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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What could be the reason for the black mark on my penis?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a black mark on my penis head and after a month, it got spread. I have a reddish-pink mark below it and sometimes my penis becomes dry. I do not have any irritation or itching. I am really scared due to it. I want to get cured. I have attached some pictures. Please help me.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. According to the statement, you have a black mark on the penis head. According to the picture, (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you are suffering from penile melanosis. It is a harmless condition characterized by patches of dark s...  Read Full »

Do I have melanoma due to the black spot present on the foreskin of penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 35 years old. I noticed a black dot on the foreskin of the penis and it looks like just a change of color and there is no flakiness or bloat over it. It is less than 1 mm in size. I started to have this last month as I decided to use condoms when my wife stopped taking birth control...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not appear to be due to melanoma (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It can be due to fungal infection or irritation or allergy. Avoid too much irritation or friction. Keep the area well ventilated. Wear loose innerwear. You should clean the area w...  Read Full »

Are several flat black spots on the penis a concerning issue?

Query: Hi doctor, I have several black mole-like spots on the foreskin. It is flat and does not cause any discomfort. Do I need to worry about it? Please suggest any treatment to remove them or any home remedies for this.  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. But there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

How to safely remove dark spots present on the head of my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and have several dark spots on the head of my penis. They have been there for around a year; they cause no pain, itching, irritation, etc. And no bumps either. I have never had sex, so I am sure it is not an STD but still want to make sure it is safe, and I would like t...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from several dark spots on the head of the penis for the last one year. According to the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) provided here, you may...  Read Full »

Why are there few dark spots seen on the penis shaft?

Query: Hi doctor, Today while bathing, I noticed a few dark spots on my penis shaft. I am currently taking medication for high blood pressure.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Please send a few more good-quality photographs taken in natural light from different angles and distances. Do you any symptoms? I am looking forward to your response to help you. Regards.   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. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

How to get rid of black spots on my private area?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some dark spots around my private part that looks as black color boils. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since when do you have them? Are they present on the other side or anywhere else? Do they have itching? Please tell me since when do you have them? They are more likely to cause fungal infection. Please answer the above questions so that I can prescribe you medicines...  Read Full »

What is the cause for black patches on the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a black patch on my penis tip and no other issues. I thought it is normal and will go in some time, but it does not. Please provide some solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. Such black patches could be due to multiple causes like warts, moles, and many more. I need to see this patch to make a definitive diagnosis so I can suggest your treatment accordingly. Please revert with a photo. Do...  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. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 chronic illness? Drug ...  Read Full »

What could be the tiny spots present in the outer layer of penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old unmarried male. I have tiny white spots on the top of the penis and on the outer skin also. I do masturbation regularly. Please suggest any treatment for the removal of white spots.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Such white spots could be pearly penile papules or warts or fungal infection. Without seeing these spots, it is difficult to provide a definitive diagnosis. So please share a photo of the spots so I can make a confirmative diagnosis and suggest treatment.  Read Full »

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