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Does penile cancer look like herpes, when it is starting?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: It may
Early penile cancer may present as irritated skin, a discolored patch, ulcer or a raised lesion.
A lay person, even a doctor may not be able to make the diagnosis by naked eye examination. If there is a lesion, it may need to be biopsied for examination by a pathologist.

In brief: It may
Early penile cancer may present as irritated skin, a discolored patch, ulcer or a raised lesion.
A lay person, even a doctor may not be able to make the diagnosis by naked eye examination. If there is a lesion, it may need to be biopsied for examination by a pathologist.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No
Herpes will manifest typically as a cluster of small fluid-filled blisters over the inflammed skin area around it.
Penile cancer can be presented as a little bump or firm mass/nodule , ulceration/sore, or area of inflammation/redness. They do not present as clusters of blisters.

In brief: No
Herpes will manifest typically as a cluster of small fluid-filled blisters over the inflammed skin area around it.
Penile cancer can be presented as a little bump or firm mass/nodule , ulceration/sore, or area of inflammation/redness. They do not present as clusters of blisters.
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