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Doctor insights on: Hair Follicle Bumps On Penis

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So when my penis is erect under it I notice hair growing and there's a bump following that hair follicle, what is that bump?

So when my penis is erect under it I notice hair growing and there's a bump following that hair follicle, what is that bump?

Here are some...: What you saw and described is common & harmless, most likely representing the hyperactive sebaceous gland of hair follicle, for which do nothing if not mentally and/or physically bothering you such of that from superimposed infection like that in the acne on the face. More? Seek evaluation preferably by urologist if possible. ...Read more

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Small bumps on the skin of my penis about a month ago and not gone away. hope they are hair follicles that are irritated from shaving, suggestions?

Small bumps on the skin of my penis about a month ago and not gone away. hope they are hair follicles that are irritated from shaving, suggestions?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can write to us again with the URL listed> will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have small bumps at the base of my penis, hair follicles or warts??

Either: You need to see your dermatologist to find out. These could also be oil glands or cysts or molluscum contagiosum or angiomas. You will probably need a biopsy. ...Read more

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Bump below penis head small cut below bump. some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

May be physiologic: This may be physiologic but other possibilities are folliculitis - inflammation of the hair follicles. The bump or nodule may be a fibroma. It would be best to see a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a lot of white bumps on penis and hair starting to grow out of it.It starts from the bottom of the penis to the top.Please help.

I have a lot of white bumps on penis and hair starting to grow out of it.It starts from the bottom of the penis to the top.Please help.

Difficult to tell: These bumps can be associated with multiple possible problems. It could be warts, infected follicles, herpes, fungal infection, etc. I would suggest to get seen as soon as possible by your doctor in order to get a reliable answer. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tiny white bumps on penis and testicles, painless ever since w/ hair coming out? Sexually active once at 13 besides masturbation.

Is it normal to have tiny white bumps on penis and testicles, painless ever since w/ hair coming out? Sexually active once at 13 besides masturbation.

May be normal: The bumps you are noticing are probably just normal hair follicles, but they could also be folliculitis, molluscum contagiosum. If it is superficial folliculitis it disappears in few days , Deep folliculitis needs treatment. Molluscum can spread to other people because of that you need to be treated if it is the diagnosis. So, see your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my back for 2 months.It's like something bit me or could be hair follicle.Neosporin reduced it but no completely.

I've had a bump on my back for 2 months.It's like something bit me or could be hair follicle.Neosporin reduced it but no completely.

Bump: Any lesion not healing should be evaluated by a Dermatologist for further evaluation, from what you are describing, however it sounds like you may have a cyst which may have developed. A Dermatologist, however can confirm this for you. ...Read more

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