Q. Suggest some solutions for small painless bumps on my penis.

Answered by
Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 01, 2022

Hi doctor,

I have a couple of small bumps that are painless around my penis, two of them are bigger than others. It does not cause any pain, but I would like to know what it is and how to get it treated. Please help.



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I understand your concern.

Differential diagnosis based on your symptoms are fordyce spots or pearly penile papules. They are harmless benign,usually do not require treatment. I suggest you to follow the below instructions:

1. Wash genitals with Episoft cleanser or Cetaphil cleanser daily.

2. Maintain proper genital hygiene.

3. Apply Fucidin cream (Fusidic Acid 2%) twice daily for seven days.

4. Avoid scratching and rubbing.

5. Avoid occlusion or friction.

I hope this helps.

Hi doctor,

Thanks for your reply.

I have attached the files again. Please help.



Welcome back to

I understand your concern.

It is folliculitis (secondary bacterial infection) with Fordyce spots.

I suggest you to follow below instructions:

1. Apply Fucidin (Fusidic Acid 2%) cream twice daily for seven days.

2.Tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg once in a day after food for five days.

3. Wash genitals with Episoft cleanser or No soap cleanser daily.

4. Apply Miconazole cream at night for three weeks on inflammatory lesions below scrotum.

5. Tablet Teczine-M (Levocetirizine 5 mg and Montelukast 10 mg) once at night after food for seven days if itching or irritation present.

6. Azac soap (Azelaic Acid 1.6%) for bath for one month.

7. Maintain proper genital hygiene.

8. Avoid scratching, rubbing, popping or pricking the lesion.

9. Avoid injury, moisture, friction or occlusion.

10. Avoid using scented lotions or moisturizer.

11. Avoid use of harsh soaps.

12. Wear loose comfortable thin cotton inners.

13. Keep the area cool, clean and dry.

I hope this helps.

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