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Any treatment for penile nerve damage ? iam scared

Any treatment for penile nerve damage ? iam scared

Possible: is the damage from infection or injury? If Injury and was recent it is possible that some of the damage will heal. If infection prompt treatment may halt the process ...Read more

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Pearly Penile Papules (Definition)

These are a normal anatomic variation seen in younger, usually uncircumcised men. They appear as tiny pink or tan bumps along the corona (ridge) of the glans (head) of the penis. They are frequently mistaken for genital warts, but are not related to any sexually transmitted disease, and ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for pearly penile papules?

What is the best treatment for pearly penile papules?

PPP: These are a common naturally occuring normal variant of the glans. They can be laser ablated for cosmesis if desired. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for pearly penile papules? I've had it for years and just found out what it was tonight online!

What are my treatment options for pearly penile papules?  I've had it for years and just found out what it was tonight online!

They are normal...: Pearly penile papules are considered a normal anatomical variation and are not medically significant. They do not have to be treated or removed. As there are risks associated with any procedure, you should strongly consider the risks before you decide to undergo a procedure to remove them. If you do want to discuss options, make an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure pearly penile papules (ppp) at home easily?

How can I cure pearly penile papules (ppp) at home easily?

Not easy or needed.: Doesn't need treatment. It is not a skin disorder- just a normal variation. There is no method of removing these that you won't later regret. ...Read more

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How to treat pearly penile papules?

How to treat pearly penile papules?

Don't treat: Pearly penile papules are normal and do not require treatment. There are several ways to destroy them, but you might like the cosmetic result even less than the current situation. We've all seen someone who has obviously had too much plastic surgery, right? Don't do that to your penis! ...Read more

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Are pearly penile papules contagious?

Are pearly penile papules contagious?

No they are not: They are a normal finding, more prominent in uncircumcised men & harmless ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pearly penile papules?

How do you get rid of pearly penile papules?

Laser Surgery: Any ablative surgery (like co2) can be used to remove the lesions with minimal to no scarring if done correctly. ...Read more

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