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Purple Bump On Penis
What are these bumps? I have bumps all over the glans of my penis some are purple and slightly raised. I can really see them if i squeeze the glans.
?Pearly pink papules: A symmetrical ring of of ting bumps around penis just under outer edge of glans penis are perfectly normal. Tend to be more prominent on a circumcised penis and can appear to be more or less prominent from time to time. They are normal. Feel free to send a photo for us to review privately and comment confidentially if you think the bumps are something else. ...Read more
Is it normal for a black man's penis to have a yellowish tip? Its not puss or a bump. It is yellow rather than pink purple or brown
Possibly vitilgo: Would be better to evaluate with a photo which we would examine privately & report confidentially to you alone. ...Read more
Purple bump on the head of my penis. Not visible when penis is soft. Large and obvious when hard. Doctor i went to doesn't know what it is. Help!
What is this; hard, purplish, red center, bump, on the shaft of my penis? I can send a photo as well.
Some years back I got a bump on one of the veins on my penis. Recently my veins on my penis got reddish purplish and itchy. Should I see a Doctor??
Penis bumps: 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
Could be normal: Pearly penile papules are white or flesh colored bumps rimming the penile glans. They are benign and require no treatment. They can be treated with a laser, but this is not necessary. Other bumps could be an std and some of these would be painful. You should consult a physician. ...Read more
?Pearly pink papules: A symmetrical ring of of ting bumps around penis just under outer edge of glans penis are perfectly normal. Tend to be more prominent on an uncircumcised penis and can appear to be more or less prominent from time to time. They are normal. Feel free to send a photo for us to review privately and comment confidentially if you think the bumps are something else. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
It depends: On where the bump is, how large it is, and what caused it. Best to let your doctor look at it at your next visit. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Having a dermatologist or urologist take a look will more likely yield an accurate Dx. But, clinically, if these bumps have been there lifelong, related with hair follicles, and unchanged in size & color, they could be just hyperactive sebaceous glands, which are harmless and require no Rx except at rare superimposed infection like acne / pimple. So, ss Doc as needed. Best wish ... ...Read more
Need more info...: Please collect the feature, degree, and detailed sequence of event of its color, size, symptoms, etc and bring them to see urologist who can figure out what it's for you. If it's lifelong, discolored, not hurting, it can be a benign mole; if quite a long while, but become red and hurting, it may be an infected sebaceous cyst; or ... Nonetheless, direct inspection and palpation are needed for dx.. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. of the bump, an accurate Dx could not be reached. So, collect and bring those to see Doc timely. But, clinically, rashes in glans penis from balanoposthitis in long / tight foreskin are the most common possibility. Rx? Topical hygiene + topical anti-fungal cream... ...Read more