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Dark Spots On Head Of Penis
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
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
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
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?
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!
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My son is almost 7 and he has flat dark spot on his penis shaft and head. They appear to be discoloration under the skin. Should I be worried?
Probably not: But it's easy to have your pediatrician evaluate it at his next visit. ...Read more
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 dark spot on the head of my penis also it kind hurts casually and after peeing what could it be?
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
I had unprotected sex with a new partner....The next day I noticed several dark purplish, kinda faded spot on my penis head. Is this potentially bad?
Penis: Not too likely 24 hours later but get examined by a physician if you think your were exposed to an std. ...Read more
I received oral from a girl the other day and I noticed the next morning a dark (circular like) purple spot of the head of the penis. Hematoma?
Could be.: If it hurts like a bruise, that's probably what it is. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I have found something white around my head on penis. It looks like white small spots a little grainy. What is that?
Normal: Sounds like normal oil glands. Just leave them alone ...Read more
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
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
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
My son is almost 7 and we just noticed black, flat spots on his penis shaft and head? What is that?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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