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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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What does visible lines on my penis that appear only on my erection indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had these lines on my penis for the last two years. Before puberty, there was only one line, or it was not noticeable. I do have unprotected sex, but only with partners I personally know. My ex-girlfriend had consulted a doctor, and she was fine. I have done the research, tryin...  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), and it does not look like anything you should be concerned about. Some men have natural variations in their penile skin. It does not look like any STD (sexually transmitted dise...  Read Full »

Will cosmetic surgery help me get rid of the four small white bumps present beneath my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some cosmetic concerns about the underside of my penis. I have had four small white bumps a little below my meatus. They seem to be in a row. They are painless, but I just want them to go away. I have been denied sexual favors due to this. I also have a little skin that forms a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the attached images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), those bumps are sebaceous cysts and must be excised surgically. No medication can remove them. It is an easy procedure and will take a minute. Penile meatus seems all right.  Read Full »

I noticed red bumps or spots on my penis head three months ago and applied topical antifungal medications, but they did not work well. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am absolutely fine, and I do not have any laboratory reports. I noticed red bumps or spots on my penis head three months ago. I applied some topical anti-fungal medications, but they did not work well. Please guide me. I can send the images if required.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Please share the images of the affected area. There are no chances of sexually transmitted infection because you did not have unprotected intercourse. I suggest you undergo the following tests: Treponema pallidum hemagglutination (TPHA)...  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 Sameer 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 »

My penis irritation is not responding to the treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is irritated. I have red spots on its glans, and sometimes I have white spots. After having a bath (only with warm water), it worsens. After urinating, I have a burning sensation, and even the underwear irritates me. Sometimes I feel coldness in my penis, colder than it should...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have described indicate urethral pain syndrome. Another possible diagnosis is chronic abacterial prostatitis. Examination of the prostate to look for inflammation by inserting a finger in the rectum and feeling the prostate is the key to diagnosis. I...  Read Full »

Why do I have a sensitive urethra and frequent urination two days after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with a girl. After two days, the tip of my urethra has been sensitive, and I have had frequent urination. A small bump has also appeared at the bottom of my urethra. What can I do? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nisha Marhatta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a post-contact infection. I suggest you take an STD (sexually transmitted diseases) screening test to check the above. I hope this helps. Thank you.  Read Full »

What is the reason for a pea-sized bump on the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a pea sized bump on my penis, which does not go away and is there for the past nine months. It does not hurt. I use an inhaler since I have asthma.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting with us. I have reviewed your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Since this is a painless bump, it can be a sebaceous cyst or a dermoid cyst. The only way to treat it is surgical excision. It is a minor operation and can be don...  Read Full »

Can a bump on the penis be caused due to razor?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question. I have been having this problem with my penis. I was hanging out with a female friend seven months back, and we had a sexual encounter. But we did not perform oral sex or anything. All we did was dry hump with our clothes on. A few days later, I felt this tingling f...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is there any redness or tingling now also? Do you have any fever or pain? Do you keep the area dry and clean?   Read Full »

I noticed tiny hard bump on penis while masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. A week ago, I have noticed a hard tiny bump under the skin of the glans penis (my penis is circumcised) while dry masturbating. I am not sure if this is due to excessive masturbation or HPV warts. It is almost flesh color with something that looks like a black ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be injury due to excess masturbation. Warts are soft painless growth which looks like a cauliflower. For confirmation get the STD panel test done. If warts HPV (human papillomavirus) are reactive then, local application of 20 percent Podophyllin should be repe...  Read Full »

Can excessive masturbation and sex cause pimple in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, who is in good health. So, here is the story. It first started two weeks ago. My girlfriend thought it would be fun to remove my pubic hair one night. She started the waxing process, but after the first removal strips had been off, I decided I was never going t...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you only have small bumps over the shaft of the penis. There is no discharge, redness, itching or tingling. Most of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) results in discharge, mild fever, and ...  Read Full »

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