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My friend found 5 or 6 red small bumps on the head of his penis. They look like scabs.No itch.No burning.No discharge and monogamous. .

My friend found 5 or 6 red small bumps on the head of his penis.  They look like scabs.No itch.No burning.No discharge and monogamous. .

Staph infection: Anytime someone has abnormal lesions on their skin they should seek medical care. It is very difficult to diagnose or advise on skin issues on the internet. This sounds like a common skin infection with staph. He needs to be evaluated by his physician. ...Read more

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I have small bumps around the head of my penis what could be causing this?

I have small bumps around the head of my penis what could be causing this?

Pearly Penile Papule: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the head of my penis that wont go away. 1-2 months. Doesnt hurt. Rarely itches. No outbreaks. Wont go away. Wat could it be?

I have a small bump on the head of my penis that wont go away. 1-2 months. Doesnt hurt. Rarely itches. No outbreaks. Wont go away. Wat could it be?

Penile mass: sinse this mass on the penis is persisting and sinse it is on the surface of the penis I think you should have it evaluated by a dermatologist ...Read more

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Have a group of small bumps under the head of my penis when poped they were filled with clear fluid but it is right next to a sore from friction?

Have a group of small bumps under the head of my penis when poped they were filled with clear fluid but it is right next to a sore from friction?

Infection: This appears to be viral in nature. This is grouped vesicles and this could be viral herpes. The other thing you need to be checked out for is any type of STD. See your doctor and have him / her look. Prqctice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have very small bumps under the head of my penis what could it be? Does genital warts hurt?

I have very small bumps under the head of my penis what could it be? Does genital warts hurt?

See PCP: Skin lesions are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Might be genital warts (condylomata) or a condition called pearly penile papules, a benign condition. http://pearlypenilepapulestreatments.org/pearly-penile-papules/. ...Read more

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Noticed small bumps on the head of penis. They are similar to my skin color, but lighter. No pain or itchiness. Sexually inactive for 10 mo's.

Noticed small bumps on the head of penis. They are similar to my skin color, but lighter. No pain or itchiness. Sexually inactive for 10 mo's.

Pearly penile papule: In all likelihood these are pearly penile papules and are not considered abnormal. They typically occur near the rim of the glans penis. If the occur elsewhere and /or are new, you should be examined by a urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have multiple and very small red bumps on the head of my penis, what is this?

What to do if I have multiple and very small red bumps on the head of my penis, what is this?

Pearly penis papules: Ring of small skin colored bumps around head of penis just beyond the circumferential groove are normal and nothing to be concerned about. Sometimes called tyson's glands, but in fact are not glands. Tend to be more promininent in the uncircumcised penis. ...Read more

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A friend of mine has small red bumps on the head of his penis and it doesn't irritate him and it has been continuous for the past 4 years, what is it?

A friend of mine has small red bumps on the head of his penis and it doesn't irritate him and it has been continuous for the past 4 years, what is it?

Papules : Since they have been there for 4 years and has not caused a problem it does not seem serious but you could see a dermatologist. They sound like papules depends on the size ...Read more

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What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis ? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

What are all of these small red bumps on the head of my penis ? They're also surrounding the urethra. It seems like they're spreading.

Spreading Red Bumps: Anything that is getting worse...Especially when it is on the skin needs to be evaluated in person. This could be herpes. It could be a staph or fungal infection. Please get in to see your family doctor soon. ...Read more