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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 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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So on Wednesday my gf and I had sex thursday morning I materbated later on thursday I seen a tiny red bump on head of my penis my gf and I are clean?

So on Wednesday my gf and I had sex thursday morning I materbated later on thursday I seen a tiny red bump on head of my penis my gf and I are clean?

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,

Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.

Pimples are pretty common. Irritation without anything wrong at the area where urine comes out are two (of several) minor problems that are not STD's.
Warts, Herpes are std's that can look like a red bump. ...Read more

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Painless red bump on head of penis. Has been there since April. Started as a red spot that u couldn't feel by touch but now is large and noticeable?

Painless red bump on head of penis. Has been there since April. Started as a red spot that u couldn't feel by touch but now is large and noticeable?

Inflammed bump: The red bump could signify a small cyst and in of and itself is not problematic. However, if it gets bigger or more painful then have it evaluated by a Dermatologist who may need to treat it. ...Read more

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About 3 weeks ago I noticed a red bump on the head of my penis. Now there are 3 more and they have a little scab on them. They don't hurt. What is this?

About 3 weeks ago I noticed a red bump on the head of my penis. Now there are 3 more and they have a little scab on them. They don't hurt. What is this?

Here are some...: Without more detailed Hx and a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx although long foreskin-related causes are likely; if so, circumcision is good care. But, to sort things out correctly is not that difficult if following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work timely & closely with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx & care. ...Read more

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Recenyly noticed small red bump or spott under head of penis not painfull havet had sex in over 6 months never noticed this very small spot begore?

Recenyly noticed small red bump or spott under head of penis not painfull havet had sex in over 6 months never noticed this very small spot begore?

Irritation: Small red bump can be an irritation from cloths from soaps. There are small glands on the penis that can be infected. ...Read more

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Doc, I would like 2 ask, y after my masturbation, my penis head have a small red bump. Sometime its itchy. Thanks!

Doc, I would like 2 ask, y after my masturbation, my penis head have a small red bump. Sometime its itchy. Thanks!

Lesions: If you have ever been sexually active with a partner, this could represent an std like herpes. If you are not it could be a friction abrasion or possibly a yeast infection. Chemical irritation (detergent or another irritant). ...Read more

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I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

I have a red bump with a bit of yellow in center. It's like scales. Under the rim of my penis head. I have forskin so when I pull the skin back there is a little rash of where the bump lays when skin is not pulled back. It doesn't hurt but it is itchy so

Pimples in glands: Direct clinical examination is required. A red bump is an infection, ANT may be required.
A plain pimple, is usually present in 10-20 % of the male population, sometimes 2-4 may be present.
They require no treatment. Some patients however, may request therapy to alleviate anxiety or for aesthetic reasons. Ablation using carbon dioxide laser, ...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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About two months ago I pulled a hair from penis shaft and now a red bump has formed, it doesn't hurt but is very visible. How can I treat it?

May just wait...: The red bump may be still the healing scarring effect after pulling that hair out, which could be related with its corresponding sebaceous gland. If not hurting and not changing in its size, may just watch and see. Of course, it is hard to give right diagnosis for right care without a direct look at & feel on it. If still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling timely as needed. ...Read more

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I masturbated more than once in one sitting with no lubricant and I don't have foreskin and now I have a red bump on the head of my penis. Treatment?

I masturbated more than once in one sitting with no lubricant and I don't have foreskin and now I have a red bump on the head of my penis. Treatment?

Here are some. ..: Based on what you described, it's reasonable to leave your penis alone but keeping it clean and dry without further physical stimulation for at least 5-7 days so to let the Nature heal what you incurred to your penis as long as getting better day by day. If not, seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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I have an irritating red skin rash (no bumps) on the left side corona of my penis. Its been there for 24 hours and I haven't had sex in over 5 weeks.

I have an irritating red skin rash (no bumps) on the left side corona of my penis. Its been there for 24 hours and I haven't had sex in over 5 weeks.

Dermatitis: Without and major history of recent sex, etc., it may be a simple contact or irritant dermatitis. Rashes are difficult if not impossible to truly diagnose over the computer, so to get a definitive diagnosis, get the area evaluated so the right diagnosis can be made and then the best treatment can occur for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a red bump, looked like a red pimple, where the shaft of my penis meets the pubis area for ~ a month. Today it was puss-filled, ingrown hair?

I had a red bump, looked like a red pimple, where the shaft of my penis meets the pubis area for ~ a month. Today it was puss-filled, ingrown hair?

Good possibility: Inflamed or infected hair follicles in that region not uncommon and usually resolve on their own with good hygiene, warm compresses, and elimination of any undergarments that may be irritating that area. If persists, worsens, or accompanied by other lesions, recommend evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you tell your parents you have a red bump on your penis like a cyst or ingrown hair, nervous on how to tell them. By the way I have not had sex?

