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Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Small skin bumps can be indicative of a rash or other irritant-induced condition, but may also indicate other ...Read more


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How can one treat papules at home by our own?

How can one treat papules at home by our own?

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

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Was my circ messed up for me to get pearly papules?

Was my circ messed up for me to get pearly papules?

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

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What does a diagnosis of a seborrhoeic papule on the skin mean?

What does a diagnosis of a seborrhoeic papule on the skin mean?

Seborrheic: Seborrheic implying the involvement of a sebacious gland (oil producing gland of the skin). A seborrheic papule most likely refers to the inflammation of a sebacious gland. ...Read more

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What does a diagnosis of papule on the skin mean? How common are they? ( Papule was pink and soft. )

What does a diagnosis of papule on the skin mean? How common are they? ( Papule was pink and soft.  )

Description: Papule is a descriptive term. Skin lesions are called macules if these are not palpable. papules if slightly raised and palpable, nodule if larger and form visible masses. The diagnosis would depend on related findings and would require an examination. ...Read more

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What are fibrous papules?

What are fibrous papules?

Benign growths: These are also known as angiofibromas. They are common benign growths on the mid face a bout the size of a pinhead. Usually solitary and arising in adulthood, in rare cases occur multiply and are markers for tuberous sclerosus. ...Read more

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Could penile papule grow longer?

Could penile papule grow longer?

Probably not ...: After becoming an adult, the size of pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis will remain the same at around 1-3 mm and not grow bigger. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a pearly penile papule?

What could be the cause of a pearly penile papule?

Infection is high: On the list of things that cause what you are describing. I would have it examined by a physician soon. ...Read more