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Are pearly penile papules contagious?

Are pearly penile papules contagious?

No they are not: They are a normal finding, more prominent in uncircumcised men & harmless ...Read more

Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised ...Read more


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I have hirsuties papillaris genitalis aka pearly penile papules?

I have hirsuties papillaris genitalis aka pearly penile papules?

Pearly papules: 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 more

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Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Are Fordyce spots and pearly penis papules caused by masturbation?

Fordyce Spots: Medical experts believe that these tiny bumps are caused by sebum, which is the skin's natural oil. This natural oil is trapped in the sebaceous glands that do not have hair. In normal cases, sebaceous glands open up into hair follicles and the natural oil is secreted through the airshaft. However, sometimes there is no hair and thus no way to discharge this natural body oil. ...Read more

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Pearly penile papulus and hirsuties papillaris genitalis, hirsuties coronae glandis. Are they the same?

Pearly penile papulus and hirsuties papillaris genitalis, hirsuties coronae glandis. Are they the same?

Pearly papules: 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. They are the same. ...Read more

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Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

Are Fordyce spots on scrotum contagious?

No: These are sebaceous glands. All grown men have some of them, and they're healthy -- they prevent chapping of the skin. ...Read more

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Can pityriasis rubra pilaris re occur?

Can pityriasis rubra pilaris re occur?

Pityriasis rubra : Pityriasis rubra pilaris is a rare and chronic skin disorder. Symptoms include reddish orange discolouration scaling, and severe flaking of the skin. Dr. W.A.D. Griffiths (england) has classified six forms of prp. At this time, the cause of prp is unknown, and a cure is also unknown. In severe cases, Isotretinoin may be helpful. ...Read more

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White spots on penile glans? Warts?

White spots on penile glans? Warts?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots contagious?

Fordyce spots contagious?

No: Fordyce spots look like tiny, painless spots or bumps that appear on the scrotal skin, the shaft of the penis, the female labia, or the inner surface of the lips of the face. They are not due to any disease or illness, nor are they contagious. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris on warm climates?

Keratosis pilaris on warm climates?

Does n't matter: People get pilaris in cold or warm climates. Some times shaving makes it worse. You can try apple cider vinegar, retin a, (tretinoin) local steroids/salicylic acid. ...Read more

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Are Fordyce spots or thrush contageous?

Are Fordyce spots or thrush contageous?

No: Fordyce spots are prominent sebaceous glands most commonly occurring on/in the mouth or genitals in both males and females. They are common, benign, and neither contagious or infectious. Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining of the mouth and tongue and is an overgrowth of the Candida Albicans fungus which is naturally found in the mouth in small amounts. It too is not contagious. ...Read more

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Can aquagenic urticaria occur on scalp?

Can aquagenic urticaria occur on scalp?

Yes: This is a rare condition and the scalp would be an usual location. The hives are quite small and resolve within an hour after water is removed. If it doesn't fit this description then it may be something else. ...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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Are angiokeratomas of Fordyce related to herpes?

Are angiokeratomas of Fordyce related to herpes?

No!: The pathophysiology of angiokeratomas remains unknown, although increased venous pressure may contribute to their formation. Also a case report recommends considering fabry disease in all male patients with angiokeratomas, even if localized to the scrotum. ...Read more

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Can seborroheic keratosis lesions be multicolored?

Can seborroheic keratosis lesions be multicolored?

SK color: Yes, they can be brown, dark brown/black, light brown or tan. Typically rough texture (like a wart) or waxy texture. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Are tick bites like pimples?

Are tick bites like pimples?

No, a tick bite: first appears as a small red spot, not necessarily raised. Sometimes there is no mark at all. If the tick had to be removed, there may be more of a raised mark. Then, if the tick causes Lyme disease, there may be a central clear area with a red ring around it. ...Read more

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Non-itchy raised bumps at leg.With central dimple.Viral or fungal?Bug bite?

Non-itchy raised bumps at leg.With central dimple.Viral or fungal?Bug bite?

Could be either of -: Of those. See a dermatologist for his expertise to get the correct dx. ...Read more

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Miliaria is the medical name for little sweat bumps, right?

Miliaria is the medical name for little sweat bumps, right?

Is basically right.: Miliaria is a skin disease with small and itchy rashes. It is common in hot and humid conditions, like the tropics in summer. It occurs in people of all ages, but is especially common in children and infants because of their underdeveloped sweat glands. ...Read more

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Why do some people get miliaria itchy rashes when exercising?

Why do some people get miliaria itchy rashes when exercising?

