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Can Skin Cancers Be On A Penis
Penile skin cancer: Yes, skin cancers can occur on the genital area. Squamous cell carcinomas make up over 90% of penile skin cancers, are usually on the foreskin or glans and can be related to hpv infections. Melanomas and other skin cancers can occur on the penis, athough more rarely. If you have a persistent or changing lesion on the genital area, please have it examined by a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Dry penis and testicular pain are unlikely related. But, to address your concern, it's good idea to collect the onset, degree, duration, & interval as well as possible related symptoms such as nausea or pain in ipsilateral groin or LQ of abdomen over time with detailed sequence of events, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for? RX. ...Read more
Why risk it?: Best to see a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
Red/brownish dot found on head of penis. It doesn't itch nor painful. I had frottage 7-8 months ago. Could this be Herpes? Cancer? I'm scared
Unlikely: But maybe. Get checked by a urologist. ...Read more
Penis bumps: A blood test will not help you to analyze these bumps on your penis. You should see a Dermatologist to evaluate them for you. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you need to see your dermatologist for a biopsy. ...Read more
Scortum very itch, dry, brake out small pinple. Penis head is red, small pinple formed as ring. Some what look as fungus? Some what like skin cancer?
Is it possible to have skin cancer on my penis? I went tanning once abou 8 months ago and the next day a very small rash appeared and hasn't went away?
26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?
EIC?: Probably an epidermal inclusion cyst. These are benign. If it's bothering you, see a urologist who can safely remove it for you. Best of luck. ...Read more
I found a dark brown mole on the side of my penis that I did not have before. It is pretty big and has uneven borders. Can you get skin cancer ther?
I have a little painless cyst like blister inside the skin of my penis shaft just under the region where foreskin meets shaft. Is it cancer?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to have it formally diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Slightly raised, dry irregular shaped bump on skin of penis shaft. Not wart or cancer. It is brownish looking and rough to touch. Approx 2mm diameter.
See in real life: Skin bumps can sometimes be diagnosed via video. A patient can try HealthTap PRIME for a virtual consult (there is a fee). Otherwise, one's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine the bump. It could still be a wart, even if it doesn't stick out much. It could be an usual mole or a closed comedone. It may be best to get it examined, so that the doctor gets the texture and feel of it. ...Read more
I get painless red spots on the head& shaft of my penis, after sex, takes a month to go away. No condoms, same gf for 7 years. Penile cancer?
Ultrasound done. Not cancer. Looks like vessel clog. Lump under skin under penis head. Itchy only after masturbation. No pain. What could it be?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Had prostate cancer 3 yrs ago and did radiation treatment successfully. Am I more likely to have skin cancer in scrotum, penis? Itch, braking out bad.
Red odorous bumps looks like pimples under penis head partner had cancer causing HPV but treated could she give me genital warts? Or is it yeast inf?
Need to be seen: This is probably an infection -- several come to mind, including chancroid -- and your physician needs to see it. ...Read more
I had 3 ct scans. Abdomen/pelvis last year, head and chest this year. Now I find out they give you cancer! Should I be concerned?
I’ve had 3 ct scans: abdomen/pelvis, low-dose chest and head. I read I’ll probably get cancer from these. Should I be concerned? 41/m
Yes: Be concerned because this indicates you are reading the wrong stuff. It is always concerning when patients get their hands on the wrong stuff and read it, as it scares patients. One should keep trying to get the right stuff to read, for whatever future questions one has. In this case, the right stuff will state that nobody will "probably get cancer from" three typical CT scans. ...Read more
Due to hypochondria I had 3 ct scans. Abdomen/pelvis last year, chest and head this year. Will I get cancer from the radiation? So scared.
Health Anxiety: Can be very unsettling but it is also very treatable. Please see a mental health professional after medical conditions are ruled out by your doc. Self-disclosure is a part of any relationship so share your concerns w/your potential partner. Cognitive therapy and clinical hypnosis can be very effective. See www. Asch. Net for some referrals or leads for clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without examining the "lumps". At your age the lumps are likely to be sebaceous cysts. Please see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
I have a bump on my penis, I think I got it from a spider, but I got it about 3 months ago and it hasn't gone away? It hurts... Could it be cancer?
Not likely: Likely to be an infection, possibly STD. Check with your doctor. ...Read more