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What to do if I have a white papules on penis shaft?

What to do if I have a white papules on penis shaft?

Penis papules: 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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M 18 years old I have white dots on my penis and little penile papules on penis head....I had protected sex with a girl few months before....And i mas?

M 18 years old I have white dots on my penis and little penile papules on penis head....I had protected sex with a girl few months before....And i mas?

White bumps on Penis: Hi without seeing these lesions i would guess that they very easily could be warts. Or, they could be small hair follicle cysts known as sebaceous cysts. Anyway a good men's health expert may be able to identify and treat this for you. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old I have white dots on my penis and little penile papules on penis i had protected sex with a girl few months b4. I am scared abt std?

I am 18 years old I have white dots on my penis and little penile papules on penis i had protected sex with a girl few months b4. I am scared abt std?

White bumps on Penis: Hi. This is most likely not a std. Without seeing these lesions i would guess that they very easily could be warts. Or, they could be small hair follicle cysts known as sebaceous cysts. Anyway a good men's health expert may be able to identify and treat this for you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have papules on my penis but it's not pearly penile papules. help?

What to do if I have papules on my penis but it's not pearly penile papules. help?

Penis papules: 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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How could someone get rid of penis papules?

How could someone get rid of penis papules?

Laser: I'm going to assume you are describing pearly penile papules, a row of bumps that one man in 100 has on the back of his glans / head. It's a matter of personal preference as to whether to keep them or have them lasered off; they are harmless and might be considered cool / special. ...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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Are there any home remedies to get rid of pearly penis papules and Fordyce spots?

Are there any home remedies to get rid of pearly penis papules and Fordyce spots?

May be normal bumps!: Fordyce spots are considered a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may be interested in trying to remove them. A skin laser treatment center may be needed, so a dermatologist consultation may be helpful. One should realize that removing a spot can leave a scar. ...Read more