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How Do You Get Rid Of Pearly Penile Papules
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
Penis: If you are talking about the small glands around the head of your penis, don't. ...Read more
What are my treatment options for pearly penile papules? I've had it for years and just found out what it was tonight online!
They are normal...: Pearly penile papules are considered a normal anatomical variation and are not medically significant. They do not have to be treated or removed. As there are risks associated with any procedure, you should strongly consider the risks before you decide to undergo a procedure to remove them. If you do want to discuss options, make an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more
Penile papules: Pearly penile papules are more popular in uncircumcised men, ages 13-30, and often go away with age. These bumps cannot be spread by sexual contact, and are completely normal. It is estimated that about 25% of all men develop a case of pearly penile papules sometime during their lifetime. It is commonly said, but not medically proven, that masturbation, sex, or any friction or irritation can cause. ...Read more
Can you get pearly penile papules near or on your frenulum I have 3 small whitehead looking dots on either side of frenulum?
Yes: This can be normally seen. Typically we leave them alone. If it grows, do have it seen. If it hurts it might be infected..so that should be seen too. ...Read more
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?
May be normal bumps!: Fordyce spots are considered a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may be interested in trying to remove them. A skin laser treatment center may be needed, so a dermatologist consultation may be helpful. One should realize that removing a spot can leave a scar. ...Read more
Surgery: Although pearly penile papules (ppp) are a benign variant and do not require any treatment, some men request therapy to have them removed to help alleviate anxiety. Successful treatments include laser ablation using co2 laser (including fractional) electrodesiccation with curettage, and excisional surgery. ...Read more
Harmless bumps: 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 do not require treatment. ...Read more
No: That is a purely benign, non-infectious entity. ...Read more
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