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Only sex w wife. I hv dark spots on head of penis aftr mastrbating/wiping w rough paper towel. Dr thought it was glands. HPV or herpes? No puss/pain

Only sex w wife. I hv dark spots on head of penis aftr mastrbating/wiping w rough paper towel. Dr thought it was glands. HPV or herpes? No puss/pain

Not enough info...: Without a direct look these spots, it is surely hard to give right diagnosis although sebaceous glands or pearly penile papules or foreskin-related rash, etc. May be. Clinically, if not increasing in size & number, not changing in their look, and not hurting, they are probably nothing serious; if so, leave them alone and see. If not, to to be re-evaluated in 6-12 months is reasonable. ...Read more

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Used retin a (tretinoin) on penis head, skin got burned but now healed. Noticing small dark spots on penis head. How to cure this Please help!!

Used retin a (tretinoin) on penis head, skin got burned but now healed. Noticing small dark spots on penis head. How to cure this Please help!!

See below: Not unusual to have either residual hypo- or hyperpigmenation of the penis (shaft or glans) after treatment or resolution of any type of infection, inflammation, or irritation. Such pigmentation tends to return toward normal with time (months to years). Trying to normalize these areas with various topicals sometimes delay rather than enhances the process. Recommend see a dermatologist if concerned ...Read more

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Penis head skin is bumpy, have small skin coloured pimples, small dark spots, doc gave Bepanthen to apply. Is it safe to use, Will it heal? Help?

Penis head skin is bumpy, have small skin coloured pimples, small dark spots, doc gave Bepanthen to apply. Is it safe to use, Will it heal? Help?

Safe: Also useless, a waste of money. You are not describing a infection and this cream will not benefit anything. You had best see a dermatologist and begin by defining these lesions. Any treatment must flow from the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a dark spot that is itchy near but not on the head of my penis is there a cream or something I can use?

I have a dark spot that is itchy near but not on the head of my penis is there a cream or something I can use?

DEPENDS: Upon what this is.

You might try a OTC cortisone anti-itch preparation but if not completely CLEAR in 5-7 days CHECK IT OUT with your PCP first (Primary care) whyo may refer you!

BTW I am sure you are aware that STD's may "look" like this AVOID sexual contact until you KNOW what it is!

Hope this helps! ]
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I have a little dark spot on head of penis ever since I got punched there. The head doesn't go back down to flaccid size even when penis isn't erect?

I have a little dark spot on head of penis ever since I got punched there. The head doesn't go back down to flaccid size even when penis isn't erect?

This should resolve: If it has only be a few weeks since you were punched, this may be a contusion/hematoma and should resolve over a few weeks to a few months. If you did have a bruise, the dark spot may just be post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation which fades over 3-4 months. ...Read more

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I have a dark spot on the head of my penis also it kind hurts casually and after peeing what could it be?

I have a dark spot on the head of my penis also it kind hurts casually and after peeing what could it be?

Couple possibilities: But it just needs to be seen. Otherwise it is guess work. People can have moles but they usually do not hurt, there are brownish warts that could hurt etc. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a dark spot in the left side of my penis head. It's about 3-5mm and is inside the muscle. I have no symptoms so should I be worried?

Hello, I have a dark spot in the left side of my penis head. It's about 3-5mm and is inside the muscle. I have no symptoms so should I be worried?

Here are some...: If no symptoms and not increasing in size, leave it alone. Clinically, it may represent the common occurrence of sebaceous cyst which may slowly grow over time. Of course, it's hard to give a right Dx with a direct look and feel at it. So, seek evaluation and counseling. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I saw a small dark spot on my penis, when I touched it, the skin got removed and a sore appeared. No burning or pain. I had a similar thing 2 y ago.

I saw a small dark spot on my penis, when I touched it, the skin got removed and a sore appeared. No burning or pain. I had a similar thing 2 y ago.

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it's hard to offer right Dx & Rx. But based on your age, what described, and the commonality of penile lesion, this dark spot may represent the appearance of sebaceous gland-related blackhead, which poses no clinical significance as long as no obvious infection incurs. So, seek evaluation at the peak of such occurrence for confirmation & counseling. ...Read more

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Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

Wondering about red spots on head of penis?

Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...Read more

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Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have spots like white but some have heads on the. And some don't btw there on my penis?

I have spots like white but some have heads on the. And some don't btw there on my penis?

