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Red Bump On Shaft Of Penis
Recently noticed small red bump on shaft of penis two weeks ago. It has since spread and now at 15 or so red bumps. Bumps are on shaft, scrotum, and pubic area with most being on shaft. No itch or pain?
Difficult to say: But it could be std, so get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. It may be something that needs to be treated. ...Read more
I have tiny red bumps on shaft of penis somewhat scattered everywhere else following with a larger bump. Usually noticeable when under heat conditions?
Molluscum: Get seen by an md for probable molluscum. ...Read more
Could a red bump on my shaft of penis be a pimple or a ingrown hair? I have not had sex and when erected it is bigger. Can you get acne on your penis
Likely ingrown hair: Most likely it is an ingrown hair possibly getting infected. You can apply a topical abx like neosporin. If not improving get it checked out by your doctor. Does not sound like an STD though. ...Read more
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
Tiny, red bumps appear on shaft of penis on and off again. About a mm in diameter. No pain, no itchiness. I've recently been tested and was negative.?
Doctor visit: This may need to be seen for diagnosis. See your PCP or dermatologists for evaluation ...Read more
Used same razor for genital region as someone who gets cold sores. 1 week after have one small red painful bump near scrotum/shaft of penis. Herpes?
It certainly would: Be possible. Of course there are other potential reasons for the sore but without being able to examine you this cannot be confirmed. If you are very concerned about this make an appointment with a health care professional for an examination. Sharing sharp personal hygiene appliances is never a good idea. ...Read more
I have only one large red bump on the shaft of my penis. About round as a pea. I have never had sex before though. Please answer back I'm worried!
Not an STD: If you don't have risk factor for std's, it is not std's so don't worry much. Skin lesions need to be looked at to know what it is. Also, we need to know many things that might associate with the lesions like how long it has been there, or associate pain... The best way is to come see your physician. ...Read more
I have a red bump on the shaft of my penis and its hard, not painful unless pinched and I managed to remove some puss. Is this genital herpes?
Maybe: See your doctor and get a correct diagnosis. You may need treatment and if it is an std you will need to alert your partner. ...Read more
I am 19 and I haven't had sex. I have this red bump on the shaft if my penis. Could this be a pimple or a ingrown hair.
Could be: It could be. I would just watch it and if it doesn't improve you could see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Had a small white bump (looked like pimple) on shaft of penis for 3 months. Popped it, now its a big red bump. Only minor discomfort to touch.
Today I found one small, red, bump on my penis shaft with a hair growing out of it. Painful only when popped. No itch and there was clear puss.
See doc: It sounds like it is an infected lesions. I strongly recommend seeing a doc before it gets worse and resist the temptation to pop it. ...Read more
Why do I have like a red bump on my penis shaft? Me and the girl were virgins when we had sex and it was only for like 3 sec cause we didnthavecondom
Raised red bump with a black dot (similar to small grass tick) it reduces in size over 4 days till gone. Shaft of penis + groin area. What could it be?
Insect bites?: Insect bites may cause similar problemGet a more detailed answer ›
Physical exam needed: Some bumps may not be serious but until a doctor takes a look and tells for sure, you may not know. I would advise that you see a physician. ...Read more
What is this; hard, purplish, red center, bump, on the shaft of my penis? I can send a photo as well. Thank you
Check it with doctor:
Could be infection/ STD
Could be simple skin lesion or cyst
You need proper exam and assessment ...Read more
16 and haven't had sex. I have this red, hard bump on the shaft of my penis and it hurts when I squeeze it. What could it be?
Here are some. ..: Without further information, it's hard to offer accurate guess, but what described may represent the occurrence of an infected sebaceous cyst on a penis of light-colored skin so it appears as a hurting and red a bump. But squeezing itself may induce pain as well. To verify its truth, seek pro-evaluation with detailed Hx + physicals timely. Best wisher. .. ...Read more
I have some red/brown bumps on the shaft of my penis that sting really bad when anything touches them. Any answers at what it could be?
Cluster of red bumps on penis shaft popped up this morning got blood tested 2months ago test results came back negative should I get tested again?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor and get retested. ...Read more
Painless red rash / small bumps on head / top of shaft of penis after sex. Will last for a week and go if I don't have sex again / stay if I do.
Lichen planus: You are describing koebner phenomenon where trauma is the inducer in people prone to have the condition. The most likely diagnosis is lichen planus but psoriasis is a possibility. So rather than becoming celibate, I recommend applying otc Hydrocortisone ointment several hours before and several hours after intercourse and see if that helps. ...Read more
I have noticed irritation right around the vaginal opening is lightly itchy but mainly irritated to touch and my partner is noticing tiny painless red bumps on his penis shaft although there is no discharge. Is it an std?
About two months ago I pulled a hair from penis shaft and now a red bump has formed, it doesn't hurt but is very visible. How can I treat it?
May just wait...: The red bump may be still the healing scarring effect after pulling that hair out, which could be related with its corresponding sebaceous gland. If not hurting and not changing in its size, may just watch and see. Of course, it is hard to give right diagnosis for right care without a direct look at & feel on it. If still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling timely as needed. ...Read more
I have a pea sized red bump on the underside of my penis near the base of the shaft. It's now leaking puss and has a yellow tip at the center. Herpes?
Think I have 2 blood blisters on penis shaft, started off one white and one red bump, popped and left blood, had for about a week, serious? No pain or pus
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Several causes. ...Read more
I had a red bump, looked like a red pimple, where the shaft of my penis meets the pubis area for ~ a month. Today it was puss-filled, ingrown hair?
Good possibility: Inflamed or infected hair follicles in that region not uncommon and usually resolve on their own with good hygiene, warm compresses, and elimination of any undergarments that may be irritating that area. If persists, worsens, or accompanied by other lesions, recommend evaluation. ...Read more
Hi, I have this large red bump on the skin of my penis shaft that appeared two days ago. It's about the size of a large pea and doesn't hurt except when I squeeze it. I have no sexual history, so I've ruled out an std. Please help, I'm very nervous -Matt?
I have a tiny (can't be seen without pulling skin)hard bump on shaft of penis. I obsessively check it although it has no other symptoms. Should I worry?
Probably not...: But if you can't help worrying, go get it checked out. You will feel reassured at least. ...Read more
Two small hard bump on shaft of penis since last week, still there. I had softer bumps at exact same place before but went away in a day. What to do?
More info needed: It's difficult to judge potential causes from this description. If the "bumps" are superficial, genital warts might be the best bet; or just skin tags. If they seem to be coming up from deeper in the skin, maybe just skin cysts or pimples. Only way to know for sure is to see a doctor or clinic. If there is a national health genitourinary medicine clinic near you, that would be a good choice. ...Read more
Hard bump on the upper left shaft of penis. Doesn't hurt or cause problems. What is it? Usually more visible during erection.
Cyst or wart: If new and not many years old should have checked by your dr. Or urologist, may be fatty cyst or even tumor or blood vessel[gets engorged during erection] if new or even if old should have checked out, could even be a sexually transmitted disease[std] genital wart human papilloma virus[hpv], could be your own normal variant of muscle bulge spot ...Read more