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Pimple Acne In Penis
Herpes is a collection of blisters that as they age lose the top layer of the skin and have raw red ulcerated lesions. Herpes hurts.
Acne on the penis is not normal and I doubt with sincere confidence that you have pimples on your penis. The more common benign situation is an oil or pus filled lesion known as a sebaceous cyst. ...Read more
There is a very little round stoney thing on the fore skin of my penis, it is not a pimple or acne and it has been there for years now. What is it?
Bumps on tip of penis....Look like red pimples with clear fluid when popped. Bumps shrink in size when acne meds applied. No pain or burning at all?
Penile bumps: Stop picking and popping these bumps and go get a diagnosis from a health care provider please. ...Read more
I have cystic acne, and I currently have a pimple on my the shaft of my penis, is it safe to have sex if I use a condom?
I have had history of penile acne since before I was sexually active for all my life any reason for these random pimples on penis doctor says normal m?
Could a red bump on my shaft of penis be a pimple or a ingrown hair? I have not had sex and when erected it is bigger. Can you get acne on your penis
Likely ingrown hair: Most likely it is an ingrown hair possibly getting infected. You can apply a topical abx like neosporin. If not improving get it checked out by your doctor. Does not sound like an STD though. ...Read more
Inclusion Cyst?: Somebody would need to see it. However, many young men get little epidermoid inclusion cysts that may discharge cheese-like material once the hair starts coming in along the shaft. They are harmless. Any doubt, show it to your own physician. ...Read more
Acne: I'm going to assume these are pustules, and that this is the most likely acne or a similar bacterial problem in the sebaceous glands. It is usually not necessary to treat it. If you have small clear blisters in a single group and they are painful, then it probably herpes ii and a physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more
Have it examined.: It is impossible to answer your question without being able to see the area directly. Have it examined. ...Read more
Sir! I have some white non-pearly pimples on my penis skin!! Not on the head but on the penis skin... They don't really cause too much pain they are s?
Hello, my penis there grew something like a pimples like kind of thing, I was wondering what kind of infection is it? Is is deadly? : (
Exam needed: It's possible that these lesions are from a herpes virus infection and, since there is treatment available if this is the diagnosis, get examined by your physician or dermatologist. Nevertheless whatever the diagnosis is, it wouldn't be lethal. Get examined while the lesions are visible. ...Read more
Penis pimple or not?: 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
Thanks for asking!: Difficult to answer without knowing location (shaft or head of penis) and seeing the appearance of the 'pimples'. Cluster of lesions on the shaft may represent a std such as genital herpes or genital warts and cluster of small bumps on the head of the penis may represent a yeast infection. A urologist would be able to determine the cause and treatment options. ...Read more
See a doctor: You should let a doctor examine it and tell you exactly what it is. ...Read more
Probably not: But there is no way to tell for sure unless you see your doctor for a full evaluation, diagnosis and possible therapy if necessary. ...Read more
Yes: They are usually infected hair follicles on the shaft and scrotum. Have your doctor evaluate them to see if treatment is needed. ...Read more
Penis pimples: It depends a little on where they are located. Do the appear around the glans? If so, then they are what are called "pearly pink papules" and they are harmless. If they are located on the shaft of the penis then perhaps resubmit your question with that information. ...Read more
They can be little milia or white heads.
If they are growing and concern you have them checked out by your doctor. You are fine and that is a good question. ...Read more
Hard to say: See a urologist for better diagnosis.Get a more detailed answer ›