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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?

Penile lesions: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...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

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I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?

Pearly penile papule: These are probably normal variant but you could be checked as part of your next exam to rule out warts which would be unusual in that location. ...Read more

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Can you have pearly papules on the entire head of your penis or just the edge?

Can you have pearly papules on the entire head of your penis or just the edge?

Generally the edge: Pearly penile papules are generally found on the corona of the glans. Lesions which are elsewhere should be examined by a physician to rule out neoplasm or infectious / inflammatory causes. ...Read more

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How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

No, since. ..: The experience shows they will not change in size and number, and are harmless so requiring no Rx & leaving them alone as the surest way of care. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I have many tiny papules on the tip of my penis. How do I get rid of them?

Pearly penile papule: In all likelihood these are pearly penile papules and are not considered abnormal. There is no "treatment" for normal. ...Read more

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I have these little bumps on the rim of the head of my penis I have had them for a wile thay don't hurt or itch I think it may be pearly penile papule?

I have these little bumps on the rim of the head of my penis I have had them for a wile thay don't hurt or itch I think it may be pearly penile papule?

Very possible: Fordyce papules are common and represent small sebaceous glands -- they are persistent and asymptomatic. It would be helpful to have that condition confirmed by a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have white papules type spots on lower base of my penis for many years now, though it doesn't create ne problem, is it bad, sometimes it itches a lo?

I have white papules type spots on lower base of my penis for many years now, though it doesn't create ne problem, is it bad, sometimes it itches a lo?

Does it bleed?: You may want to see your dermatologist for evaluation of the spots. He could give med for the spots or do biopsy to give you the exact cause of the spots. ...Read more

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I never use to have papules on the head of my penis why now? Is there treatment, will it stop and not grow in size?

You need evaluation: You need to be seen by a family doctor or dermatologist. No one can tell you what it is without seeing it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have 2 or 3 yellowish papule in the foreskin of my penis. They are there for years now. What are they and how can I get rid of them?

I have 2 or 3 yellowish papule in the foreskin of my penis. They are there for years now. What are they and how can I get rid of them?

Milia: It is likely you have milia, which are benign tiny cysts on the skin. A dermatologist or urologist can often easily remove these growths in their office. ...Read more

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Hello sir. I have papules unilateral at scrotum look white, smooth surface without any penis involvment. 7 in numbers. No other symptoms. Plx help. Thanku?

Hello sir. I have papules unilateral at scrotum look white, smooth surface without any penis involvment. 7 in numbers. No other symptoms. Plx help. Thanku?

Get checked: Must ensure not an std, which is more likely if recent outbreak. If been there awhile, most likely cysts/oil glands-would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more