See your doctor: Since you have not had sex, you don't have any worry about STD causing the bump, so you don't have to be embarrassed to ask what could cause this. Are you worried that your parents would over react? Just assure them that you have not had sex, and to take you to the doctor so you can learn what it is and what can be done to treat it. Telling the truth works most of the time :) ...Read more

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Could a red bump on my shaft of penis be a pimple or a ingrown hair? I have not had sex and when erected it is bigger. Can you get acne on your penis

Could a red bump on my shaft of penis be a pimple or a ingrown hair? I have not had sex and when erected it is bigger. Can you get acne on your penis

Likely ingrown hair: Most likely it is an ingrown hair possibly getting infected. You can apply a topical abx like neosporin. If not improving get it checked out by your doctor. Does not sound like an STD though. ...Read more

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Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Balanitis: Balanitis is due to tiny amounts of urine under the foreskin. Wash it. Blot under the skin after passing urine. Castellani solution and Miconazole (clotrimazole) cream will help. Circumcision cures it and is easy to do. ...Read more

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Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Short, dark, thin straight line leading from top edge of urethra opening then back towards the body on head of penis. No irritation redness, or bumps?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer accurate Dx; but the described quiescence most likely support its harmlessness. So, just watch and see, and don't pick on it. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist. Nonetheless, following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html will help get the healthcare done correctly as needed. Best wish... ...Read more

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What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

Many causes: You need to get it checked out. Could be yeast but it could be another infection including std. I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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What can these circular red bumps be on my penis head?

Penis: Tyson's glands circle the head (glans) of the penis and produce smegma. If the the glands are swollen and/or red, it is best to see a urologist for treatment. There may be an infection. ...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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Have tiny red bumps directly underneath the head of my penis. They tend to itch occasionally. What could this be?

Have tiny red bumps directly underneath the head of my penis. They tend to itch occasionally. What could this be?

Here are some...: To verify if what you've observed in glans penis is related with tight long foreskin, see urologist timely so to reach right Dx for right care; if not related with foreskin or not pearly penile papules along penile corona, circumcision is needed for long-term care, but currently, improve topical hygiene with adequate cleansing & drying + judicious use of topical ant-fungal - steroid cream. ...Read more

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I have 2 groups of 3 small white/red bumps on the back of my penis right under the head is there something wrong?

Bumps on penis: It's almost impossible to comment whether the bumps you see on your penis are normal or not by your description. You should see a medical doctor or a urologist to be examined. ...Read more

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I have a ring of what looks like red bumps near the head of my penis but not on the head. I wasn't sure what it could be.?

I have a ring of what looks like red bumps near the head of my penis but not on the head. I wasn't sure what it could be.?

Infection/Inflammati: This is difficult to answer without asking you further questions or even seeing a picture of the lesion. Could be inflamed skin or infection. Please come on virtual consult for further help ...Read more

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Hey, I've noticed that underneath the head of my penis that there's these little white bumps and when I have an erection they they turn red.?

Hey, I've noticed that underneath the head of my penis that there's these little white bumps and when I have an erection they they turn red.?

Penile bumps: If as a ring around the corona may be pearly penile papules which are white tags. They could turn red because during an erection there is increased blood flow to the penis Do not be concerned about pearly penile papules. Or may be lichen nitidus which also is just cosmetic f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Hi I just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Most likely, ok...: As long as no local discomfort, such rashes may suggest mild balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), which is usually related with redundant foreskin with poor local hygiene. Without detailed history and inspection, it's hard to make a firm statement.

If any doubt, go to see an expert in the field.

Best luck... ...Read more

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I notice a small tiny bump at my penis meatus this morning. It show like pin head, red and no discharge. What it could be and what I have to do?

I notice a small tiny bump at my penis meatus this morning. It show like pin head, red and no discharge. What it could be and what I have to do?

Here are some...: The described scenario suggests that tiny bump likely has existed for a long time, but is just incidentally noticed this morning. Clinically, it may be a skin tag, hyperactive sebaceous gland, some kinds of fibroangioma, etc. Nonetheless, it's hard to give right Dx without a direct look at. For confirmation, follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red?

Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red?

May be HPV: You may have condyloma acuminata, a viral wart, sexually transmitted, caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus). You and all sexual partners must be examined and tested for all STD exposure-ASAP. ...Read more

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Odd bump on the shaft of my penis. Its slightly oval, painless when squeezed, and under the skin. No redness or skin discoloration. Appeared overnight.

Sebaceous cyst...: Most likely, it may be a discrete sebaceous cyst, which is common and harmless unless becoming infected like a pimple. Nonetheless, it is hard to tell for sure what it may be without a direct look at and feel on it. More? Seek evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Hello I have been having some itching on my penis. No discharge but I have tiny small bumps on the head along with the skin a little red and pink help?

Hello I have been having some itching on my penis. No discharge but I have tiny small bumps on the head along with the skin a little red and pink help?

Balanitis: You have a medical condition called balanitis. Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. For example, balanitis that is caused by bacteria may be treated with antibiotic pills or creams. Balanitis that occurs with skin diseases may respond to steroid creams. Anti-fungal creams will be prescribed if it is due to a fungus. Viruses can be treated tidal or oral medications. ...Read more