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Why Are There Little White Bumps On The Shaft
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
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
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
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
Probably....: Probably something that requires further history, exam and lab tests...Specially if you are sexually active! ...Read more
Don't know: Have your doctor take a look at them. ...Read more
Genital warts: If you are sexually active, or were, the bumps could be a sexually transmitted disease called venereal warts. See you're doctor for a diagnosis if you have ever been sexually active. ...Read more
Hello, I have had two small bumps on the shaft of my penis for about 2 years m/b longer. They haven't moved and my ex was tested as I have been. Help?
For the past several months I have noticed a small cluster of bumps on the shaft of my penis, they are small and I rarely feel them. Smaller when erec?
Could be HPV: While the bumps you notice could be simple hair follicles (look like goose bumps) if you've been sexually active they are probably genital warts caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). Most sexually active people have been exposed. In women they can lead to cervical cancer which is why they have developed a vaccine. Men usually have the warts for a year and then they disappear. Contagious? Yes. ...Read more
And as long as I could remember, I have had small white or yellowish painless bumps on the shaft of my penis. What is it? I'm scared its something wors
Probably normal: If they have been there "forever" and haven't changed, almost certainly it is nothing harmful and probably normal. Best guess is you are noticiing normal sebaceous glands or hair follicles, which are most easily visible on thin skin, like that on the penis. Show your doctor next time you are scheduled for a routine doctor visit, but in the meantime I really woudln't worry. ...Read more
I recently got small bumps on the shaft of my penis i'd say a about a month ago but its been a little over a year since unprotect sex what could it be?
Molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum virus causes a benign viral infection that is largely (if not exclusively) a disease of humans. Molluscum contagiosum virus causes characteristic skin lesions consisting of single or, more often, multiple, rounded, dome-shaped, pink, waxy papules that are 2-5 mm (rarely up to 1.5 cm in the case of a giant molluscus) in diameter. The papules are umbilicated and contain a core. ...Read more
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?
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
I have small little white bumps on my penis shaft. Some of them have hairs coming out and they close to each they stop 1.3 inch from head?
I've been experiencing light spotting after sex / my monogamous partner's foreskin is irritated w/ small bumps on the shaft. What could be the cause?
Myriad causes: Aleergies to lubricants or vaginal fluids, infection, or poor hygiene could be cause. Have his doctor evaluate "the bumps" if they persist. As for your spotting, the same is true- see a gyn md. ...Read more
I noticed small red rash-like bumps on the shaft of my penis in several areas, and it has been itching. Any idea what it may be?
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
Hello, I have little white bumps on my balls. Some of the bumps are puss filled. Also I have a small red rash on the base of my penis shaft.?
Papules: The little bumps on your scrotum are normal actually. They are glandular/papular in nature. When they occur on the penis their called pearly penis papules. Don't go squeezing them. Your likely just invite infection. Now the rash, it could be anything from fungus to heat rash to an STD like syphilis. You should be checked by your primary doctor. ...Read more
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