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Two small hard bump on shaft of penis since last week, still there. I had softer bumps at exact same place before but went away in a day. What to do?

Two small hard bump on shaft of penis since last week, still there. I had softer bumps at exact same place before but went away in a day. What to do?

More info needed: It's difficult to judge potential causes from this description. If the "bumps" are superficial, genital warts might be the best bet; or just skin tags. If they seem to be coming up from deeper in the skin, maybe just skin cysts or pimples. Only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or clinic. If there is a national health genitourinary medicine clinic near you, that would be a good choice. ...Read more

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My bf has blister like bumps on shaft uncertain what they are. Y do i never get them unless we have aex while he has them ? He gets them once a month

My bf has blister like bumps on shaft uncertain what they are. Y do i never get them unless we have aex while he has them ? He gets them once a month

Blister like lesions: On the genitals must be considered to be Herpesvirus ,very contagious, and must be evaluated,diagnosed,and treated. You will require a pelvic exam as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex, bump on shaft a day and a half later, too early for hpv?

Had unprotected sex, bump on shaft a day and a half later, too early for hpv?

See a doctor: Have no idea what this is without looking, but in any event you should be tested for multiple stds. And in future do not have unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Large red bump on shaft that remained for about three weeks. Later noticed two smaller bumps near it. All produced whiteheads. No pain or discharge?

Large red bump on shaft that remained for about three weeks. Later noticed two smaller bumps near it. All produced whiteheads. No pain or discharge?

Needs to be checked: Red bump for three weeks and two smaller bumps with white heads needs to be checked by your Doctor From your description it seems like some infectious process.We don't know how old you are and if you had unprotected sex with some one etc.Your Doctor will take the history and if indicated you may need some tests like culture and/or blood test including tests to rule out STD's if suspected ...Read more

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Red bumps on shaft of penis just wondering what they are? Can show picture

Red bumps on shaft of penis just wondering what they are? Can show picture

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. It may be something that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Just took a shower and after drying off noticed a small patch of whitehead looking bumps on shaft. Kinda itchy. Bumps were not there prior to shower.

Just took a shower and after drying off noticed a small patch of whitehead looking bumps on shaft. Kinda itchy. Bumps were not there prior to shower.

May be blocked sweat: this may be blocked sweat glands. The heat from the shower may have made your body sweat but since the glands were blocked you see little whiteheads. Ask your physician to help confirm this. ...Read more

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A guy gets small blister like bumps on shaft of penis once a month in the same area. They pop easily and itch for a week then go away what could it be?

Depends: This could be gentile herpes, though herpes generally shows up as painful ulcers that can come and go. This could also be genital warts, a fungal infection, or something completely benign called pearly penile papules. All the same, you should see your physician during an active outbreak in order to be diagnosed and appropriately treated. ...Read more