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Why Are There Little White Bumps On The Shaft Of My Penis
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
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
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
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
Probably....: Probably something that requires further history, exam and lab tests...Specially if you are sexually active! ...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
Woke up with 6 skin colored bumps on the shaft of my penis. Tried popping but couldn't, now they are shrunk and a little itchy. No puss or fluid?
Bumps on the penis: The most common sexually transmitted disease is condyloma, which presents as flesh-colored or tan-brown bumps. These bumps can be anywhere on the penis, the scrotum, or in the pubic area. There are several other causes of bumps on the penis, including lichen planus, that are not contagious. An evaluation by a dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more
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