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Pimples On Penile
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
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
Pearly penile papule: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
No: Fordice granules are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Pearly papules?: One man in 100 is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules", a row of bumps along the corona on the back of the gland / head. Check internet photos and see if this is you. If your life-partner doesn't like them, you can have them lasered off. Or you may decide they're cool. They are not a sexually transmitted disease or a cancer risk. ...Read more
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
I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.
May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous(oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more
Get examined.: Any history of unprotected sex? Does it hurt/itch? Any discharge? How long have you had it? Sometimes these things can be normal, like an epidermal inclusion cyst, or sometimes they can be the sign of an sti. More likely it's benign because it's on the shaft, but when in doubt, get checked. ...Read more
I have noticed 3 pimples on my penile skin 2 weeks before . Color dark as my skin colour . No pain or itch . Round shape.
Realy worried ..
Here are some ...: Have you had this Q answered not long ago? What described may present the presence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which is harmless unless getting their rare superimposed infection like acnes on the face. The most reasonable way to go along with these is leave them alone without fiddling with them. More concerns? Seek professional evaluation and counseling. ...Read more
Hi Dr. I have noticed 2 pimples on my penile skin on top its dried out after a week and another 3 came up now .
I am worried . I was sexually active with a man 1 month before
If you want a pic I can post you
Thanks for helping me ?
Here are some ...: What described is probably nothing serious but represents acne-like lesions resulting from infected sebaceous glands, which are largely harmless and require no active Rx. But, without a direct look at and feel on them at the time of occurrence, it 's still hard to come up right Dx. Pic is useful but still less accurate than a direct look can do. Best wish ... ...Read more
Whitehead like pimples on my penile shaft with hairs i applied alcohol for bacteria and the pimples have decreased in size and are scab like now help?
Hi doctor i have little white pimple dots on my penile shaft i popped one and now it is scabbed over and red but it doesnt itch or hurt or anything?
Need to see Doctor: How long have you had them? Since they are not painful, it seems unlikely to be herpes. There are other sexually transmitted diseases that can look like this, or they can be benign spots called penile pearly papules, which are of no concern. Only an experienced doctor can sort this out; you may wish to see a urologist, who specializes in penile diseases, or a dermatologist (skin Dr). Good luck ...Read more
Penile lesion: If you've had no sexual activity with another individual within the past few weeks, this may simply be a pustule which you can treat with warm applications and applying an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. However if you've had any exposure see a physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have a pimple like bump on my penile shaft... It is one red bump and I am embarrassed to be with future partners, any ideas on what it is?!?
Get examined: The only way to know for sure is to get examined by a physician. This is especially important to rule out anything that may be sexually transmitted. ...Read more
Can chlamydia and gonorrhea cause penile pimples and is it true that bacterial infections can cause mouth ulcers?
Penile bumps clusters of like two. Small pimple-like they're more oval shaped than round. Only have had oral sex but i've had them before then.
Small, darkish-red bump on penile shaft. Doesn't itch or irritate at all, only little irritation when pushed against. Looks similar to pimple, is it?
Bump on penis: I would suggest you get it examined to see if it is an STI or other ...Read more
A small, single pimple like bump near the base of my penile shaft. There is only one. It does not hurt or itch. Opinion?
Sebaceous cyst: Most likely. Would do nothing as it is symptom free. Could be shown to your doctor at next routine visit. ...Read more
Lump on penile shaft. Been there for a year n recently looks like a pimple with pus building up. Have not had sexual activity so not sure what it mayb?
1 exam = 1000 words: A pimple is essentially an infected hair follicle, usually following a plugged sebaceous gland, and is red and inflamed and somewhat tender. If not infected, a plugged sebaceous gland can cause a sebaceous cyst. Molluscum contagiosum is not red and has a core that and looks white like pus. It is also possible to have a genital wart without sexual activity, but rare to have just one. Rec: exam. ...Read more
Can you get pearly penile papules near or on your frenulum I have 3 small whitehead looking dots on either side of frenulum?
Yes: This can be normally seen. Typically we leave them alone. If it grows, do have it seen. If it hurts it might be infected..so that should be seen too. ...Read more