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Weird Bumps On Penis
Hi. My bf has these weird bumps on his penis and he said he went to the doc and that it was find but he's not the best about being honest. Help?
Disonest boyfriend.: Many possibilities. e.g. the bumps may be infectious disease or infectious warts. If you do not have an honest boyfriend, how are you ever going to trust him and stay well. Recommend you re-evaluate your friend- ship and move on to a healthier relationship. Meanwhile get a check up to be sure you are OK. ...Read more
If i have a weird looking bump on my penis since i was a kid, i cant recall exactly but could be since birth, can i assume its not an STD?
Yes you can: You may want to ask your doctor what it is, so that you will know yourself what it is. Then you can have it documented in your medical records as a whatever your PCP determines the bump to be or not be/amelanotic mole or nevus? ...Read more
I have a weird ring like bump on my penis shaft, could the scar line be too weird cosmetically? Afraid about STD..
Ring-like bump: This needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Different causes have to be ruled in or out which depends on what the penis was exposed to before this bump appeared. Sure, STI or STD will be part of the evaluation by your doctor. Avoid any sexual contact right now until your doctor says you are clear from any STIs or the bump resolves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval.Hubpages.Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. If not similar, should see your dr or a urologist for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
What are they?: A row of bumps along the corona are usually pearly papules. They're a normal variant and you either like them or you don't -- if the latter, they can be removed by a laser. All men have some big sebaceous glands on themselves and they're normal. If you have genital warts, your personal physician can and should treat them as needed. If it's something else, again get seen. ...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
Dr. should have told: Physicians responsibility to explain diagnosis, what is being treated & action of any prescribed medication. Viaderm contains triamcinalone a streoid cream to decrease inflammation, antibiotics to kill bacteria & Nystatin which kills yeast and certain fungi. Sort of a take care of everything ointment! ...Read more