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White Bumps On Scrotum
Tiny white bumps on scrotum and base of penis. Theirs a lot of them and are causimg me much stress. Is there any way to get rid of them?
OK, but depends...: What you have may be just the common occurrence of sebaceous cysts. If so, leave them alone if there is no infection or discomfort. However, if you're mentally bothered by their presence, surgical removal is possible, but make sure to get it done by knowledgeable and skillful surgeon; otherwise, recurrence may happen. See a urologist if in doubt. Best wish... ...Read more
I have hard, white bumps on my scrotum, and a little at the base of my shaft, is this normal? If not, what could it be?
Sebaceous Cysts: These are common and normal and usually resolve on their own. ...Read more
I have some white bumps on my scrotum. I believe they are benign calcium deposits. What is the best way to remove them? There are a lot.
May be...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell for sure what they may be although they may represent the presence of calcinosis cutis maybe resulting from epidermal pilar cysts with defected wall & calcification. Clinically, they are harmless unless becoming infected - rarely so requiring no treatment as long as mentally comfortable. If wanting to be treated, skillful use of laser or needle cauteriziing ...Read more
Started with very small white colored bump on scrotum & after 2 years they are hard, white colored, hard paste inside with no pain just increasing size?
Sebaceous cyst...: You have sebaceous cyst, which may increase its size with variable pace, and occasionally may become infected leading to an abscess and rupture in time, getting better and recycling its clinical course as just described. Surgical complete excision is the way to get rid of it if recurrent infection happens; otherwise, leave it alone. Best wish... ...Read more
White bumps covering my scrotum differ in size, become very itchy at night. Is there any cream that will make them go away in time? (not an std)
Baby Powder: A drying powder with talcum like baby powder can be very effective to treat itching due to excessive heat and moisture. ...Read more
I have white/red bumps on penile shaft/scrotum. Neg pain/irritation. Started 1 month ago. More appearing last few days. About the size of a pin head. ?
Molluscum?: Small 2-5 mm dome shaped bumps or papules on the genitals could be from a viral induced infection known as molluscum contagiosum. These are more commonly seen in children, but can also occur in individuals that are immunosupressed. There are also other causes for lesions on the scrotum, but without examination it is difficult to tell. I recommend a visit to your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Cyst?: If the bump is on the scrotum itself, it is most likely a sebaceous or inclusion cyst. It's filled with dead skin cells, and can get infected occasionally. They can be removed fairly simply. If the bump is inside the scrotum, you should probably have a urologist examine you and possibly have a scrotal ultrasound. ...Read more