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Single Red Bump On Penis Head
Sudden single painless red bump on head of penis with a small indent in the center (pimple like). should I be running to the doctor or wait it out?
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
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.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have one single large red bump on the head of my penis. It's been here since about April and since April has grown out from my skin meaning that it used to just be a red don't u couldn't feel. Now you can feel it and see it very easily.?
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?
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
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
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
I have a dry red bump on the head of my penis. I just noticed it today. I've also had a lot of itching on the inside of my inner thighs it seems like the itching is spreading?
Possible infection: If you are sexually active, you may have acquired a sexual transmitted disease. You need to see a doctor to have it looked at. ...Read more
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
Doc, I would like 2 ask, y after my masturbation, my penis head have a small red bump. Sometime its itchy. Thanks!
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
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
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
Today I found one small, red, bump on my penis shaft with a hair growing out of it. Painful only when popped. No itch and there was clear puss.
See doc: It sounds like it is an infected lesions. I strongly recommend seeing a doc before it gets worse and resist the temptation to pop it. ...Read more
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
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
I have a tiny red bump at the base of my penis right above the pubic hair line. I also have a slightly swollen uvula. Related?
Unrelated: Likely unrelated. However the genital growth merits a look by an md. ...Read more
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
I am 19 and I haven't had sex. I have this red bump on the shaft if my penis. Could this be a pimple or a ingrown hair.
Could be: It could be. I would just watch it and if it doesn't improve you could see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi, I have this large red bump on the skin of my penis shaft that appeared two days ago. It's about the size of a large pea and doesn't hurt except when I squeeze it. I have no sexual history, so I've ruled out an std. Please help, I'm very nervous -Matt?
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
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
I have a little itch on my penis, not in the head, in the base, no rash, no redness, no bumps, but somethimes a little itch. .. What could it be?
Nothing serious: Keep clean, dry, and it should clear up by itself soon. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
I have a small patch of tiny bumps on the side of my penis. No ichting, redness, skin irritation, dis-coloring or changes to this patch. What do I do?
See DR: Best is to see a dermatologist. Next best a urologist. ...Read more