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Hard Bump On Penis
Sebaceous cyst...: The most common lump as described is sebaceous cyst, which may grow in size with highly variable pace and may become infected occasionally leading to abscess. But a better diagnosis requires direct inspection and palpation after good history. So, collect the feature, degree, and course of the bump over time and bring them to see the experts timely. ...Read more
Need more info...: Please collect the feature, degree, and detailed sequence of event of its color, size, symptoms, etc and bring them to see urologist who can figure out what it's for you. If it's lifelong, discolored, not hurting, it can be a benign mole; if quite a long while, but become red and hurting, it may be an infected sebaceous cyst; or. .. Nonetheless, direct inspection and palpation are needed for dx.. ...Read more
Writing pen head sized hard bumps on the penis head...Barely see them, but definitely feel them when erect...Suggestions?
I've got a hard bump on my penis. Painless unless irritated, sometimes produces sebum. I'm sexually active but always use protection. What could it be?
Hard Bump on Penis: A sebaceous cyst is a type of cyst that forms in the epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin. Sebaceous cysts are common, noncancerous, and are generally not a serious condition. The only treatment is surgical excision. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Penis bump: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
Two small hard bump on shaft of penis since last week, still there. I had softer bumps at exact same place before but went away in a day. What to do?
More info needed: It's difficult to judge potential causes from this description. If the "bumps" are superficial, genital warts might be the best bet; or just skin tags. If they seem to be coming up from deeper in the skin, maybe just skin cysts or pimples. Only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or clinic. If there is a national health genitourinary medicine clinic near you, that would be a good choice. ...Read more
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
I have a tiny (can't be seen without pulling skin)hard bump on shaft of penis. I obsessively check it although it has no other symptoms. Should I worry?
Probably not...: But if you can't help worrying, go get it checked out. You will feel reassured at least. ...Read more
May be. ..: A bump from pimple (1- 1.5 mm) - hyperactive hair-follicle-related sebaceous gland, usually has its white head visible, but at times, can be a "black" head. But, it's harmless as long as being asymptomatic and remaining stable in size. But, if still in doubt, see urologist timely for confirmation. Online guess is not always accurate. ...Read more
Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more
I have a small pea size clearish bump at the bottom of the shaft of my penis. It doesn't hurt nor itch but is firm when squeezed but nothing happens.?
Leave it alone...: Have you repeatedly asked this very same Q? If so, realize it is hard to give right diagnosis without a direct look & feel. Hence, see doc - preferably urologist to solve this conundrum once for all, although clinically it could be just an innocuous sebaceous cyst or fat nodule. How to have this done correctly? Follow instructions in formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Hard bump on the upper left shaft of penis. Doesn't hurt or cause problems. What is it? Usually more visible during erection.
Cyst or wart: If new and not many years old should have checked by your dr. Or urologist, may be fatty cyst or even tumor or blood vessel[gets engorged during erection] if new or even if old should have checked out, could even be a sexually transmitted disease[std] genital wart human papilloma virus[hpv], could be your own normal variant of muscle bulge spot ...Read more
I have had 2 small hard bumps near each other beneath my penis skin at middle of the glans for months. No pain, should I be worried?
Here are some. ..: Based on available info, I assumed what you described is what you might have seen in your sexual partner's penis. Without a direct look at them, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx. But from what you reported, they may be just a pair of pearly papules on both sides of frenulum, which are inborn benign lesions and requires no Rx of any form. ...Read more
I have a small painless hard bump under the skin of my penis, its been their for over a year and I don't know what it is, can u hlep?
Probably a cyst: See a dermatologist, cysts are fairly simple to remove. ...Read more
My partner has this bump on his penis that comes and goes and when it comes it on the same spot and its hard & crusty & on the head of the penis?
2 tiny (less than 1 mm) white bumps on my penis shaft for 3 weeks. Painful and hard when I try to squeeze them. Don't change during 3 weeks. Any idea?
Probably benign: Pearly penile papules? Lichen nitidus is a harmless skin condition that causes small, shiny flesh-colored lumps to appear on your penis. They can also appear on your arms, legs and trunk. The lumps often appear in groups and may look like small warts. Other conditions are possible. See a dermatologist or urologist. ...Read more
What is this; hard, purplish, red center, bump, on the shaft of my penis? I can send a photo as well. Thank you
Check it with doctor:
Could be infection/ STD
Could be simple skin lesion or cyst
You need proper exam and assessment ...Read more
16 and haven't had sex. I have this red, hard bump on the shaft of my penis and it hurts when I squeeze it. What could it be?
Here are some. ..: Without further information, it's hard to offer accurate guess, but what described may represent the occurrence of an infected sebaceous cyst on a penis of light-colored skin so it appears as a hurting and red a bump. But squeezing itself may induce pain as well. To verify its truth, seek pro-evaluation with detailed Hx + physicals timely. Best wisher. .. ...Read more
If a bump appeared with no symptoms of herpes on a penis shaft. Is now just hard and very small. What could this be? It's barely visible
Penile Bumps: The most common pain free bumps that occur on a penis are warts and sebaceous cysts. ...Read more
I have a small hard bump on the shaft of my penis. Its under the skin like a very small ball. It doesn't pain only when I try to prick it please help?
Sebum: Leave this alone. It is a benign process that will resolve on its own. ...Read more
E hello there is a hard redish bump on the sharft of my penis It doesn't not hurt but is solid and will not pop like a regular white head. Plz respond?
See a Physician: Without actually looking at the lesion it would be difficult to mKe a diagnosis ...Read more
I have a red bump on my penis and when I squeeze it I can feel a hard ball inside. It also grows then shrinks and then the layer of skin peals of.?
Here are some...: Despite your good description, without a direct look at and feel on it, it is still hard to deduce right diagnosis although clinically it may represent the occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous gland. To get the related things done correctly has not to be that difficult by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I've had a small hard pea size bump next to the head of my penis on the foreskin, 3 years ago I had oral sex and the bump has been there 3 weeks now?
Bump: Common things are common and this lesion may have nothing to do with your sexual activity, but it is best to see help with a family physician or dermatologist to best diagnose and treat your concern. ...Read more
My 11 month old son has a very hard bump under the skin on the underside of the shaft of his penis. It's as big as 3 pinheads and hard like plastic.
Bump on Penis: Common lumps on the penis can be from inclusion cysts and scarring from minor trauma (such as circumcison). The lump under the skin may also be either a sebaceous or inclusion cyst that was trapped under the skin by the circumcision. Almost all such lesions as you describe are harmless but if you want a more exact diagnosis, it is best to see a urologist. ...Read more
Bump under skin, above penis where pubic hair grows. Slight redness, hard, and pain when pushed on. Concerns?
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and rashes are difficult to visualize in words. Rashes or bumps may be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. An STD is possible. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more
There was a tiny bump on my penis. It was very hard to see. It was easy to pop and white came out like a zit. Is it herpes?
Bump on penis: Herpes is painful, with clusters of blisters. Blisters can be internal, and not seen. What you describe is not typical of herpes. But some nodules and bumps can be other sexually transmitted diseases. I.e. HPV, or small nodules from syphilis, and others. It is ALWAYS best to get tested, or you may not know you have something. Men are frequently not symptomatic in any way. You can test anonymously ...Read more
What could a red hard bump maybe pimple be on the shaft of your penis? Also it hurts to touch. By the way I have not had sex.
See my remark:
Very hard to GUESS what it is??? unless one sees it.
If you have no doctor /can't afford one, seek help at local city/health dept. I wish I can give you a better answer ...Read more