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Doctor insights on: Painful Bumps On Penile Shaft

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous (oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I don't know what this red/purple dime sized bump on the underside of my penile shaft if. It has become very painful over this past week.

I don't know what this red/purple dime sized bump on the underside of my penile shaft if. It has become very painful over this past week.

Skin abscess?: This sounds like an infected cyst or abscess. Probably not an STD. It might require minor surgery for drainage, and maybe an antibiotic prescription. See a doctor ASAP, for sure within a day or two. ...Read more

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Painful bump on penis shaft, what is this?

Painful bump on penis shaft, what is this?

See your doctor: Several causes including infection so see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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I have a 3mm round, sort of bean shaped bump on the shaft of my penis, a little beneath the head. It is not painful, have had for 7 months. Worry?

I have a 3mm round, sort of bean shaped bump on the shaft of my penis, a little beneath the head. It is not painful, have had for 7 months. Worry?

Probably nothing: But better to check with your doc to be sure. Most likely he/she will say that this will go away on its own or maybe it should be freezed off. ...Read more

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2 tiny (less than 1 mm) white bumps on my penis shaft for 3 weeks. Painful and hard when I try to squeeze them. Don't change during 3 weeks. Any idea?

2 tiny (less than 1 mm) white bumps on my penis shaft for 3 weeks. Painful and hard when I try to squeeze them. Don't change during 3 weeks. Any idea?

Probably benign: Pearly penile papules? Lichen nitidus is a harmless skin condition that causes small, shiny flesh-colored lumps to appear on your penis. They can also appear on your arms, legs and trunk. The lumps often appear in groups and may look like small warts. Other conditions are possible. See a dermatologist or urologist. ...Read more

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There's a large bump om my penis that's painful and 2 flesh colored bumps on my shaft should I worry or are they ingrown hairs?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have small bb style bumps under the skin of my penis, lower right side of shaft. Not painful, or red, and do not move. Any helpful tboughts?

Could be normal: Could be tiny cysts. Not a common complaint of a sexually transmitted disease. I think a visit with a dermatologist is in order to ease your mind. ...Read more

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I have a lot of tiny bumps on my penis shaft and its more visible when erect. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it? Also I have 1 painful lump

I have a lot of tiny bumps on my penis shaft and its more visible when erect. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it? Also I have 1 painful lump

See your doctor.: There is no way to diagnose this without a visual exam, or at least a picture. This may be an STD such as herpes or condyloma, so it should be looked at promptly. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on the shaft of my penis and its hard, not painful unless pinched and I managed to remove some puss. Is this genital herpes?

Maybe: See your doctor and get a correct diagnosis. You may need treatment and if it is an std you will need to alert your partner. ...Read more

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Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?

Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?

It certainly would: Be possible. Of course there are other potential reasons for the sore but without being able to examine you this cannot be confirmed. If you are very concerned about this make an appointment with a health care professional for an examination. Sharing sharp personal hygiene appliances is never a good idea. ...Read more

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What causes two lil white bumps on penile shaft? My doct says it normal

What causes two lil white bumps on penile shaft? My doct says it normal

Probably: Just a blocked oil duct if your doc who saw it said it was normal ...Read more

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Help! Sometimes itchy red bumps on penile shaft. Is this herpes?

Help! Sometimes itchy red bumps on penile shaft. Is this herpes?

Not: You will likely end up with pain than itching. Make sure you are not allergic to latex (if you use latex condom or any vaginal preparations) in case of oral sex, toothpaste or mouthwash used by the performing partner. I presume you are asking this question on behalf of your partner ...Read more

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I have white/red bumps on penile shaft/scrotum. Neg pain/irritation. Started 1 month ago. More appearing last few days. About the size of a pin head.?

Penile lesions: Likely pearly penile papules or lichen nitidus, which occur in young adults and are not pathologic. But follow up wiht doctor/urgent care urologist


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