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Pimples On Penile
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
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...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