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Sebaceous On Penis
Perhaps?: Sebaceous glands are present to provide oil to the skin. They are there because that is the way we are made. Occasionally we can have the plug up & cause a cyst to form. It is best to leave these alone. An skin/soft tissue infection in the genital area can be very serious. They may be unsightly but they are sterile. If you prefer removal, see a urologist, dermatologist or surgeon & b careful! ...Read more
Does it goes ann and get away sebaceous glands under penis ring i am 43 years old and i am crying i should have asked a doctors when i was younger?
Penile lumps: The penis has sebaceous glands along the shaft and corona and sebaceous cysts can develop and cause lumps. These lumps must be differentiated from infections due to herpes or other STDs, penile warts, angiokeratomas, scabies, folliculitis, Tyson glands (modified sebaceous glands around the corona and inner surface of the prepuce of the penis). Cancer must be ruled out. Get examined. ...Read more
No : Sebaceous glands tend to enlarge with regular ultraviolet light exposure. Also, the skin of the genital area is susceptible to sun damage and regular sun exposure may increase the risk of skin cancer. When we give uv treatments for various skin conditions, the genital area is carefully and completely covered. ...Read more
U don't want 2: This is normal skin and anatomy. Leave it alone. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Why would you want to? You will injury yourself if you do this or persist in attempting to do this. Talk with your pcp or with a urologist or dermatologist and see if there is something going on elsewise. Man, enjoy what you have for the reason you have it and leave the rest alone. It is what it is! ...Read more
Leave them alone: Show them to your physician on your next routine visit. All men have sebaceous glands there; inclusion ("sebaceous") cysts are common enough. They are easy to remove surgically if they get big and are annoying. Do not try to do your own surgery here as if you rupture the capsule, it will be a mess and make cure much harder. ...Read more
I have sebaceous gland spots on penis is there tablets I can haven't cure them ? Without having to go to the doctors or anything?
No cure ...: The occurrence of this nature comes with life - genetic factors - so there has been no known means to get rid of them and you have to adopt & adapt to what you have got in life. So, it's helpful to know and accept: Life is a one-way street of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation. More? To www.formefirst.com. Best wish ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lot of sebaceous oil glands on my penis and testicles is there anyway to reduce or get rid of them!? I never use to have any....
Can help but not cur: These are normal glands but can get plugged. The way to limit this is to keep the area as dry as possible and boxers to aerate. Some people are just more prone to them than others. Powder sometimes helps. ...Read more
My sebaceous cyst on underside of penis has a hole now(maybe it's popped) What to do now? It is like a hole and I can see red skin from that hole.
My sebaceous cyst on underside of penis popped and I can see a red hole dug 3mm deep. What to do? Should I shave the pubic hair?
Need more info: Not enough info to make a diagnosis, Advise you to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Not really.: They can be removed individually with an electric needle or certain types of lasers, but i don't know of anyone willing to do that. Just about everyone's genitals have sebaceous bumps - they are a normal finding. Unless they are causing symptoms of some sort, there is no reason to remove them. ...Read more
I have 2 small bumps on the underside of my penis that i think are sebaceous cysts. What is the best type of practice to visit to have them removed?
Plastic surgeon or: Urologist would be my suggestion.Get a more detailed answer ›
Brown patches on my penis,also on the underside of my scrotum there is like a brown patchy line.It is not black-headed sebaceous as it is flat.NO PAIN?
See a dermatologist.: Sounds like lentigos; a dermatologist can provide specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Sebaceous cyst or syphilis? Woke up with large closed lump on penis. It was painful to pop and blood came out. Looks like a chancre after being popped
Abscess: Chancres don't pop and sebaceous cysts don't swell rapidly or hurt suddenly. Let's shower twice a day for a while and consider a god antibacterial soap. If this gets worse or starts to spread, get seen. ...Read more