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I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

I've had some small white pimple like bumps on my penis for 3 months. They don't itch or hurt. I've been sexual in the past. They're only on shaft.

May be: Fordyce spots, which visible sebaceous (oil) glands that are present in most individuals particularly on the genitals. It's hard to say though without visualizing the lesions. Your best bet is to at least see your primary care doctor if not a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why are there little white bumps on the shaft of my penis?

Why are there little white bumps on the shaft of my penis?

Follicles/Glands: The bumps you are referring to are more than likely the hair follicles of the shaft. There may be prominent oil glands there as well. If these are small and pearl like and not red, on a stalk or causing a problem, it appears you have normal anatomy. One can get warts, orther virus induced lesions such as molluscum, herpes, syphillis and many other lesions on the penis. What you state is normal. ...Read more

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I have 3 little white bumps on the shaft of my penis that's kinda swelling what can it be?

I have 3 little white bumps on the shaft of my penis that's kinda swelling what can it be?

See below: Apply warm compresses and wash the area with soap and water. If that does not help, make sure you see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have little white bumps on the shaft of my penis I masturbate a lot so I don't know if its from that?

Why do I have little white bumps on the shaft of my penis I masturbate a lot so I don't know if its from that?

Sebaceous glands?: All guys have them; maybe you've just discovered them. Any concerns, ask your physician; if he/she can't answer, a urologist visit is in order. ...Read more

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I'm 41 and 3 weeks ago got tiny white bumps on the shaft of my penis. No discomfort, sores or oozing. Sounds like ppp, age makes me wonder...

I'm 41 and 3 weeks ago got tiny white bumps on the shaft of my penis. No discomfort, sores or oozing. Sounds like ppp, age makes me wonder...

Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosum. This is a skin rash caused by a viral infection that can spread by sexual contact. Early lesions on the genitalia may be mistaken for herpes or warts but, unlike herpes, these lesions are painless. Have it checked and diagnosed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Going through puberty have little white bumps on my shaft on my penis but one reddish bump that is towards the top of the shaft. What is it?

Going through puberty have little white bumps on my shaft on my penis but one reddish bump that is towards the top of the shaft. What is it?

Shaft issue: Hard to be sure without taking your medical history and examining your concern.
Please make an appointment to be seen by your primary doctor as soon as possible, and let me know what happens. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the shaft of my penis. It is about the size of a small pea, but flat. I've had it my whole life, and I'm not young.?

I have a white bump on the shaft of my penis. It is about the size of a small pea, but flat. I've had it my whole life, and I'm not young.?

Fordyce spots: The first thing to understand that it is quite normal for some men to have small whitish bumps on the shaft of the penis and/or at the base of the penis head.
"fordyce's spots" are the small, raised, pale or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may appear on the shaft of the penis. I recommend you see your local dermatologist to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have one small white bump on the shaft of my penis. It's painless but the look of it is stressing me out as it stands out and doesn't blend in

I have one small white bump on the shaft of my penis. It's painless but the look of it is stressing me out as it stands out and doesn't blend in

Sebaceous cyst?: This is probably a sebaceous cyst. Whatever the cause, if it isn't red, sore, or growing larger, probably it is harmless. But see a doctor if you remain concerned. Avoid the temptation to squeeze it or otherwise handle it, which will increase the chance of inflammation and enlargement. ...Read more

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I have several pale white bumps on the shaft of my penis. No pain or itch or anything. I'm an uncircumsized 18 y/o virgin male. What could these be?

I have several pale white bumps on the shaft of my penis. No pain or itch or anything. I'm an uncircumsized 18 y/o virgin male. What could these be?

Likely papules.: Possibly hair follicles and sebaceous (sweat) glands: these are extremely common and a normal part of the skin's anatomy. They are commonly found on the penile shaft, particularly on the ventral surface (underside). ...Read more

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I have tiny little white bumps on the shaft of my penis is this a STD? Please help

I have tiny little white bumps on the shaft of my penis is this a STD? Please help

Normal: Pearly papules otherwise called sebaceous cysts are not in any way stds. They are oil filled benign common cysts that guys get on occasion. Leave them be. They will usually resolve on their own. ...Read more

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What to do if I have little white bumps on the shaft of my penis, how can I get rid of these without seeing a doctor?

What to do if I have little white bumps on the shaft of my penis, how can I get rid of these without seeing a doctor?

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

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A guy gets small blister like bumps on shaft of penis once a month in the same area. They pop easily and itch for a week then go away what could it be?

A guy gets small blister like bumps on shaft of penis once a month in the same area. They pop easily and itch for a week then go away what could it be?

Depends: This could be gentile herpes, though herpes generally shows up as painful ulcers that can come and go. This could also be genital warts, a fungal infection, or something completely benign called pearly penile papules. All the same, you should see your physician during an active outbreak in order to be diagnosed and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Red bumps on shaft of penis just wondering what they are? Can show picture

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. It may be something that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph node on groin and small bumps on shaft of penis wich has black dot in centre, also had bumps on scrotum that burst and healing?

I have swollen lymph node on groin and small bumps on shaft of penis wich has black dot in centre, also had bumps on scrotum that burst and healing?

Here are some...: What you observed and described most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands on penile skin like pimples on face or elsewhere and the infected, burst, and healed sebaceous cysts, These bumps usually require no active care unless being mentally &/or physically bothersome. Of course, it is hard to give 100% right diagnosis without a direct look at them. More? Seek evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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