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Bumps Around The Head Of A Penis
Pearly Penile Papule: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have there little bumps around the head of me penis that don't hurt or itch that are like in a straight line some of the bumps go out of the line?
Not: Getting the picture clearly. Could you rephrase that so it is a specific question? Include what you think or fear it may be if possible. Thanks Read more
My boydriend has tiny red or white bumps around the head of his penis. He is clean and we are sexually active. He says it is normal, even though I have never seen it before. Should I be worried?
I noticed that I have these tiny white bumps around the head of my penis, my penis body looks a little swollen and there is a pumped vein what can it b?
Pearly papules?: Several percent of men have a row of bumps on the corona around the glans; they are picturesquely named "pearly penile papules". They're quite normal and perhaps a "plus", if you don't like them, there's laser removal. I'll bet this is what they are. Every guy has veins and looks swollen sometimes. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.?
Very Small flesh colored bumps showed around the head of penis no where else about 4mths ago no pain no oozing entire penis was dry for a week or 2?
Pearly Penile Papules:
What you described is consistent with penile pearly papules, which are harmless.
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I have white bumps and patches around the head of my penis. Some have gone away and new ones have come they don't hurt. Some patches feel ruff 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. You always take and send a picture for our review & confirmation. It would not be sexting, would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. Read more
My husband has been complaining of fine bumps around the head and shaft of his penis. It burns at times and is very aggrevating, The dermatologist is?
See dermatologist: You left out important facts such as duration and appearance. Presence or absence of a foreskin is essential to diagnosis. Possible balanitis [phimosis] due to fermentation of inspissated urine under the foreskin. Circumcision is curative but not inevitable. Scrupulous cleaning and blotting of urine usually stops it. Castellani clear solution is very effective. Read more
I have white bumps around my lip line and I had a slight break out around the head of my penis and it seems to be clearing up what cud it be?
See your doctor: It's probably a good idea to see your doctor to get worked up for your complaint. Read more
I am19 years old and was circumcised 3 days ago due to phimosis. After my surgery, I noticed the edge or ring around the head of my penis has very tiny white bumps all around it and it's very sensitive to the touch... so much so where if it touches the fa
Pearlypenile papules: The tiny white bumps are called pearly penile papules, and are benign, and common in the corona of the glans of the uncircumcised. Marked tenderness of the glans is very common after circumcision. Call your surgeon for his/her preferred care. Usually a gauze with vaseline is protective enough, but if swollen, I'd recommend a checkup. Read more
What does it mean when there are many small red bumps on the head or around the head of a males penis? Can this be normal or a sign of an std?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will find out and you will get the best treatment. Read more
Here are some. ..: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. Of the bump, an accurate Dx could not be reached. So, collect and bring those to see Doc timely. But, clinically, rashes in glans penis from balanoposthitis in long / tight foreskin are the most common possibility. Rx? Topical hygiene + topical anti-fungal cream... Read more
Possible irritation: Small bumps on the head of the penis, especially in an uncircumcised male, most often either a normal variation or minor self-limiting irritation that resolves with good mild soap and water hygiene and avoidance of local irritants. Less often due to a bacterial or fungal/yeast infection - most commonly in diabetics and associated with redness, whitish discharge, and discomfort which may require rx. 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