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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous(oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you get pimples on your penis? And what does it mean when you are sore and feel bruised where your pubic hair is? Will it go away soon?

Can you get pimples on your penis? And what does it mean when you are sore and feel bruised where your pubic hair is? Will it go away soon?

See answer: Many types of "bumps" occur on the penis. If what you are noticing are multiple, small, slightly raised, similar in appearance, white to flesh-colored "bumps" on the penis, these are just prominent hair follicles or sebaceous glands and are normal, especially near base of the penis. If your soreness feels like it is deeper within, likely represents an irritation of your prostate: usually resolves. ...Read more

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Can you get a pimple on the shaft of your penis? Have not had sex by the way so it is not an STD.

Can you get a pimple on the shaft of your penis? Have not had sex by the way so it is not an STD.

Yes: While not the typical area where pimples happen - they can occur in the genital region due to an over activity of the sebaceous glands or ingrown hair. Any of the OTC spot treatments for acne would take it away pretty quickly (don't pop it). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you get a pimple or acne on the penis?

Can you get a pimple or acne on the penis?

Yes: However, you can also get genital warts on your penis if you are sexually active. Therefore, you should have an examination with your doctor to determine exactly what the proper diagnosis is. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a pimple on your penis at home safely?

How do you get rid of a pimple on your penis at home safely?

Don't do it...: Known to all, no one have ever been born perfectly. In real life, i will absolutely not advise anyone to do something to the pimple-like bump in the penis. If it is small ; not hurting, please leave it alone and don't do something by yourself to injure the penis leading to possible infection. If growing in size or hurting, see doc timely and it can be removed under local anesthesia by doc... ...Read more

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I have a pimple like thing on the lower shaft of my penis when i squeeze it clear fluid comes out and it get smaller but comes back within minutes?

I have a pimple like thing on the lower shaft of my penis when i squeeze it clear fluid comes out and it get smaller but comes back within minutes?

Sebaceous cyst: If it is a sebaceous cyst, leave it alone unless it bleeds or causes problems during intercourse. Diagnosis can be made by a dermatologist or a urologist. ...Read more