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Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised ...Read more


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For a teenager, should he remove pearly penile papules or wait to see if they go away by themselves?

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

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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?

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

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I have a little bump on my nose that won't go away it bleeds if I scratch it? Fibrous papule?

I have a little bump on my nose that won't go away it bleeds if I scratch it? Fibrous papule?

Nose: In this case a picture is worth a thousand words. See a dermatologist and have it checked out ...Read more

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Do pearly penile papules go away on there own? Or do I have to go to the doctor to be peerscribes an anti biotic?

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

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Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Specialist for that: Dermatologists are properly trained to make diagnosis of skin problems, and their offices are set up to take care of the many maladies affecting the skin. They have the proper equipment and tools to take appropriate biopsy of skin diseases, and to treat them. ...Read more

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Was my circ messed up for me to get pearly papules?

Was my circ messed up for me to get pearly papules?

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

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Could penile papule grow longer?

Could penile papule grow longer?

Probably not. ..: After becoming an adult, the size of pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis will remain the same at around 1-3 mm and not grow bigger. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a pearly penile papule?

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

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How to get rid of papules?

How to get rid of papules?

Penile papules: Laser treatment is the only effective method of removal for pearly penile papules. Any website that says otherwise is providing false information. It is as simple as that. Co2 laser treatment has documented medical case studies and personal case studies, l. ...Read more

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I have penile papules, help me?

I have penile papules, help me?

No treatment: Penile pearly papules are little small bumps noted along the rim of the head of penis (corona, glans penis). This is a normal finding and does not require treatment. If unsure about the papules, see your local urologist for confirmation. ...Read more

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Inflamed penile papules, what to do?

Inflamed penile papules, what to do?

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

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What ointment need for penile papules?

What ointment need for penile papules?

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

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What is the best way to tell your partner that you have penile papules?

What is the best way to tell your partner that you have penile papules?

Move honest and then: Get tested to see what it causing it and offer support to have your partner tested too. ...Read more

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What could cause a small cluster of flesh-colored papules on lower gingiva?

What could cause a small cluster of flesh-colored papules on lower gingiva?

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

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I'm a teenage guy and have papules on my cheeks, how can I get rid of them?

I'm a teenage guy and have papules on my cheeks, how can I get rid of them?

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