically, it seems benign. Nonetheless, seek evaluation/counseling; to get such done correctly, follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work closer & better with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right care ...Read more
For the past several months I have noticed a small cluster of bumps on the shaft of my penis, they are small and I rarely feel them. Smaller when erec?
Could be HPV: While the bumps you notice could be simple hair follicles (look like goose bumps) if you've been sexually active they are probably genital warts caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). Most sexually active people have been exposed. In women they can lead to cervical cancer which is why they have developed a vaccine. Men usually have the warts for a year and then they disappear. Contagious? Yes. ...Read more