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I have 2 raised red bumps on base of penis?

I have 2 raised red bumps on base of penis?

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

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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?

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

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Are small white bumps on base of penis and scrotum normal in young adults and not sexually active?

Are small white bumps on base of penis and scrotum normal in young adults and not sexually active?

See a doctor: most penile/scrotal bumps in men who are not sexually active are benign things that could go away or persist through life but harmless. However, get a doctor to examine is best policy. ...Read more

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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 4 to 5 red painless bumps on base of penis near pubic region with each one having a single hair follicle growing from it?

You are: describing "classical" FOLLICULITIS.... Use an antibacterial soap...followed by an OTC antibiotic cream (eg"NEOSPORIN) and if not "better" get the area checked out medically...doesn't sound like an STD but if not better...get it evaluated Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Is an occasional bump at the base of your penis normal?

Is an occasional bump at the base of your penis normal?

Depends on cause: Difficult to answer without being able to examine or knowing what the cause of the 'bump' is. That said, a 'bump' in that location that comes and goes would suggest a possible inflammation of the pubic hair follicles. ...Read more