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Tiny pimples on shaft of penis?

Tiny pimples on shaft of penis?

Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosum. This is a skin rash caused by a viral infection that can spread by sexual contact. Early lesions on the genitalia may be mistaken for herpes or warts but, unlike herpes, these lesions are painless. Have it checked and diagnosed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Itchy bumps on penis?

Itchy bumps on penis?

Bumps on Penis: Spots on the penis are very common and most do not have a serious cause. However, occasionally spots can indicate a significant health problem. So, it's important to seek prompt medical advice if you're concerned. ...Read more

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Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Red, raised lumps on penile shaft?

Exam needed: You will need to see a health care provider for an examination to determine the likely cause of the bumps. ...Read more

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Red pimple like acne one penis head?

Red pimple like acne one penis head?

Infected gland: Probably one of the little glands has gotten infected and produced a little abscess. Put some warm compresses on it. If you get a fever, or the pain gets severe, or is starts spreading, a physician office visit is in order. ...Read more

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White spots on penile glans? Warts?

White spots on penile glans? Warts?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Scabs on penis head?

Scabs on penis head?

Penis: Trauma and herpes top my list. Please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What causes little puss bumps on penis skin?

The only way to have: An accurate diagnosis is through medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Popped pimple on penis shaft from shaving.Will that cause more?

Popped pimple on penis shaft from shaving.Will that cause more?

No: I am puzzled as to why anyone would want to shave there. It is a silly fad which you will drop as you become an adult. ...Read more

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Masterbation causing pimples?

Masterbation causing pimples?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage vision. ...Read more

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Clusters of tiny white bumps beneath penis glans, appear after intercourse, std?

Clusters of tiny white bumps beneath penis glans, appear after intercourse, std?

Probably PPP, not ST: Pearly penile papules, sometimes white, sometimes pink are a normal finding. They may have become a little more prominent or you have only recenetly become aware of them. Normal finding & more prominent in uncircumcised men. ...Read more

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Remedy for white pimple on penis?

Remedy for white pimple on penis?

Skin Cyst: Possibly a skin cyst but should be evaluated by a dermatologist to rule out a viral infection called molluscum contagiosum. ...Read more

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Does clotrimazole cure Fordyce spots on my penis shaft and under my fore skin?

Does clotrimazole cure Fordyce spots on my penis shaft and under my fore skin?

Fordyce Spots: Vaporising laser treatments such as co2 laser or electro desiccation have been used with some success in diminishing the appearance of this condition of fordyce spots if they are of cosmetic concern, despite the fact that most doctors consider this a normal physiological phenomenon and advise against treatment. ...Read more

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Can men get pimples on their penis?

Can men get pimples on their penis?

In Short, Yes: Any where you have skin, you can get pimple like lesions, since pimples are essentially infected skin glands. They could also be infected hair follicles, herpes, warts, or any number of other things. He should get them checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Are bumps itching on hair of penis serious?

Are bumps itching on hair of penis serious?

Probably okay...: Probably not serious at all. Clinically, they may be just some hyperplastic hair follicles and sebaceous glands, which are common and no harm. If you are a regular hair shaver, stop it and thinly apply topical steroid cream to ease itching. More doubt? See doc timely. Best wish... ...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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Spots on penis after sex?

Spots on penis after sex?

Need doctor to see: You need to have your doctor look at the spots while they're visible. ...Read more

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Small lump on penis shaft under foreskin, not painful?

Small lump on penis shaft under foreskin, not painful?

Possible std: And nontender lump on penis can be several things. Commonly this can be an STD, venereal wart, herpes. Seek a physician to evaluate this online or in person would be necessary to diagnose and treat this ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more