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Can Vaginal Papules Go Away
Not sure if what I see would be considered sores, bumps, etc. They’re in white patches which is abnormal for me, but the shape/size kinda just look like the normal vaginal “papules”. The discharge is white but not like cottage-cheese. No pain/itching?
Dermatologist/gyn: Suggest that you see a doc to get evaluated with specific cultures and /or bx. Obviously you ought to d/c any intimate activity until this matter is resolved. ...Read more
I have a papule with no head, it had almost been a week now since I had it on my right cheeck, it's size has reduced, it is still red and a little bit swollen, but dosnt hurt atall!! how long will it take for it to go away? What are the ways I can treat it
For a teenager, should he remove pearly penile papules or wait to see if they go away by themselves?
Penile Papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. ...Read more
The small skin coloured papule on the side of my nostril does not get bigger but when scratfhed it does bleed and won't go away. What could this be?
Unusual growth: At your age, there are a lot of reasons for things to appear on the face including acne, enlarged pores, etc. You may have a simple skin tag there that is excess skin that protrudes like a tag. It would bleed if traumatized. Get to a doc and have them remove it. It is simple and fairly painless procedure that will end your worries. ...Read more
Nose: In this case a picture is worth a thousand words. See a dermatologist and have it checked out ...Read more
When does pearly penile papules go away? Or is there away to make them go away because I have had then since puberty started (2 years ago.)
Its hard to tell: I wpuld consult a Urologist if worried. ...Read more
I think I have a papule on the nose that will not go away for 1 year already! It's like a button, but there's nothing dedant what treatment please?
See below: See a dermatologist and have this evaluated. ...Read more
Do pearly penile papules go away on there own? Or do I have to go to the doctor to be peerscribes an anti biotic?
Pearly Papules: Though there is no risk to your health with pearly penile papules, you don’t have to live with them. If you are feeling self-conscious or embarrassed by them, carbon dioxide laser ablation can remove or reduce the appearance of the bumps. Remember that you do not have to do anything at all. Just know that you have an option. ...Read more
Not Messed Up!: The cause of pearly penile papules (ppp) remains unknown. It is reported to occur in 8-48% of men. It is not related to having a circumcision. In fact, ppp are observed more frequently in uncircumcised men. Interestingly, in uncircumcised men with ppp who under go circumcision later in life, regression of the papules is commonly seen. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Infection is high: On the list of things that cause what you are describing. I would have it examined by a physician soon. ...Read more
See your doctor: For proper diagnosis and treatment. It's hard to make a diagnosis on this platform without seeing a photo. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can also request a consult with one of us through that. ...Read more
Let me explain:
Pearly penile papules does not pose any serious health risks to people and while this is the case, a vast majority of those who have it are driven by the desire to get rid of it.
Application of Alpha hydroxy acid
cream of low concentration of aha may be applied over the affected area without spreading outside, 2 – 3 times a day. By continuing the treatment for a few days, the bumps will fall. ...Read more
Move honest and then: Get tested to see what it causing it and offer support to have your partner tested too. ...Read more
Bohns nodules: Bohn's nodules are smooth whitish bumps or cysts which are sometimes found in the mouths of newborns. They are found at the junction of the hard and soft palate, and along lingual and buccal parts of the dental ridges, away from the midline. These nodules are 1-3 mm in size, and filled with keratin. ...Read more
Proactiv: Your skin begins a lifelong process of shedding dead cells and producing oil. This process can be disrupted by your hormone balance, which changes throughout your life. The acne cycle is initiated when excess oil and dead skin cells combine to plug the pore of a hair follicle; behind the plugged pore, bacteria grow and multiply, triggering inflammation and swelling. Try otc proactiv. ...Read more