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What does a diagnosis of papule on the skin mean? How common are they? ( Papule was pink and soft. )
Not Messed Up!: The cause of pearly penile papules (ppp) remains unknown. It is reported to occur in 8-48% of men. It is not related to having a circumcision. In fact, ppp are observed more frequently in uncircumcised men. Interestingly, in uncircumcised men with ppp who under go circumcision later in life, regression of the papules is commonly seen. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Papules or pimples?: Papules are skin lesions that extend above or below the skin surface. They are usually associated with dermatological or viral diseases. Pimples are english vernacular for acne. Treatment of acne starts with cleanliness, oil removal and use of benzoyl peroxide, available as many brand names over the counter. ...Read more
Circumsized, noticed tiny flesh colour shiny spots which may be papules? But in some areas seems bigger than others, and very noticeable most times?
There is a singular growth on the underside of my glans 1mm wide and tall. It is flesh tone no pain. Is this a papule/tag/something else?
What is the basic difference between papule , macule and crops . send me some clinically relevant pics ?
How raised is it: A macule is flat. Can't feel it with your eyes closed. A papule is raised and can be felt. A vesicle is a papule that has fluid in it - like a tear drop. It may also have pus in it- yellowish - then it's called a pustule. All these lesions are smaller than 5 mm in greatest dimension. Please google for images. ...Read more
Yes: If it bothers you, i would recommend seeing your dermatologist and asking for it to be removed. ...Read more
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