Fordyce Spots Of Penis

Fordyce spots, which are prominent sebaceous gland, appear as small bumps on the penis. They are neither infection nor sexually transmitted infection.

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Kindly suggest treatment for itchy yellow bumps on the penis and scrotum.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a small yellow kind of boils on my scrotum and penis, which itches a lot. Sometimes, the itch becomes unbearable and I often happen to scratch the skin. The problem has increased over the last month or so. The boils have spread onto the entire scrotum and penis. Please sugg...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you itching in web spaces or anywhere else on the body? Does anyone else in the family suffer from similar itching? Do you feel more itchy at night? Have you tried to burst the boil? Is there any discharge? Have yellow boils and itching started together or boils pre...  Read Full »

Why are the patches and white dots on my penis head spreading?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed patches and white dots all over the head of my penis and am freaking out. I have not been sexually active for the past six months, and I was advised that this is not STD. I noticed it around three weeks ago now, and I am too embarrassed to go to the doctors. I have taken a...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you suffer from patches and white dots all over the penis' head for the last three months. According to the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) provided here, you ma...  Read Full »

Can a single genital wart exist unchanged for over 10 years?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not sure why I never bothered to ask these questions before now, but I suppose it is better late than never. I have what appears to be a single genital wart just below the head. I have had it since I was 16 years old. I went through five years in the military with this without an...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A single wart cannot exist for such a long time. There has to be an increase in the number. Are you sure it is a genital wart? Were you diagnosed by a dermatologist? Clinical photographs would have helped. For more information consult a dermatologist online ...  Read Full »

There is a recent bout of Fordyce on lips, scrotum and penile shaft. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had HPV warts 25 years ago. A recent bout with Fordyce on lips and a large amount on the scrotum and penile shaft. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Shanza Ikram

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case. In my opinion, Fordyce spots are non-infectious lesions and are not sexually transmitted diseases. These are painless spots which occur in the area of sebaceous glands. It has no corelation with your previous HPV infection. Usually, it ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a safe home remedy to reduce the appearance of Fordyce spots on the penis.

Query: Fordyce spots on penis. Small white raised bumps along base and sides of penis. Seem to be where hair follicles are and hair growth is. No irritation, strictly for cosmetic purposes as the look is not attractive. Ive had them for as long as i can recall,used to think they were ingrown hairs from sha...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi i welcome you on icliniq I have seen your query and concern These are just dilated glands , known as Fordyce spots or syringoma (overgrowth of sweat gland cells). No treatment is required for them as they are benign and may decrease or settle down with time. Also, they are harmless. If you w...  Read Full »

What causes whiteheads on the upper lip and foreskin?

Query: Small white little heads on my upper lip and on the foreskin of my penis they are visible only when i pull down my foreskin and they are located on my foreskin only.. they dont itch or hurt..i have searched and it loooks like fordyce spots  Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi You are right You have got Fordyce spots on the lips They are yhe opening of sebaceous glnds.. Bemign n.. Nothing to worry Apply good moisturizer In the genital area what you have as small white dits are looking like Lichen nitidus This is also an asymptotic condition not to worry But if you're ...  Read Full »

What could cause white bump on penis with no symptoms?

Query: 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...  Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: 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 spontan...  Read Full »

I have Fordyce spots in penis and corners of mouth. Please suggest treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. I have Fordyce spots on my private areas and on the corners of my upper lip. Can you give me a cure? My problem has remained consistent since the last seven to eight years. It does not pain or itches or none of such problems. I just feel upset whenever I loo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands. It is a normal variant, harmless. I totally understand your frustration. Unfortunately, this condition has limited treatment options and cure is difficult to assure. Co2 (carbon dioxide) laser is one option, it removes the spot but t...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for pimples on the private parts?

Query: Hi doctor, I found pimples on my private parts yesterday. But, I do not feel any irritation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send good quality photographs taken under natural light for further knowledge of your problem.Revert back with photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

I have fordyce spot type rashes on my penis for many years. Is there any treatment for it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I have fordyce spot type rashes on my penis for many years. Is there any treatment for it? I have oily skin.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Extraction and laser could be done.  Read Full »

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