Sebaceous glands?: Without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate Dx. But, clinically, what you described are some hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles interspersed with few Fordyce spots, which are harmless and require no Rx as long as having no superimposed infection/abscess. More detail? See / ask uro-doc timely for confirmation. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Like its 2 small like spots on the penis head that when they touch are sensitive. What might that be?

Like its 2 small like spots on the penis head that when they touch are sensitive. What might that be?

Get checked for STD: If you are sexually active, it could be an infection like herpes. The time window to start medication for herpes is short, so go to a clinic today to have someone diagnose the problem and start treatment. Remember to protect yourself and your partner/s by always using condoms. If it is herpes, that is a lifelong infection that you can give to others even on days when you don't see the sores. ...Read more

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My penis head was pink and I have recently noticed there are brown looking spots on it and I don't know when it occurred. What could it be?

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My penis head was pink and I have recently noticed there are brown looking spots on it and I don't know when it occurred. What could it be?

Here are some. ..: Such color change in glans penis may occur and evolve along lifetime most commonly resulting from estrogen effect from sexual intercourse. Largely, it's harmless as long as there is no elevation, irritation, bleeding, etc. To clarify such concern requires professional evaluation and exam with inspection & palpation after detailing history on its onset, degree, progress, etc. Over time. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some raised spots on the head of the penis?

Yes: Many men have a ring of small pin head size lumps all arround the glans penis. These are papillae, actually nerve endings, these are normal. It is not a disease. I have seen many men come to my office thinking these are warts. They donot need to be removed and should not be removed. Zk. ...Read more

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Is it normalt to have white spots around the head of your penis?

Yes: These could be normal perqly penile papules. They are very small. These could represent genital warts or molluscum which needs to be treated. Show them to doctor on next visit, especially if they are newly acquired. ...Read more

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What are these small white spots/dots around the start of penis head?

What are these small white spots/dots around the start of penis head?

Most likely yeast: First question is are you a diabetic and then are you circumcised,

You should have diabetes checked and have smear done of spots to concur. ...Read more

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My penis head is changing in colour. It is getting lighter spots. Is this bad?

My penis head is changing in colour. It is getting lighter spots. Is this bad?

It's one of those: Things that you'd have to see to properly evaluate. Let your doctor take a look at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have white spots below the head of my penis they don't hurt or anything, they are just worrying me what they could be

I have white spots below the head of my penis they don't hurt or anything, they are just worrying me what they could be

Pearly penile papule: Yes. Most of the time this is a common, harmless finding known as pearly penile papules. No treatment required. If you are still concerned, show your primary physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part. Can anyone tell what is this?

What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part. Can anyone tell what is this?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell what it may be, but clinically these spots may be so-called pearly penile papules or something related to the effects of long tight foreskin according to what you briefed. How to put all the related things together correctly for right care/counseling? Follow on instruction articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health ...Read more

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Hi. I have small 'goosebump' type spots on my penis (not the head) I am scared as they have just appeared lately. I would appreciate help!

Hi. I have small 'goosebump' type spots on my penis (not the head) I am scared as they have just appeared lately. I would appreciate help!

POSSIBLE Fordyce: Spots, which are visible seabaceous glands. Please see your doc for diagnosis. Please don't worry. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have one or 2 Fordyce's spots just under the head of my penis since the beginning of February that come and go. Is there a way to cure them?

I have one or 2 Fordyce's spots just under the head of my penis since the beginning of February that come and go. Is there a way to cure them?

No cure and no need: This Q was privately addressed; clinically, there is absolutely no need to eradicate it, which just happens to few but clinically insignificant. To verify how it may affect personal life mentally or physically, have urologist take a direct look at so to make right decision. In reality, no cure is available for anything, but just modify with drug or procedures if practically needed. Best wish... ...Read more

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Embarrassing question but I transferred athletesfoot to the head of my penis, two spots that I've treated for a week. Is it contagious ifmy gf blow?

Embarrassing question but I transferred athletesfoot to the head of my penis, two spots that I've treated for a week. Is it contagious ifmy gf blow?

Not really: Yeast or fungus are in our digestive tract to a certain degree. It's unlikely to transmit via oral sex. But, you can transmit HPV, which is associated with cervical cancer, genital and oral condylomata. Also incidence of oral cancers have been linked with oral sex. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more