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Tiny pink/white bumps on the tip of my penis.

Tiny pink/white bumps on the tip of my penis.

Lesions: Lumps or lesions on the penis or scrotum can be venereal disease, ingrown hair, sebaceous cyst or many other conditions. They can only be properly diagnosed by observation and other testing and you should seek advice from a family doctor or specialist to get yourself diagnosed and 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 r red spots on the tip of my bf penis? Not blisters just red dots.

What r red spots on the tip of my bf penis? Not blisters just red dots.

Dr doctor should be: able to assess this more fully. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. ...Read more

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What causes red blotches on tip of penis?

What causes red blotches on tip of penis?

Many causes: "blotches" can be from infection, autoimmune diseases, inflammation from clothing abrasion, cancer, among even more possibilities. The first step in evaluating this is to see your primary care doctor, urologist or dermatologist for an examination. A biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more

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Rash on the penis?

Rash on the penis?

Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...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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What can cause tiny red spots on the skin near my penis?

What can cause tiny red spots on the skin near my penis?

To start with...: It could be a lot of different things, but a likely culprit is fungal "jock itch." the best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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White bumps on the meatus opening on the penis head. Smaller white bumps on the surrounding area. What could it be? Am a virgin

White bumps on the meatus opening on the penis head. Smaller white bumps on the surrounding area. What could it be?
Am a virgin

Pearly papules?: Angiofibromas called penile pearly papules, sebaceous cysts, mulloscum contagiosum, Tyson's glands, Fordyce spots, folliculitis, to name a few benign skin lesions. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1058826-overview Please visit your PMD or Dermatologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps on side of foot?

Small itchy red bumps on side of foot?

Hard to know...: Many things cause rashes, from insect bites to infections, allergies to trauma. I recommend having it looked at by a physician, either in person or through a video consultation at HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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What the the bumps on my boyfriends penis?

What the the bumps on my boyfriends penis?

Could be almost anyt: Could be almost anything and should be evaluated by his doctor. ...Read more

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What are the tiny red bumps on tip of tongue?

What are the tiny red bumps on tip of tongue?

Taste buds!: Paul, those are probably your taste buds, known anatomically as your "papillary" taste buds. Sometimes they get inflamed and sore (from spicy/salty food or from microscopic trauma) and then the condition is called papillitis. ...Read more

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Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my 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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Small white raised bumps on the prepuce( tip of foreskin) anythinh bad?

Small white raised bumps on the prepuce( tip of foreskin) anythinh bad?

Need a direct look: Oftentimes what you saw is long foreskin-related inflammation / infection. But, a direct look at them is essential to derive a diagnosis. So, seek evaluation / counseling timely. How to have healthcare process done rightly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. Best... ...Read more

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Little red and white bumps on vagina from shaving, treatment?

Little red and white bumps on vagina from shaving, treatment?

Shaving: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a > ...Read more

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Circle on spots on my neck that are red and itchy?

Circle on spots on my neck that are red and itchy?

Hard to tell: It would be very difficult to tell for sure what those spots are without seeing them, particularly in person. It could possibly be eczema, an allergic reaction to a soap, detergent, perfume, or jewelry, or even a fungal infection. I would recommend getting an in-person opinion from your doc, but in the meantime you can try some 1% Hydrocortisone cream on it to see if it helps the itching. ...Read more

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Sparse red dots on penis head with white discharge on the head and under. What is it?

Sparse red dots on penis head with white discharge on the head and under. What is it?

Difficult to tell: Many things may cause red dots and discharge from your penis. Common causes are viral/bacterial infections. Less commonly an allergic reaction or cancer can present like this. See a doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What can red bumps on penis mean?

Any of a: Number of things. I can't tell on the internet, since i can't see them. Show them to your doctor. ...Read more

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Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra.  A tiny bit on the shaft.   Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin.  What is this?

Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more

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I have these little red bumps around my penis and i don't know what it is?

Most likely...: What described, most likely, is angiokeratoma of penis - asymptomatic, violaceous, smooth, small red/purple papules, has no clinical significance, and may be rid with laser for cosmetic, not medical necessity. So, leave them alone if much like what described above. Due to no direct look at them, an accurate Dx couldn't be certain; if in doubt, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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I have red bumps below my penis head sometimes they go away or turn black?

I have red bumps below my penis head sometimes they go away or turn black?

Hemangiomas: Small red bumps which appear black would be small drops of blood often found on scrotum call fox fordyce. These can bleed and may need to be cauterized. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my penis head. They itch and ive had them for about 3 days. What could this be?

I have red bumps on my penis head. They itch and ive had them for about 3 days. What could this be?

See answer: Most common causes of itchy, red bumps on the glans penis include: 1) "balanitis": inflammation usually associated with being uncircumcised, poor hygiene, excess moisture, and/or diabetes and due to an overgrowth of yeast/fungus; 2) contact dermatitis or allergic response to some irritant, usually chemical (e.g. spermicidal, condom, soap); or 3) dermatitis: atopic, seborrheic). Rx based on cause. ...Read more

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Hi, I have little red bumps on my penis and doctors said its common for guys to have this. Is there an ointment to help smooth out the bumps?

Not on the internet: First one has to know what the bumps are before recommending 'an ointment'. I am sorry but we do not offer diagnosis or treatment online here. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some pimple like red bumps on my penis?

What to do if I have some pimple like red bumps on my penis?

Go see MD: Seeing a physician is your best bet. A number of things may look alike but a doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

Here are some ...: What you described is acute so it is related either with acute infection / inflammation or with physical / allergy-related irritation. But, regardless of its cause, the essence of care is same with keeping the affected area as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible (of course, with washing/drying) plus gingerly using antifungal + steroid cream 1-2 times daily of ...Read more

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Hello, I have been experiencing small red bumps in my penis head sometimes accompanied by itchiness. I havent had any sex in months, just martubation?

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I have been experiencing small red bumps in my penis head sometimes accompanied by itchiness. I havent had any sex in months, just martubation?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to draw a conclusion for diagnosis and treatment, but clinically, such bumps are most likely related with long foreskin with inflammatory change on foreskin or/& glans penis - called balanoposthitis or posthitis if involving foreskin only or balanitis if glans penis only. More? Ask doc, preferably urologists. ...Read more

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What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

Get checked : It hard to say by description . Best to be on the safe side.. get checked by doctor for possible STD. ...Read more

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I had sex a week ago and now i'm getting red bumps on my penis and burning sensation. Am i at risk of herpes?

I had sex a week ago and now i'm getting red bumps on my penis and burning sensation. Am i at risk of herpes?

Yes.: Sexual activity places people at risk of exposure to stds, even when using condoms b/c they don't protect 100%. You should be seen to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting new red bumps on my penis even after two elimite (permethrin) treatments seven days apart?

Why do I keep getting new red bumps on my penis even after two elimite (permethrin) treatments seven days apart?

Genital lesion: The treatment you had is used for scabies. The problem you are dealing most probably not scabies, have it examined and tested with some labs to get to the right diagnosis ...Read more

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Why is the opening of my vagina itchy and sore? My boyfriend has little red bumps on his penis. Could these be related?

Why is the opening of my vagina itchy and sore? My boyfriend has little red bumps on his penis. Could these be related?

Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Went out in the woods camping for the weekend. Two days later i have little red bumps on my penis. Im not sexually active so i know it isnt an STD. Th?

Went out in the woods camping for the weekend. Two days later i have little red bumps on my penis. Im not sexually active so i know it isnt an STD. Th?

Bites: These could easily just be chigger bites.They are often quite itchy & also show up on the beltline. They generally disappear over a week or so. ...Read more