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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.

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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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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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?

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?

Penis Anatomy: It is very common to get oil filled cysts on the penis and scrotum. These benign cysts are called sebaceous cysts. Herpes is a cluster of painful blisters that open up and have raw tender skin. From your description this does not sound like herpes. ...Read more

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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???

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

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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?

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?

PPP: These are likely to be benign (innocent) lesions called "pearly penile papules". I would not be concerned about them, though seeing a physician if they become inflamed or continue to spread would be best. ...Read more

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Pimple like things on my penis?

Pimple like things on my penis?

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

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How do you cure penis pimples?

How do you cure penis pimples?

Molluscum?: Small red bumps on the penis are most likely molluscum, a contagious wart. This needs to be treated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the pimples on my penis?

What is the pimples on my penis?

HSV 2: You could be having herpes simplex-2 virus infection. Please contact your doctor for a thorough exam to get the correct diagnosis and discuss treatment options. ...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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What are the little pimples on my penis?

What are the little pimples on my penis?

Get medically: Checked to find out with any certainty.
Take care. ...Read more

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Can you get a pimple or acne on the penis?

Can you get a pimple or acne on the penis?

Yes: However, you can also get genital warts on your penis if you are sexually active. Therefore, you should have an examination with your doctor to determine exactly what the proper diagnosis is. ...Read more

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Pimples on my penis's top, is this serious?

Pimples on my penis's top, is this serious?

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

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Little pimples on penis, what could this be?

Little pimples on penis, what could this be?

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

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What cause clusters of pimples on penis tip?

What cause clusters of pimples on penis tip?

PPP: You may have pearly penile papules. This is a normal condition that is not a disease. The contour of the involved skin could be improved with a minor surgical procedure. ...Read more

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How to remove cluster of pimples on my penis?

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

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What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because you may need blood test and or biopsy to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my penis can I still have sex?

I have a pimple on my penis can I still have sex?

Pimple: You can have sex, but it would be unfair to your partner until you found out what the cause of the pimple is. You could have an std which you are transferring to your girlfriend ...Read more

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I have many small pimples on my penis. What I will do?

I have many small pimples on my penis. What I will do?

See a doctor: You should let a doctor examine it and tell you exactly what it is. ...Read more

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There are some little pimples in my penis. Should I be worried?

There are some little pimples in my penis. Should I be worried?

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

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White little pimples on the edge on the penis. What does this mean?

White little pimples on the edge on the penis. What does this mean?

Pearly Penile Papule: Little white pimples on the edge of the head of the penis are usually pearly penile papules and considered normal. No treatment is needed. If they are changing in size or have additional symptoms, have them checked out with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get pimples on your penis and balls area?

Is it possible for you to get pimples on your penis and balls area?

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

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I have tiny whites pimples on my penis and I don't know what it is?

I have tiny whites pimples on my penis and I don't know what it is?

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

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Is it bad for teen boys to have small white pimples under their penis?

Is it bad for teen boys to have small white pimples under their penis?

No....: 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

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I find a very small black head pimple on my penis shaft is that normal?

I find a very small black head pimple on my penis shaft is that normal?

That can be. ..: Such described pimple even on the penis is nothing unusual and harmless unless becoming infected like an acne. So, leave it alone as long as painless. If still in doubt, see doc timely. ...Read more

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Can sexual lubricant cause pimple under penis head? 2 to 3 days after use?

Can sexual lubricant cause pimple under penis head? 2 to 3 days after use?

Probably not: Most sexual lubricants are water based and shouldn't cause blockage of oil glands. Friction from intercourse or STD may be a concern. Anal sex is slightly higher risk for infection. If the pimple is very sore or takes a long time to heal I would get STD testing. ...Read more

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I have hard pimple-like bump on my penis skin, but no white head, what could this be?

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

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I have a question. I have a small white bump on my penis shaft curious to know if it's just a pimple?

I have a question. I have a small white bump on my penis shaft curious to know if it's just a pimple?

Cyst: 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.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I popped a pimple in my groin area about 1 1/2 inchs above of my penis. Blood came out is this herpes?

I popped a pimple in my groin area about 1 1/2 inchs above of my penis. Blood came out is this herpes?

See your Dr.: Without examining you, it is impossible to tell you the cause. There are many possibilities, including viral and bacterial infections. The Dr. Can examine it, possibly run some tests, and tell you the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a tiny white pimple above my penis in the hair region. I am worried this might be herpes. Could it be?

I have a tiny white pimple above my penis in the hair region. I am worried this might be herpes. Could it be?

Folliculitis?: If it looks more lik a pimple than a blister, it's more likely to be an infected hair follicle than herpes. The location is also more typical for a hair follicle infection than herpes. ...Read more

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