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Bumps Around The Head Of A Penis
My boyfriend's penis has some small pimple-like around the back of his penis head. Is this a sign of herpes?
I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?
Fordyce granules.: Very common. Small, 1 - 3 mm in diameter, painless, pale. They are harmless. ...Read more
Normal: A ring of tiny symetrical bumps around and just under the head of penis are so called "tysons" glands or pearly penile papules can be white, pink or even purple and are perfectly normal and benign. They will be more or less prominent at different times and typically present with an uncircumcised penis. No needto fret. ...Read more
On the bottom of my penis shaft, where my foreskin meets the head of the penis, there is a vein like line leading down to my testicals. Normal ?
Yes: That's probably your central raphe which is normal. It's more prominent on dark skinned individuals and nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Depends on where...: Depending of where the white bump is, it could be trapped oily secretions (which usually are trapped by the foreskin on the glans if the foreskin isn't being pulled completely off the glans, or sometimes there are small amounts trapped at the base of the glans where it meets the skin of the penis shaft). Bumps are hard to describe in words, so a primary care doctor can look to evaluate the bump. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: Lumps & bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and std's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly penile papules", which are small, skin-colored papules that usually are located on the edge of the head of the penis (visible when the foreskin is pulled all the way back). Pearly penile papules are considered normal. A doctor can evaluate the lumps. ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Yes: These are enlarged pilosebaceous units. Most men have them when we get our hair, and they are largest when we are teens. ...Read more
White bumps on the meatus opening on the penis head. Smaller white bumps on the surrounding area. What could it be?
Am a virgin
Pearly papules?: Angiofibromas called penile pearly papules, sebaceous cysts, mulloscum contagiosum, Tyson's glands, Fordyce spots, folliculitis, to name a few benign skin lesions. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1058826-overview Please visit your PMD or Dermatologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more
Dark/Soft/unchanged long time size bump on the middle of the bottom side of the penis shaft. Surrounded by a dark skin and looks like a line goes down?
Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, they may also be due to an std. So, it may be minor or a bit more involved. In any case your doc can determine what it is and treat it. Dark damp places can make all of this worse. Plaque is also a possibility, especially if your penis curves. The very best to you. ...Read more
The underside of the head part of my penis has small white things growing on it, like a lot of protruding dots. is this serious?
May be ...: Those described spots might have been there all your life long and may represent inborn benign pale spots on the sides of frenulum of foreskin. So, you may just watch them for 1-3 months if not hurting but keeping growing in size and number; if not, they may be what I described; if growing, seek pro-evaluation so to decide what they are and how to handle them timely. ...Read more
I noticed a couple small white almost pimple like bunps under the bottom of the head of my penis what is this?
The back side of the head of my penis hurts. There is a line going from the tip to the end of the head of the penis that is red. I haven't had sex.
I have a white head at the bottom side&base of penis in the middle. From the white head there is a tender and semi swollen line going to the side.
Urologist: Have this lesion examined by your physician or a urologist. It is important to reveal any sexual exposure, if any ,and especially if you're not sure of the health status of your partner if there was exposure. Either way, the signs are suspicious of an infection which,if present, would require appropriate antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
I have a few (maybe 4) small, non-itchy, red bumps near the base of my penis and in the pubic region. What could this be?
Genital area bumps: Many diagnoses include the presence of bumps on the genitalia, and you need to see a dermatologist to look at these things and tell you what they are. ...Read more
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