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Bumps At Base Of Penis
Small little bumps on base of penis, can get a little white head out of them, there's not a lot.Avid biker and i used to shave. Stopped shaving.
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe and hard to visualize in words. Rashes of bumps at the base of the penis may be blackheads (comedones) or be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more
Shaved pubic hair & had prot. sex & unprot. Oral said she was clean but next day had a small white painless smooth bump at base of penis what is it?
Just watch and see..: Based on what you described, it is reasonable to just watch, wait, and see how this white bump may evolve over the next 5-7 days - change in number, size, feeling, etc. If yes, have doc take a direct look so to deduce right diagnosis and care. Clinically, it may be just a pimple. ...Read more
Are small white bumps on base of penis and scrotum normal in young adults and not sexually active?
I have 4 to 5 red painless bumps on base of penis near pubic region with each one having a single hair follicle growing from it?
I have a bump at the base of penis that looks + feels like a zit. Hurts to masturbate, doesn't hurt to pee. What could this be?
May be just an acne: It's most likely just an infected hyperactive sebaceous gland like an acne on the face. Its occurrence will not affect how you urinate, but give you some local pain & irritation. It tends to recur once infection once took place; so, it may require surgical ablation or excision. But, without inspection / palpation, it's still hard to give an accurate Dx. So, see Doc for sure detail and care. Best.. ...Read more
How to get rid of bump at the base of penis that looks + feels like a zit. Hurts to masturbate, doesn't hurt to pee. Advice?
See answer: Most common cause would be an infected hair follicle (aka folliculitis) caused by the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. Self-treatment includes avoiding irritation by clothing or shaving; moist heat compresses; proper hygiene with antiseptic cleanser; and topical antibiotic (mupirocin, neomycin, and bacitracin with polymyxin B). If no better in 2-4 days or worsens, an oral antibiotic may be needed ...Read more
There is no: Way to tell over the internet because we can't see the problem. Let your doctor take a look at your next visit. ...Read more
A few months ago i noticed a tiny bump at the base of my penis. I thought it would go away. It has gotten a bit bigger and there are now two more.
Likely penile warts: These "bumps" are common in your age group and may represent condyloma or viral warts. They usually have no symptoms and tend to increase or size and/or number. You need to be checked for confirmation and if present, will need treatment to prevent further spread to yourself and sexual partners. ...Read more
The best way: To find out is to have a doctor look at it. There are a number of things it could be but instead of just alarming you why not just have your doctor look at it. ...Read more
I have some small bumps on the base of my penis. Is this normal. Is this just the hair folicles. ?
Yes, most likely: Multiple, small, slightly raised, similar in appearance, white to flesh-colored "bumps" on the penis especially if containing a hair are just prominent hair follicles and are normal, especially near base of the penis. ...Read more
There are a smaller cluster of white itchy small bumps near the base of the penis. What could this be? Thanks
My male friend has clear liquid filled bumps on the base of his penis, does this sound like herpes?
Blisters: It certainly could be. He should go to his doctor or a dermatologist and have them cultured to establish a definitive diagnosis. Other possibilities exist, such as contact dermatitis but his doctor could distinguish between different possibilities by his history and symptoms. If it is herpes simplex, there is suppressive therapy that you both could be on. ...Read more
Hi so I shaved my pubic area a couple weeks ago and just last week I noticed a rash like or some bumps at the base of my penis one day?
Razor Burn: Keep the area as cool and dry as possible (but keep it moisturized with lotion/aftershave as well). In the future, always shave with the direction of the hair or keep it a little longer. This will avoid the situation altogether. Hope this helps. ...Read more