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Are pearly penile papules contagious?

Are pearly penile papules contagious?

No they are not: They are a normal finding, more prominent in uncircumcised men & harmless ...Read more

Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised ...Read more


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Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Fordyce Spots: Medical experts believe that these tiny bumps are caused by sebum, which is the skin's natural oil. This natural oil is trapped in the sebaceous glands that do not have hair. In normal cases, sebaceous glands open up into hair follicles and the natural oil is secreted through the airshaft. However, sometimes there is no hair and thus no way to discharge this natural body oil. ...Read more

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Pearly penile papulus and hirsuties papillaris genitalis, hirsuties coronae glandis. Are they the same?

Pearly penile papulus and hirsuties papillaris genitalis, hirsuties coronae glandis. Are they the same?

Pearly papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. They are the same. ...Read more

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Clusters of tiny white bumps beneath penis glans, appear after intercourse, std?

Clusters of tiny white bumps beneath penis glans, appear after intercourse, std?

Probably PPP, not ST: Pearly penile papules, sometimes white, sometimes pink are a normal finding. They may have become a little more prominent or you have only recenetly become aware of them. Normal finding & more prominent in uncircumcised men. ...Read more

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How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

No, since ...: The experience shows they will not change in size and number, and are harmless so requiring no Rx & leaving them alone as the surest way of care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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White spots on penile glans? Warts?

White spots on penile glans? Warts?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

No: These are sebaceous glands. All grown men have some of them, and they're healthy -- they prevent chapping of the skin. ...Read more

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Would toothpaste get rid of pearly penile papules?

Would toothpaste get rid of pearly penile papules?

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

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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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Pigmented lesion ..Back...Biopsy sheets dermoepidermal junction nests pigmented bland looking round cells &nuclei.......Whats diagnosis plz?

Pigmented lesion ..Back...Biopsy sheets dermoepidermal junction  nests pigmented bland looking round cells &nuclei.......Whats diagnosis plz?

Sounds benign: This description sounds like a benign mole or what a pathologist would call a junctional nevus. There should be a final diagnosis on the report in addition to the description. Doesn't sound worrisome or atypical to me. ...Read more

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Are white spots on penis contagious?

Are white spots on penis contagious?

Depends : That depends in what's causing them, and i can't figure that out from the description. However, if they're just flat white spots, they're probably not contagious. ...Read more

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Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Exam needed: You will need to see a health care provider for an examination to determine the likely cause of the bumps. ...Read more

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I have hirsuties papillaris genitalis aka pearly penile papules?

I have hirsuties papillaris genitalis aka pearly penile papules?

Pearly papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. ...Read more

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What are the differences between penile plaque, sebaceous cyst, & epidermal cyst on penile shaft? Or, are they same? Thanks.

What are the differences between penile plaque, sebaceous cyst, & epidermal cyst on penile shaft?  Or, are they same? Thanks.

Different: Although the sebaceous and epidermal cyst are nearly the same, the plaque is deeper in the layers of the layers of tissue of the penile shaft. ...Read more