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Bumps On 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
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
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
I had used a condom and the next day i had clear pimple like bumps on the base of my penis. I popped them and now they are gone...What could that be?
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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