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I have small red shiny bumps on my penis can you help?

I have small red shiny bumps on my penis can you help?

Best way: Best way to get help is to see your provider who can do an appropriate physical exam to know exactly what the red bumps are. Without a physical exam it is hard to tell what it is or what it could be. ...Read more

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I'm nervous I have herpes, or multiple STDs. Symptoms: pain in head of penis, leg tingling, small red bump on penis.

I'm nervous I have herpes, or multiple STDs. Symptoms: pain in head of penis, leg tingling, small red bump on penis.

See your doctor: The only way to know for sure is to be examined and tested for STDs. You should do this as soon as possible and refrain from intercourse until you know for sure and any infections have been treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis?

I have a red bump on my penis?

Needs an exam: This "red bump" needs to be seen by a qualified physician to make a decision about diagnosis and treatment. Redness suggests an inflammatory type of problem, rather than a sexually transmitted disease.Having said that, i would still suggest refraining from any sexual activity until this problem has been diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on the base of my penis. What is it?

I have a red bump on the base of my penis. What is it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to say without looking at the "bump", however, it is likely to be infection of a hair follicle. If it does not resolve in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a medium sized red bump at the base of my penis and want to know what it is?

I have a medium sized red bump at the base of my penis and want to know what it is?

The best way: To find out is to have a doctor look at it. There are a number of things it could be but instead of just alarming you why not just have your doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Im wondering if its normal to have a duscomfort on the tip of my penis and i also have a red bump?

Im wondering if its normal to have a duscomfort on the tip of my penis and i also have a red bump?

No, it's not : Normal. However, i can't tell you what's wrong over the internet. Have you doctor look at it at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

I have a small red bump on the head of my penis, closer to the tip. It is slightly sensitive but I wouldn't describe it as pain. What could this be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described is consistent with herpes. If you are sexually active you may wish to see a doctor for an evaluation and tests for sexually transmitted diseases. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because you may need blood test and or biopsy to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis and have never had intercourse what could it be?

A red bump...!: Sometimes a small collection of blood vessels form a lesion that appears like a 'red bump' on the skin. It's harmless- called a 'hemangioma'. One way to test this is to press on it and remove your finger quickly to see if it blanched white, then refilled back to red. Consult a dermatologist if it's got you worried or it's causing pain and doesn't go away on it's own. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis and when I squeeze it I can feel a hard ball inside. It also grows then shrinks and then the layer of skin peals of. ?

I have a red bump on my penis and when I squeeze it I can feel a hard ball inside. It also grows then shrinks and then the layer of skin peals of. ?

Here are some...: Despite your good description, without a direct look at and feel on it, it is still hard to deduce right diagnosis although clinically it may represent the occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous gland. To get the related things done correctly has not to be that difficult by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I've recently discovered a small red bump on the bottom base of my penis. I have a slight pain when I touch it. I haven't had sex in months though. ?

I've recently discovered a small red bump on the bottom base of my penis. I have a slight pain when I touch it. I haven't had sex in months though. ?

Bump: Please have it checked and get tested for STD.some Std like Herpes can show up even much later specially when your immunity is down for any reason.Or it could be pimple from irritation. Or boil etc . But have your doctor take a look at that. ...Read more

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What could a red bump on the vein of the penis be? Never Had Sex

What could a red bump on the vein of the penis be? Never Had Sex

Hard to say: It could be a hair follicle, vein abnormality. Even though you are not sexual active/oral/vaginal some infections should still be entertained. Perhaps you could see your doctor for a better opinion. Good luck ...Read more