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After I had unprotected sex I noticed sort of hair follicle bumps on my penis shaft. But they don't itch or hurt. Could it be anything bad? Or nothing

After I had unprotected sex I noticed sort of hair follicle bumps on my penis shaft. But they don't itch or hurt. Could it be anything bad? Or nothing

Sebaceous cysts?: Clinically and most likely, what you saw represent the common occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles. Nonetheless, without a direct look at / feel on them, it is still hard to offer perfect diagnosis. So, it's reasonable to leave them alone and see if not hurting or bothering. More? See counseling or contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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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?

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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I have 4 to 5 red painless bumps on base of penis near pubic region with each one having a single hair follicle growing from it?

I have 4 to 5 red painless bumps on base of penis near pubic region with each one having a single hair follicle growing from it?

You are: describing "classical" FOLLICULITIS.... Use an antibacterial soap...followed by an OTC antibiotic cream (eg"NEOSPORIN) and if not "better" get the area checked out medically...doesn't sound like an STD but if not better...get it evaluated Hope this helps! ...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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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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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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How long do hair bumps on penis take to heal?

How long do hair bumps on penis take to heal?

Depends...: The timing to heal depends on the degree of inflammation and personal health for self-healing. However, on average, it may take 5-10 days to resolve. For more individual specifics on the subject, contact the treating doc. To help understand on what to do for self-care, go to Basics for... in http://www.formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. Best wish... ...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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