Black Spots On Penis

Black spots on the penis can be as a result of Fordyce spots or melanosis. Either way, it is harmless and does not require any treatment unless there are other associated symptoms.

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I have had black spots on the penis and testicles and moles on my inner thighs. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had black spots on the penis and testicles and moles in my inner thighs. Can this be due to STD? What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As per the history and images provided from your end (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), they may be genital warts which are a viral infection caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) which are considered to be appearing due t...  Read Full »

What can the big black spot on the foreskin be?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a height of 5.8 feet, and my weight is 62 kg. I have a big black spot on the foreskin of the penis for the past four to five years. I do not know what it is. And I do not feel any pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please answer my questions. Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? Did you contact with irritants or any chemical? Have any history of minor injury or trauma? Did you scratch or rub the lesion? Did you pop or prick it? Allergic reaction to irritant soap?Any c...  Read Full »

Why do I have a tiny black spot on my foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor, I have tiny black spots on my penis foreskin for the last two to three days. The areas do not itch, or I do not see any swelling or discomfort. Kindly suggest something to treat this. I am unmarried and not sexually involved with anyone.  Read Full »

Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for providing the information. It looks like a genital lichen planus. Other possibilities are bowenoid papulosis, a rare case of syphilis. You can go for a skin punch biopsy for confirmation, which will confirm the diagnosis, and according to that, the treatm...  Read Full »

What caused a spot on my penis shaft?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a spot on my penis shaft. I took an STD test, and it showed negative. However, I am concerned that it could be something more serious. The genitourinary specialist prescribed me Eumovate. I have no other symptoms. What do you think it could be? Should I be concerned? Kindly help...  Read Full »

Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The problem is that you did not mention the period between the appearance of the lesion and the STD (sexually transmitted test) test. For example, syphilis, which could cause such lesions in stage 1, has a diagnostic window of about 10 to 12 w...  Read Full »

I have dark spots on the glans after undergoing circumcision. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent circumcision 12 years ago, and there was some dark spot on the glans sometime after the circumcision. But slowly, it grew, but there was no pain, and nothing else, just dark spots, but they are large. Should I be worried? Currently, I am 20-years-old.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It appears to be penile melanosis due to an increase in the number of melanocytes or melanin pigment. A biopsy is needed to rule out malignancy, if any. Look for changes in the lesion, and observation is needed. Avoid scratching and rubbing. I suggest you wash the...  Read Full »

I noticed a black spot on my penis after I had unprotected sex with a girl. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had unprotected sex with a girl who insisted that she did not have an infection. However, I noticed a black spot on my penis with little bumps around it. Is it serious?  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) shows that the lesions are due to folliculitis or furunculosis. Though more detailed evaluation is needed, drugs like Ibuprofen can help reduce the inflammatory reaction, and if needed, antibiotics ar...  Read Full »

What are the white and black-headed spots on my penis skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have these white and black-headed spots on my penis skin, and I was wondering how can I remove them. Are they bad? I can push some of them out when I do that something like the spots come out of the face. The thing is when I push them they get smaller but do not disappear. After a fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I request you to kindly upload a few images of the affected area so that I can guide you better. Thank you.  Read Full »

I have a flat white cluster inside my penis. Is this normal or an STD?

Query: Hello doctor,I had protected sex 17 days ago with a questionable character. I have been fine but tonight noticed what looks like a flat white cluster that is tiny inside my urethra (penis). I do not have a burning sensation when I pee or ejaculate, nor do I have any symptoms of traditional STDs. I w...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and the photo you have sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I am unable to get a clear picture from the photo sent by you. From what I can see, it appears to be a normal urethral opening. However, it is unlikely that ...  Read Full »

I am having black spots on my foreskin after unprotected sex. Is it related?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had a couple of black spots on my foreskin for three days and I am getting a bit worried. I had slept with a girl unprotected and she assured me that she was clean. However, these spots have turned up and I am not sure if it is a coincidence or not. I am taking iron supplements.Plea...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your query and I am sorry for such discomfort.I saw the picture you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity).I can see on the right side of the foreskin, there is one small slightly raised lesion that is black in color. Just adjac...  Read Full »

What could be the reason behind the black pimple or black spot near my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed some black spots or a black pimple for a while near my penis. Wonder what is that? I have attached the images. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly send a more clear picture delineating the suspected "pimple" lesion (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Please answer the questions below for a better understanding of the condition. 1) Did you observe any change in the growth of the lesi...  Read Full »

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