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Had unprotected sex, got an itchy penis now and small white headed spots under my foreskin. We're both clean of stds. What's this?

Had unprotected sex, got an itchy penis now and small white headed spots under my foreskin. We're both clean of stds. What's this?

Yeast infection?: I would consider a monilial infection on the top of the list. Ask your partner if she (assuming heretosexual) has a yeast infection. If so, both of you need to be treated. ...Read more

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I have small white spots under the head of my penis, on the rim. I also have some under the rim when I pull back my foreskin? Pearly penial papules? I'm a virgin, and have warts on my hands. Help!?

I have small white spots under the head of my penis, on the rim. I also have some under the rim when I pull back my foreskin? Pearly penial papules? I'm a virgin, and have warts on my hands. Help!?

Indeed PPP: Not to worry. These are often mistaken for genital warts. You have pearly penile papilla and not hpv warts. If you are sexually active please see your local doctor to discuss your risks of std's. Good luck and be safe. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

Here are some ...: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Just notice that there're many white spots under foreskin, 10-20 or so, it seems they bumped up recently, didn't cause any discomfort?

Here are some ...: If causing no discomfort and having no change in size & number, leave them alone and watch for next 30 day or so. If remaining unchanged, leave them alone indeed. But, seek a professional inspection if still mentally bothering you to ensure if they are foreskin-related or something else ... ...Read more

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What can cause white spots under penis foreskin?

What can cause white spots under penis foreskin?

Unclear, but...: The specifics of your Q are not clear enough to deduce reasonable answer, such as referring to smegma, which is the debris of normal skin shedding-off, called, desquamation, or small lesions of <1 mm along corona of glans or beside frenulum, called, pearly penile papules, which are inborn and benign. So, have a urologist take a direct look to assure what you really refer to. ...Read more

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Have white spots on my penis they don't bother me but looks weird recently just started appearing right below my foreskin?

Have white spots on my penis they don't bother me but looks weird recently just started appearing right below my foreskin?

Penis spots: Sight unseen they likely have been there a long time and are within normal, if worried have a medical professional look at them ...Read more

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White spots grows on my foreskin of my penis and does not pain or itchy. It's been a week. It spreads to other places but it does not seem to worsten.

Vitiligo or fungus: White spots can be due to a fungal infection or a condition called vitiligo. This is due to loss of cells or loss of mechanisms that create the dark pigment. Please make an appointment with your doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Doctor, I have white spots inside my foreskin not on the glans or below the foreskin but they are inside my foreskin. They are not at all painful or?

Doctor, I have white spots inside my foreskin not on the glans or below the foreskin but they are inside my foreskin. They are not at all painful or?

Could be normal: Pearly penile papules are white or flesh colored bumps rimming the penile glans. They are benign and require no treatment. They can be treated with a laser, but this is not necessary. Other bumps could be a std and some of these would be painful. You should consult a physician. ...Read more

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My penis has white patch on its foreskin & also something like white spots on the glans penis. It wasn't there 2 years ago. I am scared, please help!

Here are some ...: For the described profile, it would be most advisable to collect & bring the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of symptoms & signs over time to Doc for analysis + physicals + tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx. How to properly process such care? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you gain insights on how to work with Doc. ...Read more

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What's the problem if, after lots of sex I have red and white spots under my foreskin (uncircumcised) and an itchy and red penis?

What's the problem if, after lots of sex I have red and white spots under my foreskin (uncircumcised) and an itchy and red penis?

Irritation: Friction from repeated movement and rubbing of the skin of the penis can cause redness and soreness --- another factor could be sensitivity to vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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Was in the shower and pulled back foreskin to clean. Today I pulled back to clean again and noticed small red spots. Like burns. What should I do?

Bruising?: When you pull back the skin(prepuce), be very gentle in cleaning the head of the penis. It is very delicate. If the problem persists you may need to be examined. ...Read more

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Small flesh coloured spots on circum foreskin, went to clinic and said don't look like warts, had for 5 month, not got bigger, sometimes not visible?

Small flesh coloured spots on circum foreskin, went to clinic and said don't look like warts, had for 5 month, not got bigger, sometimes not visible?

