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Red kinda hard bump on my penis?

Red kinda hard bump on my penis?

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

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What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

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

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What could cause a painful, red, hard, bump on shatf of penis?

What could cause a painful, red, hard, bump on shatf of penis?

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

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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. ?

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

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I have a red bump on the shaft of my penis and its hard, not painful unless pinched and i managed to remove some puss. Is this genital herpes?

I have a red bump on the shaft of my penis and its hard, not painful unless pinched and i managed to remove some puss. Is this genital herpes?

Maybe: See your doctor and get a correct diagnosis. You may need treatment and if it is an std you will need to alert your partner. ...Read more

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I have a red bump/lump hard and hurting when touched on my lower abdomen below belly buttom above penis by 3 inches, could this be genital herpes?

I have a red bump/lump hard and hurting when touched on my lower abdomen below belly buttom above penis by 3 inches, could this be genital herpes?

Lump in groin: Not likely to be herpes. Based on location it's more likely to be an infected hair follicle or an infected sebaceous cyst. If it doesn't drain with warm compress you should see a physician to lance it and treat you with antibiotics. Herpes usually appears as a cluster of small painful lesions on the genitalia. These vesicles usually drain and form a consolidated lesion with crust on top. ...Read more

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I'm nervous I have herpes, or multiple STDs. Symptoms: pain in head of penis, leg tingling, small red bump on penis.

I'm nervous I have herpes, or multiple STDs. Symptoms: pain in head of penis, leg tingling, small red bump on penis.

See your doctor: The only way to know for sure is to be examined and tested for STDs. You should do this as soon as possible and refrain from intercourse until you know for sure and any infections have been treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis?

I have a red bump on my penis?

Needs an exam: This "red bump" needs to be seen by a qualified physician to make a decision about diagnosis and treatment. Redness suggests an inflammatory type of problem, rather than a sexually transmitted disease.Having said that, i would still suggest refraining from any sexual activity until this problem has been diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on the base of my penis. What is it?

I have a red bump on the base of my penis. What is it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to say without looking at the "bump", however, it is likely to be infection of a hair follicle. If it does not resolve in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a medium sized red bump at the base of my penis and want to know what it is?

I have a medium sized red bump at the base of my penis and want to know what it is?

The best way: To find out is to have a doctor look at it. There are a number of things it could be but instead of just alarming you why not just have your doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Im wondering if its normal to have a duscomfort on the tip of my penis and i also have a red bump?

Im wondering if its normal to have a duscomfort on the tip of my penis and i also have a red bump?

No, it's not : Normal. However, i can't tell you what's wrong over the internet. Have you doctor look at it at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described is consistent with herpes. If you are sexually active you may wish to see a doctor for an evaluation and tests for sexually transmitted diseases. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because you may need blood test and or biopsy to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis and have never had intercourse what could it be?

A red bump...!: Sometimes a small collection of blood vessels form a lesion that appears like a 'red bump' on the skin. It's harmless- called a 'hemangioma'. One way to test this is to press on it and remove your finger quickly to see if it blanched white, then refilled back to red. Consult a dermatologist if it's got you worried or it's causing pain and doesn't go away on it's own. ...Read more

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I've recently discovered a small red bump on the bottom base of my penis. I have a slight pain when I touch it. I haven't had sex in months though. ?

I've recently discovered a small red bump on the bottom base of my penis. I have a slight pain when I touch it. I haven't had sex in months though. ?

Bump: Please have it checked and get tested for STD.some Std like Herpes can show up even much later specially when your immunity is down for any reason.Or it could be pimple from irritation. Or boil etc . But have your doctor take a look at that. ...Read more

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What could a red bump on the vein of the penis be? Never Had Sex

What could a red bump on the vein of the penis be? Never Had Sex

Hard to say: It could be a hair follicle, vein abnormality. Even though you are not sexual active/oral/vaginal some infections should still be entertained. Perhaps you could see your doctor for a better opinion. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a small, dry, red bump on my penis. I masturbate about once a day but have never had sex?

I have a small, dry, red bump on my penis. I masturbate about once a day but have never had sex?

Get it checked: Masturbation is normal & healthy at your age. Lump unlikely related to this. However, best to get the lump checked by urologist or your Dr. it it's bothering you. Almost certainly benign, but do you you want to live with it forever? ...Read more

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I'm a 15 year old male. I have a red bump on the side of my penis, i've never done any sexual acts. What could this be?

I'm a 15 year old male. I have a red bump on the side of my penis, i've never done any sexual acts. What could this be?

Depends: There are many non-std reasons you could have a lesion on your penis from excema, to psoriasis, to a pimple, to a bug bite, etc. If it is bothersome or persists, see your provider. ...Read more