ADVERTISEMENT

Q. I have white bump on penis with no pain or symptoms. What could it be?

Answered by
Dr. B T Priya
and medically reviewed by Dr. Vinodhini. J
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 09, 2020 and last reviewed on: Apr 25, 2020

Hello doctor,

I had a white bump on my penis for the past three months. It did not cause any pain when I touched it, and when I tried to remove it in the shower, it did not budge. It is single and there was nothing else resembling it that showed up on my penis. It showed up maybe a day or two after sexual contact with my girlfriend. I am not sure if it is an STD.

Today, during the shower I realized it was not there anymore. It either fell off or shrank, I have not been paying much attention to it the last couple days so I am not really sure. I am attaching a picture of what it looked like when I had it, and what it looks like now. It does not look like any STDs I have seen online, so I am at a loss as to what it could have been. Any help would be appreciated.

#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

The lesion is not looking like an STD (sexually transmitted disease). From your history, it is asymptomatic and pain free. Whitish concretions can form due to the collection of subpreputial discharge or it can be Fordyce's spot. Wart can be asymptotic and go for spontaneous resolution. But it would have spread by now.

Apply Mupirocin ointment on the spot. Clean the area with mild soap. Observe next time. If it is forming again please consult with your doctor and remove it and give for biopsy along with blood tests for STD for reassurance.

Thank you doctor,

I will take an STD test soon.

#

Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

You are welcome. Keep in touch for further doubts.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
What can cause sudden tingling and itchy sensation?

.. a case of folliculitis, probably fungal or bacterial in nature. Apply Mupirocin ointment, twice daily. For further information consult a dermatologist online --> .. ...   Read full

What can cause itchy bumps on penis that cluster together?

.. noted your concern and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have genital molluscum contagiosum. It is an STD (sexually transmitted disease). They can be removed with electrocautery or radiofrequency caute...   Read full

My son does not take any medicines due to taste issues. What should I do?

.. apply a local antibiotic ointment such as T-Bact cream (Mupirocin topical) twice a day for five days and Placentrex (Placenta extracts) cream twice a day for a week. If the wound is not too deep and dirty, a local antibiotic cream alone will suff...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


Sexual Problems and Depression
Depression is one of the commonest psychiatric problems in the general population. About 10 % of men and more than doubl...  Read more»
Holiday Season During the Pandemic
Most of us wonder if there is a way to celebrate the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic safely. Here are some i...  Read more»
Skin Care Tips To Win Over Winter
This article discusses a few tips to manage and protect your skin during winter.  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a Dermatologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.