See answer: Difficult to tell just from your description. Flesh-colored bumps may represent prominent sebaceous glands which will vary in appearance and presence; if present on the outer margin of the head of the penis (coronal margin) then likely what we call "pearly penile papules" which can be confused with genital warts but just a normal variation. If md felt they were not genital warts, then monitor. ...Read more

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I have small purple spots on the foreskin of my penis what could this be it sometimes itch

Purple : Purple penis spots should be evaluated by your physician. A urologist, dermatologist or primary care doc should be able to point you in the right direction. It could be a totally harmless condition such as an angiofibroma, pearly penile papule, or trauma. Harmful conditions of the penis could include kaposi's sarcoma, genital warts or bowens disease. A biopsy may be necessary to differentiate all the above possibilities! ...Read more

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What are the differences in the appearance of genital warts and Fordyce spots? Have several small, misshapen dots near top of the foreskin.

What are the differences in the appearance of genital warts and Fordyce spots? Have several small, misshapen dots near top of the foreskin.

PPP's?: If they form a little row along your corona (the back of your glans), you may be the lucky owner of a set of pearly penile papules. Only one man in 100 or so has them, many consider them a plus, and it's for you and your possible lifetime partner to decide whether to keep them or have them lasered off. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps/spots on foreskin it is neither irritable nor itchy and 99% sure it's not a STD help?

Cannot: You need to have this scene by a doctor, particularly since that 1% uncertainty has the potential to cause serious harm. Go get seen and tested. ...Read more

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I have these small red lumps/spots around my penile head and underneath my foreskin its neither itchy nor irritable? 99% sure it's not a std.

Pearly penile papule: Most common around the corona of the penis are pearly penile papules. They are common and harmless and are not contagious, nor do they require any treatment whatsoever. Obviously, I cannot diagnose you without a proper examination but this may be what you describe. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have small white. Spots on my skin?

What could cause me to have small white. Spots on my skin?

White Spots: White spots on the skin can be caused by many skin conditions: Tinea Versicolor which is a yeast, vitiligo which is a depigmenting disease, eczema which can down regulate pigment, ideopathic Guttate hypomenanosis which is usually cause by sun damage, and other skin conditions. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have small white spots on my pennies which medicine will be good for me?

I have small white spots on my pennies which medicine will be good for me?

Pearly penile papule: Consult your physician to rule out std. My guess is you are having pearly penile papules which are small dome-shaped to filiform skin-colored papules that typically are located on the sulcus or corona of the glans penis. Commonly, pearly penile papules are arranged circumferentially in one or several rows and often are assumed wrongly to be transmitted sexually or as genital warts. ...Read more

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Hi I have two small white spots by my bottom, they are a little itchy and hard. But they won't pop! What are they?

Hi I have two small white spots by my bottom, they are a little itchy and hard. But they won't pop! What are they?

Could be: They could be cysts or molluscum lesions. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have small, unraised white spots all over my back, shoulders. Seems to get worse in the summer. What is this?

I have small, unraised white spots all over my back, shoulders. Seems to get worse in the summer. What is this?

Tinea versicolor: It sounds like tinea versicolor, a harmless fungus we all have on our body. It grows more readily ins ome people procucing slightly scaley white or tan spots. The fungus produces azeleic acid which causes the light spots which are more evident with tan skin. Your doctor can take a simple skin scraping to make the diagnosis. Topical and oral treatments are available. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Two small white spots on gums. What could they be?

Two small white spots on gums. What could they be?

Salivary glands: If they are yellowish whitish like small grains of sand, could be Fordyce granules, salivary glands. ...Read more

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I have noticed two small white spots on my testicle?

I have noticed two small white spots on my testicle?

Flat or bumps: This could be loss of pigment but if a bump it could be a molluscum contagiosum viral lesion. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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I recently notice there were these small white pimple like on the inner part of my foreskin. It's not big just really small spot. What could it be?

Pearly papule: If it is imbedded IN the skin it is usually a white pearly papule which is called by many names. If on the surface then consider infection--like yeast or HPV ...Read more