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Could A Lump On The Skin Of My Penis Be Penile Cancer
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
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?
Unlikely: But maybe. Get checked by a urologist. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you need to see your dermatologist for a biopsy. ...Read more
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
Base of the penis hurts on and off. Have 3 warts on scrotum. Could it be penile cancer? But uro said they were not warts? Scared!
Small, flat, painless freckle like spots on the tip of my penis. Not sure how long I have had them. Penile cancer? I am circumcised.
Freckles: You're entitled to have freckles there, even if the sun seldom shines on it. More than a few guys do. Show your physician on your next office visit to be sure. ...Read more
How about urethritis: Burning from the urethra (the tube that conducts urine ; semen to the outside world) usually signifies inflammation ("urethritis") as is typically seen with sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infection, or instrumentation. Penile cancer is low on the list of possibilities, but see your doctor about getting appropriate diagnosis ; treatment asap or you risk at least urethral stenosis. ...Read more
Combination: A combination of poor hygiene (often not the man's fault if the foreskin is tight) and infection with a cancer-producing strain of hpv. Now that the hpv vaccine is offered to teenaged boys, we will hopefully see even less of this dread tumor. In the meantime, any wart or red spot that doesn't go away needs to be looked at to save this important body part! ...Read more
Is it safe to apply lotion to my penis long term? It always gets dry. I just wanna know if long term use won't give penile cancer or something.
I went tanning about 8 months ago and have had a rash on penis since, is it possible to get penile cancer from tanning 1 time?
NO: Don't worry you will not get penile cancer, so many other factors involved to get one, age (not at 25), personal hygiene, not cleaning fore skin, exposure to carcinogens like chimney sweeping etc, uncommon in western world, you rash may some allergic reaction from detergents, under wear go and see your doctor and keep you mind at ease. ...Read more
If you have hpv on penis, and if you keep your general penile hygiene good with no smegma, do you get penile cancer still? Scared!
Rare but happens: The risk depends on the strain. The wart strains appear to have no potential to trigger penile cancer. Next, you have ample opportunity should the process begin to seek out treatment before it transitions to a cancer. Just pay attention to the penis & examine it on a regular basis. If any odd sores or skin changes occur, have it evaluated. ...Read more
Slight purplish colour in the penile corona Could it be penile cancer? I have warts on scrotum (3) but nothing on penis. Uncircumsized. Help!!
Penile lesion: To be safe, a biopsy should be considered. ...Read more
My penis has had a small red rash on it for about 8 months. It hasn't gotten better or worse. I've tried Monistat and neosporin but nothing has helped. It also looks slightly swollen. Could it be penile cancer?
I have genital warts on my scrotum. And also uncircumcised. I generally keep my penis clean inside and outside. No smegma. Chances of penile cancer? Low?
See below: Overall, penile cancer is a very rare cancer. And though it has been associated with certain high-risk strains of HPV and occurs almost exclusively in uncircumcised males....safe sex with regular condom usage and good, proper, regular penile hygiene are the most important and effective preventative measures against developing penile cancer. ...Read more
I have an lump on right testicle and I get red ruches on the right side of the scrotum. This makes me think a got penile cancer.
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 have a lump and very light rash on the glans on my penis and worried it could be cancer, I can't find any images of how to tell if it's a possibilty?
Wait two weeks: If it is a palpable mass get seen now. Otherwise there is no extra risk in waiting two weeks to see if it clears. ...Read more
I'm not: Clear what you mean by bottom. Base means where your penis attaches at the pubis, bottom to me means along the shaft from base toward glans/foreskin if you still have one. Testes are in the scrotum. When you have such a consern, since I can't see it, you should show it to someone that knows normal from go to the urologist. ...Read more
I feel I have a painless lump in my left testicle and the penis size doesn't seem normal. Can it mean cancer?
Evaluation: You should be evaluated and have ultrasound and possible biopsy and resection of mass to find the cause of problem. ...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
Penile lesion: You would need to see a urologist to be examined and do determine the cause for the lump ...Read more
Small lump at base of penis shaft, only noticeable when erect. Had for 7 years. Told sebaceous cyst or varicocele. Its right where my pinky is if I grip it. Does cancer present like this?
I seem to have an immovable hard lump in the tissues of the penile shaft, not on the skin, doesn't hurt and my penis doesn't bend when erect?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
I am experiencing penile discharge, unpleasant smell, itching, penis head is very sensitive, dried smegma, white lumps, Ureaplasma urealyticum? Doxycy
STD? Balanitis?: Probably an STD, much more likely gonorrhea or chlamydia than Ureaplasma, which is a normal bacteria in the genital tract and rarely causes symptoms or disease of any kind. If uncircucised, this might be fungal or nonspecific balanitis, not an STD and might clear up with twice daily foreskin retraction and washing. Either way, you need professional exam and probably STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more
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