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Bumps At The Base Of Penis
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
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
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
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