HomeAnswersSexologybumps on penisI have noticed a row of bumps beneath the head of my penis but they are not painful. What could be the possible cause of this?

What could be causing bumps in my penis?


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Published At November 8, 2023
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I recently noticed a straight line of bumps at the line below the head of my penis. There is no pain or itching around the area, but there has been body itching, but it comes and goes.

Kindly help.


Welcome toicliniq.com.

I read your query and understand your concern.

Here are a few general possibilities that could cause bumps in the genital area:

1. Fordyce spots: These are small, raised, pale, or white bumps that are normal and benign. They are usually painless and do not require treatment.

2. Genital warts: These are caused by certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV). These warts can appear as small, flesh-colored bumps in clusters. They may be itchy or cause discomfort. A healthcare professional can diagnose and provide appropriate treatment if necessary.

3. Molluscum contagiosum: This viral infection can cause raised, firm, and smooth bumps with a central indentation. They are usually painless but may itch or become inflamed. Treatment options are available and can be discussed with a healthcare professional.

I hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.


Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Vandana Andrews
Dr. Vandana Andrews

General Practitioner

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