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Red bumps on shaft of penis just wondering what they are? Can show picture

Red bumps on shaft of penis just wondering what they are? Can show picture

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

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

What to do if I have painful, red, hard, bump on shaft of penis?

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

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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

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

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I have small red bumps on the shaft of my penis?

I have small red bumps on the shaft of my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because this can be several diseases. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have red bumps on the the shaft of my penis what is this?

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

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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!

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

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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?

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

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What is this; hard, purplish, red center, bump, on the shaft of my penis? I can send a photo as well. Thank you

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

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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?

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

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I have dry and cracking skin on the shaft of my penis a little bit of flaking and I sometimes get tiny red bumps but not often at all?

I have dry and cracking skin on the shaft of my penis a little bit of flaking and I sometimes get tiny red bumps but not often at all?

This could be due to: Irritation, masturbation. If all goes away without treatment, likely nothing to worry about, but if concerned see doctor to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What are these red bumps with white pus-like tips on the shaft and base of my penis that is like a rash and itches, there are a lot. I'm a virgin.

Bumps on penis: This may be nothing more than irritation and common blocked hair cells.

There is a chance they are warts but not likely at your age.

If the rash is in any way panful or the white spots spread please find a way to get to a school nurse or a clinic where you can privately have this evaluated at. Your pediatrician is also likely to know what to do. ...Read more

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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

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

Trauma: You may have traumatized the shaft of your penis because of your girlfriends tight virginal vagina and your rapid removal. Have no fear. Your penis will heal in a few days. A word of earning however, you are playing with fire when you have sex without a condom. ...Read more

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I just had unprotected sex with a girl who said she was clean. 2-3 days later the shaft of my penis has small red bumps. Increasing by the day. Help!

I just had unprotected sex with a girl who said she was clean. 2-3 days later the shaft of my penis has small red bumps. Increasing by the day. Help!

See a doctor: Two to three days is quite early for any symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease to occur, the average time frame is about a week. It could be something as simple as ingrown hairs, I suggest you see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Small red bumps on penile shaft forskin and above the penis. When they showed up I was also having two days of drinking and around the mouth I had two?

Small red bumps on penile shaft forskin and above the penis. When they showed up I was also having two days of drinking and around the mouth I had two?

Infection?: You MAY have an infection. The only way to know for sure it to see your doctor, which I encourage you to do. Please discuss your drinking habits w/him/her also. If a drinking problem is developing please catch it before it can do more damage. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?

What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?

Staph Infections: Yes. Of course. I am not sure why you have not gone to the doctor. This is not a kind of infection and not a place to just wait and let it get worse. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more