Urticaria, exercise: The condition is called exercise induced urticaria, somewhat related to heat rash. The explanation is not clear. It is usually a benign condition manged with antihistaminics taken before exercising. ...Read more

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What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

It is just: A matter of time .Should have cleared by now unless your baby also have problems with cradle cap which may have made it worst. This is a very common rash seen in almost all babies ranging from mild to severe. Wipe face off with water.Avoid wool type clothings which may irritate the rash more.Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Going to the gym with miliaria. Can it spread?

Miliaria: No - not contagious often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Miliaria: Often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

Yes.: Likely just contact dermatitis. 1 or 2 applications of a medium potency steroid cream should resolve problem. While irritated,avoid antiperspirant. If persists, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

CU changes rapidly.: Cholinergic urticaria (cu) will change within a few hours, if not, within a day; comes on more rapidly and leaves more rapidly. Cu will blanch. Taking a hot shower can bring cu instant on. Antihistamines done aggressively will help cu but not so much the heat rash of miliaria rubra. Cholinergic urticaria tends to be more uniform in appearance. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the explanation. ...Read more

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What are fibrous papules?

What are fibrous papules?

Benign growths: These are also known as angiofibromas. They are common benign growths on the mid face a bout the size of a pinhead. Usually solitary and arising in adulthood, in rare cases occur multiply and are markers for tuberous sclerosus. ...Read more

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How to get rid of papules?

How to get rid of papules?

Penile papules: Laser treatment is the only effective method of removal for pearly penile papules. Any website that says otherwise is providing false information. It is as simple as that. Co2 laser treatment has documented medical case studies and personal case studies, l. ...Read more

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I have penile papules, help me?

I have penile papules, help me?

No treatment: Penile pearly papules are little small bumps noted along the rim of the head of penis (corona, glans penis). This is a normal finding and does not require treatment. If unsure about the papules, see your local urologist for confirmation. ...Read more

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Inflamed penile papules, what to do?

Inflamed penile papules, what to do?

See your doctor: for proper diagnosis and treatment. It's hard to make a diagnosis on this platform without seeing a photo. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can also request a consult with one of us through that. ...Read more

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What ointment need for penile papules?

What ointment need for penile papules?

Let me explain: Pearly penile papules does not pose any serious health risks to people and while this is the case, a vast majority of those who have it are driven by the desire to get rid of it. Application of Alpha hydroxy acid cream of low concentration of aha may be applied over the affected area without spreading outside, 2 – 3 times a day. By continuing the treatment for a few days, the bumps will fall. ...Read more

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Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Specialist for that: Dermatologists are properly trained to make diagnosis of skin problems, and their offices are set up to take care of the many maladies affecting the skin. They have the proper equipment and tools to take appropriate biopsy of skin diseases, and to treat them. ...Read more

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What is the best way to tell your partner that you have penile papules?

What is the best way to tell your partner that you have penile papules?

Move honest and then: Get tested to see what it causing it and offer support to have your partner tested too. ...Read more

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What could cause a small cluster of flesh-colored papules on lower gingiva?

What could cause a small cluster of flesh-colored papules on lower gingiva?

Bohns nodules: Bohn's nodules are smooth whitish bumps or cysts which are sometimes found in the mouths of newborns. They are found at the junction of the hard and soft palate, and along lingual and buccal parts of the dental ridges, away from the midline. These nodules are 1-3 mm in size, and filled with keratin. ...Read more

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I'm a teenage guy and have papules on my cheeks, how can I get rid of them?

I'm a teenage guy and have papules on my cheeks, how can I get rid of them?

Proactiv: Your skin begins a lifelong process of shedding dead cells and producing oil. This process can be disrupted by your hormone balance, which changes throughout your life. The acne cycle is initiated when excess oil and dead skin cells combine to plug the pore of a hair follicle; behind the plugged pore, bacteria grow and multiply, triggering inflammation and swelling. Try otc proactiv. ...Read more

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Hello..i have some red papules on my skin and they are gradually spreading throughout my body?

Red papules: First see your Primary doctor and some concerns will be seen. Your doctor will send you to a skin specialist to manage the papules. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I think i have penile pearly papules (ppp) and i just wanna make sure that its that. im 16 virgin and got oral once?

I think i have penile pearly papules (ppp) and i just wanna make sure that its that. im 16 virgin and got oral once?

Be counseled...: PPP typically appears along the corona of glans penis in 1-3 rows along various length or a paired spots on both side of frenulum. So, just watch and see. If no change in their features, leave them alone; if yes or still in doubt, see urologist for confirmation and counseling timely. ...Read more