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Pimples On Underside Of Penis
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
I have a singular pimple/sore on the underside shaft of my penis. It started out as a hard bump but now has yellow looking pus inside. Is it herpes?
While masturbating I notice small pimple like bump (underskin) next to maybe two other bumps that feel amost connected on the underside left of penis where pinky would be if right hand is being used. Its lots of veins there where skin loosen. Cause???
Without examining: The area in question it will be impossible to provide you with a diagnosis or reason for your findings. You will need to see health care provider for an evaluation. It is probably normal for you but I am sure you don't want to take the chance it could be something more serious. ...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?
May be herpes: If they are somewhat painful, they may be herpes. BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) 2, 000 mg per day (available on line or in a health food store). You can download a free e-book, Wipe Out Herpes with BHT which provides the rationale and references from the literature to substantiate this treatment. ...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
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
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 ›
May be. ..: A bump from pimple (1- 1.5 mm) - hyperactive hair-follicle-related sebaceous gland, usually has its white head visible, but at times, can be a "black" head. But, it's harmless as long as being asymptomatic and remaining stable in size. But, if still in doubt, see urologist timely for confirmation. Online guess is not always accurate. ...Read more
I have a question. I have a small white bump on my penis shaft curious to know if it's just a pimple?
It may be a sebaceous cyst. Do not try to pop it. If it gets bigger or bothers you in any way, you may get it removed.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more