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How do I explain to my fiance that I have pearly penile papules?

How do I explain to my fiance that I have pearly penile papules?

Reassurance.: I think you can reassure your partner that the condition is completely common and benign. If, however, you have lesions of the penis they appear to be changing in character or become painful, then you should have further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Pearly Penile Papules (Definition)

These are a normal anatomic variation seen in younger, usually uncircumcised men. They appear as tiny pink or tan bumps along the corona (ridge) of the glans (head) of the penis. They are frequently mistaken for genital warts, but are not related to any sexually transmitted disease, and ...Read more


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I have pearly penile papules... i dont have money for laser or sugery... ive been doing some research and it seens that you can get them removed by u?

I have pearly penile papules... i dont have money for laser or sugery... ive been doing some research and it seens that  you can get them removed by u?

PEARLY PENILE PAPULE: PEARLY PENILE PAPULES ARE BENIGN GROWTHS AROUND THE HEAD OF THE PENIS. THEY ARE NOT CANCEROUS IF YOU SEEM TO BE WORRIED ABOUT THEM. THEY ARE NOT CONTAGIOUS OR INFECTIOUS. THEY CAN BE REMOVED BY A DERMATOLOGIST. NOT A PROBLEM . . . ...Read more

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How much will it cost to remove pearly penile papules?

Normal variant: Pearly penile papules are a normal anatomical variant. They have no clinical significance and are found in up to 25% of men. They may actually be beneficial, as some men with ppp report enhanced sexual pleasure with stimulation of the papules. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to remove my pearly penile papules?

Can you tell me how to remove my pearly penile papules?

Nope, I won't!: :) This is CLEARLY not something you should attempt one your own at home. ...Read more

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