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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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Small painless lump under the skin of the side penile shaft, doesn't seem to move and is more noticeable when erect, it can be felt when flaccid?

Small painless lump under the skin of the side penile shaft, doesn't seem to move and is more noticeable when erect, it can be felt when flaccid?

See in real life: Skin bumps can sometimes be diagnosed via video. A patient can try HealthTap PRIME for a virtual consult (there is a fee). Otherwise, one's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine the bump. It could be a closed comedone, a plugged sebaceous gland or follicle, an unusual mole, or less likely a wart. It may be best to get it examined, so that the doctor gets the texture and feel of it. ...Read more

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Could a lump on the skin of my penis be penile cancer?

Could a lump on the skin of my penis be penile cancer?

Unlikely: Penile cancer doesn't usually present as a lump -- but i strongly encourage you to have it checked out by a physician. It's impossible to evaluate a lesion like that over the internet. ...Read more

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Hard lump on penile shaft. Under the skin n is the color of my skin. Seems to have grown over the year. What kind of Dr should I see? A local clinic?

Hard lump on penile shaft. Under the skin n is the color of my skin. Seems to have grown over the year. What kind of Dr should I see? A local clinic?

Urologist: A lump on the penile shaft should be investigated. Does your penis bend when it is erect? Please see a urologist and get this diagnosed. Consult me on Health Tap if you want to discuss this further. Dr. Long ...Read more

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I have a painless very small lump under the skin of my penile shaft on the left side, I am not sexually active and it doesn't hurt to touch or move?

I have a painless very small lump under the skin of my penile shaft on the left side, I am not sexually active and it doesn't hurt to touch or move?

Unlikely serious: If you've never had sex, then its not an std. Cysts are fairly common on the penis, other possibilites include a large gland, an inflamed follicle (from masterbation) or an enlarged vein. I would recommend you see a urologist or dermatologist for confirmation and reassurance. ...Read more

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I am experiencing penile discharge, unpleasant smell, itching, penis head is very sensitive, dried smegma, white lumps, Ureaplasma urealyticum? Doxycy

I am experiencing penile discharge, unpleasant smell, itching, penis head is very sensitive, dried smegma, white lumps, Ureaplasma urealyticum? Doxycy

STD? Balanitis?: Probably an STD, much more likely gonorrhea or chlamydia than Ureaplasma, which is a normal bacteria in the genital tract and rarely causes symptoms or disease of any kind. If uncircucised, this might be fungal or nonspecific balanitis, not an STD and might clear up with twice daily foreskin retraction and washing. Either way, you need professional exam and probably STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy or irritable? 99% sure its not a std.

Pearly penile papule: Most common around the corona of the penis are pearly penile papules. They are common and harmless and are not contagious, nor do they require any treatment whatsoever. Obviously, i cannot diagnose you without a proper examination but this may be what you describe. ...Read more

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What are these small hard white lumps on my penis head?

What are these small hard white lumps on my penis head?

Not sure what are...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what they may be, but clinically, pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis are likely. If so, there is no need to treat them since being inborn, harmless, & not contagious. How to sort all related things out correctly for right care? Follow instructions in articles on http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish.... ...Read more

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What could cause lumps that grow below the head of penis?

What could cause lumps that grow below the head of penis?

Pearly papules?: One man in about one hundred is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules" along the corona (the back part of the glans). They are a normal variant and might be considered something of a plus. If for some reason you don't like them, they can be removed using a laser. Check the online photos and see if this matches what you have. ...Read more

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Penis head has small white lumps of skin around the ridge is this normal?

Penis head has small white lumps of skin around the ridge is this normal?

Maybe, maybe not: Lumps & bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and std's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly penile papules", which are small, skin-colored papules that usually are located on the edge of the head of the penis (visible when the foreskin is pulled all the way back). Pearly penile papules are considered normal. A doctor can evaluate the lumps. ...Read more

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Why having lump under head of penis?

Why having lump under head of penis?

Need to be examined: A urology exam should be able to quickly diagnose the reason for the "lump". Is there any pain? Does the lump move or is it fixed to the skin? Does the penis abnormally curve with erection? These are all relevant questions that can narrow down the reasons for the lump you've described. ...Read more

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Lump of skin on penis. How to tell what they are?

Lump of skin on penis. How to tell what they are?

No way to tell: Without looking at it. If you're concerned or they persist or worsen, go let you doctor have a look. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump right under the head of my penis?

What to do if I have a lump right under the head of my penis?

Get it checked: Most lumps are benign. However do you a) want to live with it forever or b) want to rule out malignancy. A urologist will provide the answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a lump on the skin of your penis?

What does it mean when you have a lump on the skin of your penis?

Penis: In general, it means you should show it to. Physician. It is not likely to be anything serious but may need treatment or removal. ...Read more

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I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

Concerned: And inquisitive. Circumcision? There can be small cysts, collections at edge. Several other causes which a urologist can help, you define and treat if needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump right underneath the head of my penis?

What to do if I have a lump right underneath the head of my penis?

Here are some...: See a urologist so to decide its clinical significance. Without a direct look at, no one can tell for sure what it may be although clinically it may be just a sebaceous cyst. To figure out what it may be, follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Welcome to contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

Maybe skin cysts?: A little bump on the skin that has whitish stuff inside, but is not pus as in a pimple, is likely a skin cyst that contains skin oils and skin cells. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it to see what can be done. Sometimes, keeping the cyst empty for a while will allow it to shrink in size. On a penis, tiny permanent whitish bumps near hairs may be normal and not need removal. ...Read more

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I have a visible lump under my skin close to the base of my penis?

I have a visible lump under my skin close to the base of my penis?

New?: Is it new? is it changing in size? Is it painful? If the answer to all three is a yes, then I suggest you see your doctor. However, It could just be a fibroma. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anybody give me advice about lump under skin right below penis head?

Can anybody give me advice about lump under skin right below penis head?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up with a right diagnosis although pearly penile papules are likely if having been there for long with no change in size and no symptoms. If so, leave them alone; if still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling for definite answer timely. ...Read more