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Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?

What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?

Staph Infections: Yes. Of course. I am not sure why you have not gone to the doctor. This is not a kind of infection and not a place to just wait and let it get worse. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on the shaft of my penis?

I have small red bumps on the shaft of my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because this can be several diseases. ...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?

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 dry and cracking skin on the shaft of my penis a little of flaking and I sometimes get tiny red bumps but not often at all?

I have dry and cracking skin on the shaft of my penis a little of flaking and I sometimes get tiny red bumps but not often at all?

This could be due to: Irritation, masturbation. If all goes away without treatment, likely nothing to worry about, but if concerned see doctor to diagnose and treat. ...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 would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, they may also be due to a std. So, it may be minor/normal or a bit more involved. In any case your doc can determine what it is and treat it. Dark damp places can make all of this worse. The very best to you. ...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

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Small red bumps that appeared out of nowhere today on the head on my penis and when I pull back the foreskin. They don't really hurt or itch?

Small red bumps that appeared out of nowhere today on the head on my penis and when I pull back the foreskin. They don't really hurt or itch?

Bumps on penis: It would be useful to knowif you have any other signs or symptoms along with these red dots like itching, fever, swelling of head of penis (glans penis). The shape and contour of the said red dots is also important. Also, as per you description, you noticed them after having sex. This may indicated a sexually transmitted infection. If they are red rash like spots with itching and/or swelling of head, then it could be a yeast (candida) infection. Small blister like lesions with pain and fever may strongly indicate a herpes infection. Molluscum contagiosum infection can appear as small bumps with central depression. Also, genital warts due HPV (Human papilloma virus) infection can present as small pink/red bumps over penis. ...Read more

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Hello, I have been experiencing small red bumps in my penis head sometimes accompanied by itchiness. I haven't had any sex in months, just martubation?

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I have been experiencing small red bumps in my penis head sometimes accompanied by itchiness. I haven't had any sex in months, just martubation?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to draw a conclusion for diagnosis and treatment, but clinically, such bumps are most likely related with long foreskin with inflammatory change on foreskin or/& glans penis — called balanoposthitis or posthitis if involving foreskin only or balanitis if glans penis only. More? Ask doc, preferably urologists. ...Read more

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What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

Get checked : It hard to say by description. Best to be on the safe side. Get checked by doctor for possible STD. ...Read more

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I have a few (maybe 4) small, non-itchy, red bumps near the base of my penis and in the pubic region. What could this be?

Genital area bumps: Many diagnoses include the presence of bumps on the genitalia, and you need to see a dermatologist to look at these things and tell you what they are. ...Read more

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On the back of the tip of the penis I have two small white areas of skin (discolored) and they have little red bumps in them. Never had sex.

Cysts: These are called penile cyst, women get them, ie, vaginal cysts. They are benign, not sexually transmitted and usually go away. However, I would have them checked anyway. Either you go see your primary doctor, or send us a picture to review and privacy. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has reddnes and pain on the genitalia and I have tiny red bumps and flaking skin around the bumps on my penis head. For about 2 days now?

My girlfriend has reddnes and pain on the genitalia and I have tiny red bumps and flaking skin around the bumps on my penis head. For about 2 days now?

Here are some ...: If what you described indeed happened to both in the same time frame, one has to consider if these Sx and signs were related with possible use of sex-enhancing or safe-sex- agents or possible STDs. If going away in 2-3 days predictably, the former concern is possible; if lingering, the latter is the concern. Nonetheless, seek timely evaluation and counseling for now and future. ...Read more

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I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?

I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?

Pearly penile papule: These are probably normal variant but you could be checked as part of your next exam to rule out warts which would be unusual in that location. ...Read more

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I just had unprotected sex with a girl who said she was clean. 2-3 days later the shaft of my penis has small red bumps. Increasing by the day. Help!

I just had unprotected sex with a girl who said she was clean. 2-3 days later the shaft of my penis has small red bumps. Increasing by the day. Help!

See a doctor: Two to three days is quite early for any symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease to occur, the average time frame is about a week. It could be something as simple as ingrown hairs, I suggest you see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on the side of my penis they don't hurt or itch. I noticed them 2 weeks ago, what could it be? They kind of look like small pimples

It could: Possibly be "folliculitis", which is inflammation of the hair roots. This is a common problem and usually abates on its own. Sometimes antibiotics are necessary. If the lesions increase in size, become painful or don't resolve, see a doctor for a proper examination. ...Read more

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I've had small red bumps below my belly button and about an inch above my penis for about 3-4 months now, they don't hurt, they're just there. Ideas?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at and palpation on it, it is hard to tell definitely what it may be. But based on what you described, it may be just a mole or other benign lesion you discovered recently among thick pubic hairs. So, you may just keep on watching it and see as long as not painful or increase in size. Of course, seek evaluation & counseling if in doubt. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there are many small red bumps on the head or around the head of a males penis? Can this be normal or a sign of a std?

What does it mean when there are many small red bumps on the head or around the head of a males penis? Can this be normal or a sign of a std?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will find out and you will get the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also, skin peeling off?

I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also, skin peeling off?

Need evaluation: You should see your primary care doctor for a complete evaluation and testing if needed. They will be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan.
An urgent care is also an option if you do not have a primary care doctor. ...Read more