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 get painful hard red lump on penis shaft?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 16 years old. I have a lump on my penis shaft. It is 1 cm in diameter and quite big. It is hard and red and is a bit painful. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rachit Maan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your case and saw the attached images of the lump (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As you said this appeared suddenly and painful and the images also show marks of inflammation. This appears in its primitive examination as not a danger...  Read Full »

I have small red and white painless spots on my foreskin. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a personal question regarding my foreskin. There are small round red and white painless spots there, and it does not cause any pain whatsoever. I wanted to know is it something I should be worried about?  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send clear photos of lesions and details for clarification. Please send the following details. How long are you having these spots? Is there any intercourse history? If yes, then please give your partner's history. Do you have symptoms like pain, itching, etc.?...  Read Full »

I developed a small, non-tender, and hard bump on my penis. Is it due to my frequent masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed a small bump on my penis, the same color as my skin on the lower end of the shaft and not where the glans penis is. And, I am very concerned about it. It is hard when I touch it, but there is no pain. It may be because of masturbation. I have frequently been masturbating at leas...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Masturbation is normal, and 95 percent of males do it. It is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is a good practice. Also, I have mentioned a few benefits of it below, 1. It helps relieve stress....  Read Full »

I have developed four small pimple-like bumps on my penis within my pubic hair. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old male and I am in good health. Over the last two weeks, I have developed four small pimple-like bumps, within my pubic hair, that has basically come and go over the period. They are not clustered or oozing anything. I have no other symptoms when I notice the pimple-like ...  Read Full »

Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You possibly have folliculitis and it may be due to your work out related sweating. Please use the antibiotic cream and antibiotic soap. It should get alright and if possible please give photos of your lesion for better clarity. Thanks and ...  Read Full »

I had unprotected oral sex after which I got raised bumps on my penis, intermittent stinging pain in the urethra, and an itchy scrotum. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, This has been an ongoing issue for a year after unprotected oral sex. I am 31 years old and was not very sexually active previously. I have had no issues previously, so I am quite sure that this was a result of the sexual contact. The primary concern is the appearance of the penis. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. These are pearly penile papules. They are pearly white dome-shaped papules present on coronal margins and on the glans penis. They are seen more commonly in uncircumcised males. Differential diagnoses are hypertroph...  Read Full »

I have a bump on my penis which peels off like a scab but does not hurt. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a bump on my penis that has been there for two months. It peels off like a scab and it does not hurt. After picking at it, it usually is small for a few days but grows back later. However, it does not look like a wart from what I have seen. I had a wart 10 years ago but it did n...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. Let me download your files and then will reply to you shortly. Thanks.  Read Full »

I have had red and white bumps on my genitals for the past few months despite using medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, Over the last few months, and years I have few issues with my genitals. I started to see small red and white pimples which come and go. I consulted urologist, who examined and said it is a fungal infection. He prescribed me an ointment to apply for two weeks but suggested to go for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the pictures (images attached removed to protect the patient's identity), this is Candidal balanoposthitis. Fungal infection of the glans (tip of the penis) and prepuce (foreskin). I would like to know if you have tested your blood sugar levels because diabetes ...  Read Full »

What are those non-itchy, multiplying bumps on penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed these bumps and spots on the bar of my boyfriend's penis. It does not seem to cause any discomfort to him such as itching or sensitive to touch. We have been sexually active supposedly monogamous for a year. I noted the first one about three months ago and they seem to be m...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and descriptions. These lesions seem to be genital warts (condyloma acuminata). It is a contagious disease, caused by human papilloma virus. Generally, two thirds of individuals who have sexual...  Read Full »

I have pimple-like spots all over the inner and outer layers of my penis. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I am suffering from a penis problem. My penis has pimple-like spots all over the inner and outer layers. So please tell me what I can do.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. It seems you have condyloma acuminata or genital warts. It is a contagious disease caused by the human papillomavirus. Generally, two-thirds of individuals who have sexual contact with a partner with condyloma acumi...  Read Full »

I have a tiny bump under my foreskin with no pain, irritation, or unusualness in the penis. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male. I am concerned about a very tiny bump under the foreskin. It feels like a very tiny knot or pimple or something. It has not grown on the foreskin but under it, as it is not moving when the foreskin is moved. The location is more or less just below the glans. I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and understand your concern.It seems to be a thrombosed vein or a healed, undetected injury to the corpora. An exact diagnosis can be made only on clinical examination. But from your description, it does not look like any cancer. Any lesion at the skin ...  Read Full »

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