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Bumps around the penis, what does this mean?

Bumps around the penis, what does this mean?

Where are they?: Several percent of men are the fortunate owners of "pearly papules" forming a ring around the corona. If for some reason you don't like them, they are easily removed with a laser. All men have sebaceous glands and hair follicles making bumps especially along the bottom. Warts are common nowadays and can be removed easily enough. Show your physician. ...Read more

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What does tiny bumps around your penis head mean?

What does tiny bumps around your penis head mean?

Pearly papules: Look on the internet for "pearly penile papules" and see if this is you. They're a normal variant and some men consider them a plus. If they bother you / her, you can have them removed with a laser. ...Read more

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I have 5 bumps around my penis. I've only been with my girlfriend for the past 9 months and I do shave down there. Nothing hurts or itches. What is it?

I have 5 bumps around my penis. I've only been with my girlfriend for the past 9 months and I do shave down there. Nothing hurts or itches. What is it?

Cannot tell: You could just have folliculitis from shaving. This is an inflammation of the hair follicles. I would see your general doctor or a gynecologist or urologist to confirm and get treatment. Stop shaving for now. ...Read more

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I have these little red bumps around my penis and I don't know what it is?

I have these little red bumps around my penis and I don't know what it is?

Most likely...: What described, most likely, is angiokeratoma of penis - asymptomatic, violaceous, smooth, small red/purple papules, has no clinical significance, and may be rid with laser for cosmetic, not medical necessity. So, leave them alone if much like what described above. Due to no direct look at them, an accurate Dx couldn't be certain; if in doubt, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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I get these little bumps around my penis that produce clear liquid after I have sex but I was tested and everything was negative. What could it be?

Reactive bumps: In most cases reactive bumps that have clear liquid are allergic reactions. These are known as hives. Allergic reactions are sometimes difficult to determine the cause. In a sexual situation the most common reactions are to lube, condoms, and even to the sweat or bacteria of the person one is having sex with. You may want to change the lube or condoms you are using to see if this resolves. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red?

Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red?

May be HPV: You may have condyloma acuminata, a viral wart, sexually transmitted, caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus). You and all sexual partners must be examined and tested for all STD exposure-ASAP. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps around my penis and my legs and on my arms. Not sure what they are?

I have itchy bumps around my penis and my legs and on my arms. Not sure what they are?

Many possiblilities: I wish I could provide an easy answer but this requires a more detailed evaluation. Scabies is one possibility and depending on where you live I wonder if it could be poison ivy/oak/sumac. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pimples or small bumps around your penis or genital region and it not be HPV or an sti?

Is it possible to have pimples or small bumps around your penis or genital region and it not be HPV or an sti?

Folliculitis: There are various skin conditions that can cause bumps, that are not hpv or an std (sti). A common one is an infection of the hair follicles. It is not sexually transmitted. It may clear with hygiene and using an antibacterial soap. You may need to see a doctor to determine what they are and the treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when bumps are in, and around penis?

What does it mean when bumps are in, and around penis?

Have examined: There are many benign lesions that can occur as small lumps on the penis. However, depending on the appearance and circumstances, genital warts, infections, or other serious ailments need to be considered. Have someone evaluate this. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

What to do if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

See your doc again: What to do depends on their cause. There's a range of conditions this could be, including normal skin changes, and its hard to advise on the most likely cause without a clinical examination. If these bumps are new and haven't always been there, you should re-visit your doctor to find out what they are & what treatment, if any, is needed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

What do you suggest if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

Warts: Venernal warts possible from HPV. Need culture or biopsy of these lesion. Your sexual partner needs to be tested for HPV. Especially if a woman on her cervix to rulw out HPV and pap smear/culposcopy looking for cervical cancer. See provider ...Read more

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My penis seems normal, but if you pay attention to there are little red bumps that go around the penis glands, what is this?

My penis seems normal, but if you pay attention to there are little red bumps that go around the penis glands, what is this?

Need more info...: To firmly tell what they are, one has to review the detailed specifics such as exact location, size, number, changing features over time of these lesion + finding of inspection & palpation + testing as needed, although clinically these are most likely pearly penile papules along corona of glans penis or long/tight-foreskin-related lesions if having phimosis. So, seek urologist as needed. ...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