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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Could be either of -: Of those. See a dermatologist for his expertise to get the correct dx. ...Read more
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
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
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
Heat rash: Nope it doesn't.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Move honest and then: Get tested to see what it causing it and offer support to have your partner tested too. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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