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Red Bumps On The 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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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
Small bumps with white on the inside around my mouth and tiny itching bumps on lips.. What's this?
Check it out: Viral? Blocked pores? Check with doc.Get a more detailed answer ›
These are: probably hair follicles! Just a guess! Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
I have red bumps on my penis that are very itchy and i don't know what they are I have a couple of them?
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
Partner had HPV but was treated. Been together over a year and had red bumps under my penis head show up rescently. Could she still pass it ?
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
I have small red bumps on my penis. They are mostly concentrated on the head, but there are some along the shaft. They are very itchy. What is this?
Be seen: They could be many things. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
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?
Why do I keep getting new red bumps on my penis even after two elimite (permethrin) treatments seven days apart?
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
Red bumps on my penis that resembles a pimple. I pop it and a bit of pus comes out and then it bleeds. It scabs over n goes away. What could it b?
Shaved my pubic area. I noticed 2-3 red bumps on my penis where the hair stops growing. I used tweezers to tug the hairs and i popped yellow fluid. ?
I get tiny little red bumps on my penis when i masterbating or have sex. Could this be a yeast infection? Lasts for a day or two.No pain. Tks
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
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