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White Dots Under Penis Head
PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more
I have noticed little dots on the head of my penis on the inside look like they mirror each other like 4 dots the disappear and reappear.
Likely, just a varix: Likely, the black dot is just an harmless varix, which requires no Rx as long as being painless and no change in size over time. Of course, without a detailed Hx with sequence of event and a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate Dx as wished. So, see Doc timely if still in doubt. Best wish. .. ...Read more
One possibility: Is abraison from sand.Get a more detailed answer ›
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
See urologist. ..: Without a detailed history and a direct look at them on glans penis & foreskin, it's hard to offer definitive meaningful advice because of not knowing of the potential underlying causes for the small red dots. So, have urologist take a look and discuss it. But, for now, it's logical to keep the affected area clean and dry plus applying topical antifungal steroid cream once daily light for ...Read more
Assessment: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
I have white dot things on the edge of my penis head. Not a lot they look like very small bump should I be worried?
Get eval: Do not worry, but get an evaluation, may be pearly like papules or something else. The exam will tell. Good luck. ...Read more
Yesterday after masturbating I noticed tiny re dots on my penis head. They get clearer and more reddish while sex. ..
Hi! I have a black patch (like small dots)on some part of my penis head. I would like to know what it is and is it serious.
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes and spots are hard to describe and visualize in words. A primary care doctor or a urologist can check glans (penis head) spots to see what they might be. Possibilities include a flat mole, an infection (such as hpv wart virus), color changes after an abrasion, etc... ...Read more
The underside of the head part of my penis has small white things growing on it, like a lot of protruding dots. Is this serious?
May be. ..: Those described spots might have been there all your life long and may represent inborn benign pale spots on the sides of frenulum of foreskin. So, you may just watch them for 1-3 months if not hurting but keeping growing in size and number; if not, they may be what I described; if growing, seek pro-evaluation so to decide what they are and how to handle them timely. ...Read more
What could be the red dots on my penis? One day I see one and the next day it's all over my penis head?! what can I do as right now?
SEE YOUR DOCTOR: This needs to be seen and treated by a doctor. Preferrably a urologist. ...Read more
Is normal to have all my penis head with little almost non visible dots? They are pink and have been there long time I can even remember
May be normal...: The look of glans penis may vary among men and is considered to be normal. Your described scenario has been very reassuring. Without taking a direct look at them, it's hard to come up to 100% sure answer. But practically, leave those dots alone and don't pick on them. If still in doubt, see Urologist timely. Best wish... ...Read more
Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?
Most likely fungus: Sounds like a fungal infection to me. Try applying a good athlete's foot cream. If you've got a sexual partner, she may have a yeast infection, which could be the source. She should get treated, too. By the way, I'm from Stockton. Graduated from Lincoln High in 1960. ...Read more
Hello. I recently noticed there are some red dots on my penis head. Like someone got a marker and dotted my penis head. There are about 8 in total.?
I have noticed tiny small dots around the head of my penis about 2 month ago only notieceable when not erected. No pain or itching. What could this be?
PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. You always take and send a picture for our review & confirmation. It would not be sexting, would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more
I recently noticed a mole appeared on the head of my penis. It’s just a small brown dot. Should I be worried?
See answer details: Moles, or pigmented nevi, can occur on any part of the penis just as they do on any other area of the body. The vast majority are benign, harmless, and require no treatment. Malignant melanoma can occur on the glans penis or shaft, though this is a very rare occurrence and primarily confined to the elderly. Increasing size, irregular borders, changing colors certainly warrant exam by dermatologist ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Watch it or them for 1-2 months; if being there as long a you could have remembered without a change in number, it/they could be benign so no need to concern; if changing in number along with size, have Doc take a look for sure. But, clinically, having red dot (s) on foreskin is usually related with local hygiene, so keep foreskin/glans penis cleaning & drying regularly. More doubt? See Doc timely. ...Read more
Normal: Tiny glands on the male penis can resemble boils when irritated ...Read more
I have little red dots at the base of tge head of penis I have pics jyst don't know how to put them on here?
Here are some. ..: What you saw at the base of glans penis may represents the presence of so-called pearly penile papillose - PPP, which are considered as normal variant and harmless with no need for active intervention. To verify such, a direct look at them is still the most reliable way to do although a good photo may help. So, see urologist timely for confirmation. ...Read more
Few years back my penis head got some red dot and disappear after a week. Also on the penis ball got a bit of white dot. Sometime it itch inside?
Hi. I have this dot dot things all around the head of my penis. And my penis isn't growing. Am 20 years and I have a small penis. Please help me?
Here are some...: Without direct look, it's hard to reach right diagnosis. But clinically, the dots around the corona of glans penis may represent the common occurrence of pearly penile papules, which are a normal variation. As to penile size, known to us, physical growth of organs naturally stops soon reaching adulthood; for men, it is roughly at age of 18. Afterwards, all men have to learn to adopt & adapt to... ...Read more
I have patch like discolouration on the shaft of my penis and also noticed a brown spot on the head of my it and small very small red dots under it?
Normal: As long as it isn't tender it is likely normal. ...Read more
Is it normal to have 5-6 small brown dots on your penis/foreskin none of the head. They all round circular shape no ichy no bleeding no feel same colo?
Melanosis?: It's hard to say if normal for certain without examination. One cause of brown penile dots without any symptoms is penile melanosis (melanotic macules), which is the term for something that looks like a freckle. They're usually small, flat and don't change in size or colour. But could be other things too. If the lesions are new, or changing, see your doctor and get them checked ...Read more
Hi Dr. I recently got to know about some black dots on head of my penis approx 3 and also 3 on shaft and one on my balls. Same dots I have on my face what to do? Plz help me I'm worry
This requires: Evaluation which includes physical examination. We can't diagnose you. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Well...: You should be seen as it could be the beginning of an STD ...Read more
I have small little red dots around the head of my penis what is it? It doesn't itch burn swell it just looks like it doesn't belong there.
See Your Doctor: It could be several different things, most of which are not terrible or life threatening. Seeing your doctor will put your mind at ease and, if the lesion needs treatment, you will be started on healing. It could be an irritation from clothing, soap, etc.; an infection like yeast, bacterial, viral, std, etc.; or the start of a common skin condition, like psoriasis, eczema, etc. ...Read more
Hey. Is it normal to have like dots on penis. I recently started masturbatin. I have about 1-3 red dots on the head of penis. Never had sex?
Here are some. ..: Without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate impression on what they are. But, if the number and features of these dots have not changed, it's reasonable to leave them alone and watch. Meanwhile, keep up adequate topical hygiene especially in one with long foreskin. More in doubt? See urologist timely. ...Read more