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Is it possible to get pearly penile papules at the age of 18 or younger?

Is it possible to get pearly penile papules at the age of 18 or younger?

Absolutely!: Pearly penile papules are most commonly found in men between the ages of 20 and 30, and are noted to exhibit a gradual decrease in frequency with aging. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Is it possible for a teen to get pearly penile papules at the age of 15 years?

Is it possible for a teen to get pearly penile papules at the age of 15 years?

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

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Can you get pearly penile papules near or on your frenulum I have 3 small whitehead looking dots on either side of frenulum?

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

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How do you get rid of pearly penile papules?

How do you get rid of pearly penile papules?

Laser Surgery: Any ablative surgery (like co2) can be used to remove the lesions with minimal to no scarring if done correctly. ...Read more

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Would toothpaste get rid of pearly penile papules?

Would toothpaste get rid of pearly penile papules?

Only use in mouth: Toothpaste should only be used in your mouth on your teeth. Using toothpaste on the skin can cause rashes and irritations. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of some pearly penile papules?

Ablative treatment: Pearly penile papules usually require an ablative therapy to destroy the lesions. Cryotherapy, electrodessication, surgical excision, and carbon dioxide laser have all be used. Carbon dioxide works the best and has the best cosmetic outcome. ...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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