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Get Rid Of Papules
Laser: I'm going to assume you are describing pearly penile papules, a row of bumps that one man in 100 has on the back of his glans / head. It's a matter of personal preference as to whether to keep them or have them lasered off; they are harmless and might be considered cool / special. ...Read more
Surgery: Although pearly penile papules (ppp) are a benign variant and do not require any treatment, some men request therapy to have them removed to help alleviate anxiety. Successful treatments include laser ablation using co2 laser (including fractional) electrodesiccation with curettage, and excisional surgery. ...Read more
Very Stubborn.: Good luck in finding any way, cheap, affordable or expensive, that effectively eliminating these papules. Fortunately, the papules are rarely symptomatic. ...Read more
Only use in mouth: Toothpaste should only be used in your mouth on your teeth. Using toothpaste on the skin can cause rashes and irritations. ...Read more
May be normal bumps!: Fordyce spots are considered a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may be interested in trying to remove them. A skin laser treatment center may be needed, so a dermatologist consultation may be helpful. One should realize that removing a spot can leave a scar. ...Read more
Penis: If you are talking about the small glands around the head of your penis, don't. ...Read more
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
I have 2 or 3 yellowish papule in the foreskin of my penis. They are there for years now. What are they and how can I get rid of them?
Milia: It is likely you have milia, which are benign tiny cysts on the skin. A dermatologist or urologist can often easily remove these growths in their office. ...Read more
10 ds ago I was bitten by a mosquito, up till now there is a red blanch-able Papule, non itchy non tender, only red, how can I get rid of it!
Avoid any irritation: If it's not painful and doesn't itch, you probably don't have to take any action. However you do need to avoid scratching a plane with it. Avoid any kind of friction. Avoid putting any substance or chemicals on it. If it's just a simple mosquito bite, pimple should go away on its own. Give it another week if it's still not bothering you. ...Read more
I have a small white papules around my eyes (i think it is milia) it is persist for along time, I need a way to get rid of it (medications or so on)?
Small white papules: Milia are tiny cysts that don't have an opening to the surface of the skin. The only way to get rid of them is to have your dermatologist open them with a needle or blade and scoop them out with a comedone extractor. The skin around the eyes is delicate and easily damaged, so please have your doctor take care of that. ...Read more
I have developed some small growths on my penis. I suspect that I have pearly penile papules. They started a year or two back. How can I get rid of them and do they affect my fertility.
They are normal: Pink Pearly Papules can form a ring around head of penis. Sometimes appear more prominent than other ties. There are good pictures on Google. Com. U can't get rid of them, they are harmless, may itch at times. Not STD & not infectious & will not affect sex partner. Will not affect fertility ...Read more
I have atrophic scars on the glans penis, like acne boxcar scars, shallow/flat. Can I get them laser resurfaced like treatment for papules? Options?
Scars of the glans:
from your question I did not get the sense that you had pain from the scars.
I recommend against any further ablative treatments to the skin of the penis. This is a very sensitive part of your body and any ablative therapies such as laser resurfacing or more caustic treatments could reduce sensibility to this organ. Good luck.
Dan downey M.D.
Downey plastic surgery
www. Dr-downey. Com. ...Read more
You can: But best bet is a DERMATOLOGIST.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot
Hormone related acne: It's those pregnancy hormones at work yet again, causing your pore to secrete excess oil. Stick to to a well balanced diet. Avoid those pregnancy cravings for junk foods. And other possible cause is liver dysfunction...Fatty liver or cholestasis---dysfunctional gall bladder. If you are having a lot of bloating or belly pain check with your OB doctor and check---liver function tests--or Ultra s ...Read more
What are my treatment options for pearly penile papules? I've had it for years and just found out what it was tonight online!
They are normal...: Pearly penile papules are considered a normal anatomical variation and are not medically significant. They do not have to be treated or removed. As there are risks associated with any procedure, you should strongly consider the risks before you decide to undergo a procedure to remove them. If you do want to discuss options, make an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more
I enquired of my problem a little more and found it is pearly penile papules. Does it harmful and what is the treatment for this?
No treatment: Entirely benign. No need to treat. Stop right there. Not a disease. Not an infection. Too tiny to be of cosmetic interest. Forget about it. ...Read more
I think I have a papule on the nose that will not go away for 1 year already! It's like a button, but there's nothing dedant what treatment please?
See below: See a dermatologist and have this evaluated. ...Read more
I never use to have papules on the head of my penis why now? Is there treatment, will it stop and not grow in size?
You need evaluation: You need to be seen by a family doctor or dermatologist. No one can tell you what it is without seeing it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have pearly penile papules for long time. I am looking for good treatment where I can find doctor for this.?
Relax: Assuming your diagnosis is correct there is no reason to treat these. They are not a disease. They are not ugly. If you still want to treat these your efforts will be better spent at a psychiatrist. ...Read more