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Itching On Head Of Penis
Pearly papules?: One man in 100 is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules", a row of bumps along the corona on the back of the gland / head. Check internet photos and see if this is you. If your life-partner doesn't like them, you can have them lasered off. Or you may decide they're cool. They are not a sexually transmitted disease or a cancer risk. ...Read more
You may need testing: Given your description, you may have an STD. I would recommend that you see your primary care physician as soon as you can so you can be tested for a number of common STD's, such as herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and others. For now, I would strongly advise abstaining from any intercourse so as not to spread any potential infection you may have. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. of the bump, an accurate Dx could not be reached. So, collect and bring those to see Doc timely. But, clinically, rashes in glans penis from balanoposthitis in long / tight foreskin are the most common possibility. Rx? Topical hygiene + topical anti-fungal cream... ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Probably okay...: Probably not serious at all. Clinically, they may be just some hyperplastic hair follicles and sebaceous glands, which are common and no harm. If you are a regular hair shaver, stop it and thinly apply topical steroid cream to ease itching. More doubt? See doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more
An unwanted itch: I will assume that you mean an itch inside the urethra....Correct? This could be caused by the acidity of the semen; it could be a reaction to any lubricant you used. Without more detail it may be hard to anticipate if this is a post exposure itch from a previous sexual encounter. But, if you are on your own then there is nothing to really worry about. ...Read more
Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
I have bumps on the head of my penis. Can my thinking from obessive compulsive disorder cause bumps on the head of my penis?
That sounds powerful: A man's thoughts do not have the power to raise bumps on the head of his penis. Some rashes, such as hives from anxiety, may happen in relation to intense thoughts and emotions. A person sometimes may be in a heightened state of awareness, and be better able to see the bumps, but the bumps were probably already there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Not enough info to make a diagnosis, Advise you to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
If penis is not erected..White coating on head. If erected small small white pimples on head and white pimples on ring of head. What is it?
Probably normal: "pearly penile papules" are are like a "mini string of pearls around head of penis. Normal finding especially in uncircumcised men. Sometimes called "tyson's glands", although they aren't glands. They are perfectly benign and of no concern. However, should be checked by a dr. If spots are not as described. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more