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How to cure red bumps on the head of the penis?

How to cure red bumps on the head of the penis?

No need to treat: "pearly penile papules" are a normal finding in many men, especially if uncircumcised. Often referred to as "tyson's glands" although not glands. An occasional dermatologist might try to eridicate them with laser, under local anesthesia. But, this is entirely unnecessary. Bumps are not a sign of any disease and do not require any treatment. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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What to do if I have multiple and very small red bumps on the head of my penis, what is this?

What to do if I have multiple and very small red bumps on the head of my penis, what is this?

Pearly penis papules: Ring of small skin colored bumps around head of penis just beyond the circumferential groove are normal and nothing to be concerned about. Sometimes called tyson's glands, but in fact are not glands. Tend to be more promininent in the uncircumcised penis. ...Read more

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I had lil red bumps on the head of my penis for a month or so then they disappeared, what could it hav been?

I had lil red bumps on the head of my penis for a month or so then they disappeared, what could it hav been?

Penile "bumps": Tis could be a std (herpes), folliculitis (hair follicle inflammation), skin abrasion or a manifestation of another problem such as a reaction to detergents or cancer. Correct diagnosis requires examination by your medical doctor, dermatologist, or urologist. You should have this evaluated as you may be at risk for spreading infection, or this issue may signal a more worrisome health problem. ...Read more

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A friend of mine has small red bumps on the head of his penis and it doesn't irritate him and it has been continuous for the past 4 years, what is it?

Papules : Since they have been there for 4 years and has not caused a problem it does not seem serious but you could see a dermatologist. They sound like papules depends on the size ...Read more

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What are these red bumps on the head of my penis and foreskin? I have red bumps on the head of my penis and foreskin and they have been there for about 5 days and seem to be shedding some skin when i check on it.

What are these red bumps on the head of my penis and foreskin? I have red bumps on the head of my penis and foreskin and they have been there for about 5 days and seem to be shedding some skin when i check on it.

An : An important thing to know is if these bumps are itchy. If so you may be dealing with a fungal infection, which in this area is called jock itch aka tinea cruris.There are over the counter treatments (clotrimazole cream) that may help. Also, you could be dealing with an allergic reaction. Have you used any new soaps, lotions, or lubricants on your penis? You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and monitor for relief. Lastly, an std check may be neccessary if you are sexually active. If the bumps persist you should be evaluated by a medical professional. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Red bumps on the head of my penis and IV never had sex?

Red bumps on the head of my penis and IV never had sex?

Then maintain: good hygiene wash and clean and dry , will clear may be simple skin glads infection, common if you are not circumcised , speak to your doctor may need Rx antibiotic cream. ...Read more

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What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis ? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis ? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

Spreading Red Bumps: Anything that is getting worse...Especially when it is on the skin needs to be evaluated in person. This could be herpes. It could be a staph or fungal infection. Please get in to see your family doctor soon. ...Read more

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Hello, I just had unprotected sex with someone who's been tested for stds and the next day I saw that I had little red bumps on the head of my penis?

Hello, I just had unprotected sex with someone who's been tested for stds and the next day I saw that I had little red bumps on the head of my penis?

Penile rash: You must go and show this to a doctor to be diagnosed. Off the cuff can think of several possibilities, but purely suppositional. You need to be seen. ...Read more