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Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Small skin bumps can be indicative of a rash or other irritant-induced condition, but may also indicate other ...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 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?

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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Hi - I have noticed what appear to be slightly "inflamed" hair follicles (papules) on the under shaft of my penis. Slightly raised. Concern for HSV. ?

Hi - I have noticed what appear to be slightly "inflamed" hair follicles (papules) on the under shaft of my penis. Slightly raised. Concern for HSV. ?

Probably not herpes: From the information provided, this doesn't sound like herpes -- in fact sounds pretty mormal. If these bumps aren't changing in appearance over a few days or more, then for sure not herpes. Herpes outbreaks evolve from red bump to blister or sore over 3-4 days, then heal completely within 10-14 days. If in doubt, though, see a doctor for professional evaluation. ...Read more

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I have these white bumps under the corona of glans penis, so most likely it's on the frenulum, is this pearly penile papules? trd to pop them but cant

I have these white bumps under the corona of glans penis, so most likely it's on the frenulum, is this pearly penile papules? trd to pop them but cant

Odd: How long have these "white bumps" been on your penis? Why do they bother you? You've apparently done some research of your own to have come up with "pearly penile papules." Are you trying to "pop them" simply because you don't want them there? If it is PPP, they have no clinical significance, and you should leave them alone. The surgeon MIGHT cause more problems than you are hoping he'll solve. ...Read more

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it , the first thing i will think about is bursitis. ...Read more