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Little White Bumps Around Head Of Penis
Possible irritation: Small bumps on the head of the penis, especially in an uncircumcised male, most often either a normal variation or minor self-limiting irritation that resolves with good mild soap and water hygiene and avoidance of local irritants. Less often due to a bacterial or fungal/yeast infection - most commonly in diabetics and associated with redness, whitish discharge, and discomfort which may require rx. ...Read more
Pearly pink papules: Many men will notice small pink or flesh colored tiny bumps just under the head or glans of the penis. These are normal and are called pearly pink papule. If you ever have bumps that are painful or itchy or blisters or discharge from your penis please see a health care provider ...Read more
Pearly Penile Papule: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal variant: A couple of small bumps on the penis (especially on the underside near the head of the penis) are usually just prominent sebaceous glands or hair follicles that sometimes become more prominent with local irritation. The other less likely though not uncommon cause of 'bumps' are genital warts (hpv). If concerned, your medical doctor or a urologist can most lkely provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Doctor can look: Bumps and rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor, a urologist, or a dermatologist can examine penis bumps to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are normal bumps like "pearly papules", but other times they may be from viruses like hpv or molluscum. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have white dot things on the edge of my penis head.Not a lot they look like very small bump should I be worried?
Get eval: Do not worry, but get an evaluation, may be pearly like papules or something else. The exam will tell. Good luck. ...Read more
I have very small white bumps on the rim of the head of my penis for about 8 weeks now, they don't hurt, aren't sensitive, and have not changed.
Doctor can check: Lumps and bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and STD's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly penile papules", which are small, skin-colored papules that usually are located on the edge of the head of the penis (visible when the foreskin is pulled all the way back). Pearly penile papules are considered normal. A doctor can evaluate the lumps. ...Read more