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Small Raised Bump On Penis
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Fordyce spots, also known as Fordyce's spots, Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, are small raised, pale red, yellow-white or skin-colored bumps or spots that appear on the shaft of the penis, the labia, scrotum, or the vermilion border of the lips of a person's face. They can also be found on the foreskin of the penis (called Tyson's glands).(courtesy of MNT Knowledge Center)
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I have 2 small round, raised bumps on my penis shaft. They are painless and brown and don't look like warts or Fordyce spots?
Cannot diagnose: Without the ability to examine these after obtaining a full history, it would be foolish to try to predict what these might be. See your doctor or perhaps a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had a small, sessile, dark pink, round 3x3 mm, 1mm raised bump on gland of my penis last Mon that went away, now there's similar one on the rt side?
I have a few very small, raised, skin/orangey coloured bumps on the base edge of the head of my penis. Should I be worried?
Noticed a very small, white, slightly raised bump on the tip of my penis. Picked at it and now it is very red and irritated, what is this?
See your doctor: I think it is better to see your doctor t this time. ...Read more
I shaved my pennis/genital area. I have noticed small bumps near the base. Also, small raised dots. The same color as my penis skin. I have no pain.
I have 1 small raised bump on the head of my penis. It doesn't hurt or itch and I have been searching online and I don't match any symptoms of a std?
PENIS GLANDS: THE PENIS HAS MANY GLANDULAR CELLS THAT MAY GET INFECTED OR OBSTRUCTED FOR WHICH IS NEVER GOOD TO IGNORED. USE ANTI MICROBIAL CREAM FOR 3 DAYS NOT GETTING BETTER GET YOURSELF EXAMINED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN... ...Read more
Bump below penis head small cut below bump. Some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??
Raised red bump with a black dot(similar to small grass tick) it reduces in size over 4 days till gone. Shaft of penis + groin area. What could it be?
Insect bites?: Insect bites may cause similar problemGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi, had raised bump on penis, no pain look like wart. Develop more the last few days and develop warts on hands. What could this be?
Skin lesions: These could be possibly warts. Recommend to see your PCP or dermatologist to evaluate for other possible causes and to get treated for warts if that's what you have. ...Read more
I just discovered this white raised bump on my penis shaft. No pain with it. When picked at it came off. It almost was an inflamed forcyte. Thoughts?
Here are some...: Most likely such bumps are hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, common, and harmless. ...Read more
I have a couple of raised flesh colored bumps on my penis they are medium they are painless and don't itch, I've never had unprotected sex?
I have raised skin almost microscopical bumps non itchy on my penis head is that normal, the color is the same has the skin? Please tell me
What are these bumps? I have bumps all over the glans of my penis some are purple and slightly raised. I can really see them if I squeeze the glans.
?Pearly pink papules: A symmetrical ring of ting bumps around penis just under outer edge of glans penis are perfectly normal. Tend to be more prominent on a circumcised penis and can appear to be more or less prominent from time to time. They are normal. Feel free to send a photo for us to review privately and comment confidentially if you think the bumps are something else. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe and hard to visualize in words. Rashes of bumps at the base of the penis may be blackheads (comedones) or be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more
Was going to the bathroom and notice that I have 3 bumps in different areas on my penis. They are raised and are a bit sore. What would it be?
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
I recently noticed a few red dots on the tip of my penis and a couple raised bumps just under the head of the penis, they do not itch/burn answers?
I have 1 mm raised bumps on my penis tip. 1 on the glans, the other near the meatus. My only partner has HPV but cleared otherwise. Is this early hpv?
Could be: Hpv is a bit difficult to source as you may incubate the virus for months to years before they form visible lesions. Your "cleared"partner may have also continued to shed virus without visible lesions. Since male genital lesions tend to cluster on the glans the bumps you see may be early lesions. An exam for confirmation and discussion of your options for care is indicated. ...Read more
Have multiple red bumps on the side of penis seen best under a significant amount of heat is this a fungas? Also, have a few larger raised bumps?
I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes
PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more
I have a red rash on the shaft of my penis with medium-sized raised bumps. I am not sexually active and did not notice it last night? Can you help me.
Give it 48 hrs: If no discomfort, just give it a couple of days to see if they would go away. If they are getting worse, painful, or itchy, see your doctor. ...Read more
Slightly raised, dry irregular shaped bump on skin of penis shaft. Not wart or cancer. It is brownish looking and rough to touch. Approx 2mm diameter.
See in real life: Skin bumps can sometimes be diagnosed via video. A patient can try HealthTap PRIME for a virtual consult (there is a fee). Otherwise, one's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine the bump. It could still be a wart, even if it doesn't stick out much. It could be a usual mole or a closed comedone. It may be best to get it examined, so that the doctor gets the texture and feel of it. ...Read more
You asked: I have a raised dark red spot on my penus now for four months. There are no bumps or itch. Could this be irritation of some sort or std?
See your MD: It could either or both. See your md. That will be the fastest and best way to find out a get treatment. ...Read more
Rule out STD: You need to be examined by a healthcare provider and screened for stds. ...Read more
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more