Bumps On Penis

Conditions causing bumps on the penis include pearly penile papules, ingrown hair, Fordyce spots, pimples, cysts, lymphoceles, angiokeratomas, and rash and blisters due to lichen planus. They can also be due to sexually transmitted infections like genital herpes, warts due to the human papillomavirus, syphilis, and molluscum contagiosum. Rarely does penis cancer manifests with such bumps.

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Why do I have a mild burning sensation and swelling at the tip of my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a mild burning sensation at the tip of my penis. It has been a few months since the burning started; that stays during the daytime but does not seem to cure. Swelling appears at the tip of the penis, and sometimes it disappears. The foreskin also sticks with the glans, but it ret...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the pictures that you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity); there is no lesion as of now. You can send the photos when active lesions are present. I suggest you: 1. Wear loose cotton inner wears having adequate ventilation. 2....  Read Full »

What could be the reason for small spots on my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently observed small painless dots in the penis. What could they be?  Read Full »

Dr. Rashmi Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly attach a picture of the condition so that I can guide you better. Revert with more information to a cosmetologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/cosmetologist  Read Full »

I have white bumps in my private parts. Can it be STDs?

Query: Hello doctor,My private area recently started itching badly, and little white pieces began coming around the head. Then a pinching sensation occurred when I had sex with my wife; today, sole little bumps showed up. I am attaching a photo of the bumps. Thank you  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I did not see any attached photos (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), but your symptoms suggest a fungal and bacterial infection. For all genital infections, it is very important to get a physical examination by a urologist or general physician. Most...  Read Full »

I am experiencing burning sensation on the tip of my penis. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a mild burning sensation on the tip of my penis and tenderness since two months. Sometimes it comes and goes. I had unprotected sex with my partner three months ago, and it was the first time both were doing this. I have tested for urine culture and sensitivity, but it is no...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning sensation in the long term might be related to chronic prostatitis. I recommend semen culture rather than urine culture as urine usually is clear. For chronic prostatitis, consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their co...  Read Full »

Why am I having a bump on the base of my penis for a day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a very tiny bump or lump on the base of my penis. No itching or pain, and no other symptoms are there. I noticed it may be a day ago. I do not know if it was caused by friction from sexual intercourse or masturbation or from any harsh shampoos I put in the area. My dermatologist tol...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Do you use any lube?Do you have multiple partners?What is the frequency of masturbation?Do you experience burning during urination or an increased frequency of urination?Are you diabetic?Please answer the above questions for details.  Read Full »

Can red dots around my penis be an STD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a red rash with small red dots on my penis. My previous partner cheated on me one year ago. Tonight, I made out with a girl. Both of us were dressed. There was a lot of rubbing. There is no itchiness or pain when I pee. Can it be an STD from my ex a year ago which was my last u...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns about the possibility of an STD (sexually transmitted disease). First of all, I would like to inform you that most of the rash-causing STDs have an incubation period of six months or less and there is a good possibi...  Read Full »

I have had a painless bump on my penis for a month. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male, and I have a bump on my penis that I have had for about a month. It has not gotten bigger or smaller and is painless. I am not taking any medication. Please help, doctor. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Can you please provide me with more details? 1) Do you have any history of recent unprotected, high-risk sexual intercourse? 2) Is there any discharge from the penis? 3) Is the lesion painful to touch? It appears that this is nothing serious. This seems to be a ...  Read Full »

I have bumps on my penis with pus discharge upon squeezing hard. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,There are bumps on my penis that are not healing for long. If I squeeze it hard, a small amount of pus comes out. I am diagnosed with HSV 1. I never had unprotected sex; I just had oral sex.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly answer the below-mentioned questions so that I could guide you better.1. How long have you been experiencing this problem?2. Is there any discharge from the penis?3. When did unprotected sex happen?4. Have you taken any treatment?I have...  Read Full »

Can DPN affect the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, The STD test that I took last month turned out to be negative, and I have not been sexually active for two years since I got diagnosed with two conditions by my dermatologist; DPN on my face, neck, stomach, and groin area and contact dermatitis or allergy (to balsam of Peru), due to wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. I went through the images you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's privacy); I could see tiny, preferably less than five millimeters, isolated papules on the shaft of the penis, which ...  Read Full »

What could be the painless bumps on my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few bumps on my penis skin. I do masturbate. I am concerned because I do not know what might have caused this or what these bumps are. They do not burn. I have not experienced any discharge or burning sensation. I am confused what this is. I am attaching a picture.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaints and seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) as well.  These small painless nodules might be caused by hair follicles. It does not seem to be infected. As you mentioned that they are painless, without any di...  Read Full »

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