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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What could be the reason for small spots on my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently observed small painless dots in the penis. What could they be?  Read Full »

Dr. Rashmi Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly attach a picture of the condition so that I can guide you better. Revert with more information to a cosmetologist online -->  Read Full »

I am having raised lesions and dry skin on my penis since I had unprotected sexual intercourse. Is it an STD?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having raised lesions and dry skin on my penis since I had unprotected sexual intercourse with my partner. It has been two to three weeks now. The lesions are not pus-filled. The skin is usually more dry in the morning but stays normal throughout the day if I do not apply any cream or...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi,Welcome to lesions are not of STD (sexually transmitted disease). They are Fordyce spots of the penis, which are normal sebaceous glands and are harmless in nature. Although no treatment is required, you can get them removed by carbon dioxide laser.Regards.  Read Full »

I have a couple of small bumps that are painless around my penis. Why?

Query: 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.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 Ce...  Read Full »

I have small painless white bumps on my penis. What would be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a small cluster of small, white bumps on the right side of my penis about mid-shaft. There was no pain or itching, and they never changed. They never popped nor had a pus. There were about four bumps on the left side of my pubic area. After a few days of monitoring for chang...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query, and I can understand your concern. From the attached image (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), you have Fordyce spots which are normal body conditions, and you need not worry about them. It can be said that they result from se...  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 have any irritation. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Would you please send good quality photographs taken under natural light for further knowledge of your problem? Revert with photographs.  Read Full »

Why are the white spots on my lips and the tip of the penis spreading to other parts of the body?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had white spots on my lips and the tip of my penis for the past two months, now they are spreading to other sites also. I am having pain in my penis with a burning sensation during urination. I currently use Fucidin cream, Flucloxacillin, and Nystagmus oral suspension. I recovere...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from white spots on the lips and tip of the penis that are spreading. According to the pictures provided here, you may suffer from Fordyce spots...  Read Full »

Could my penile bump be a wart if I had unprotected sex with two sexual partners?

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a bump on my penis today. I am trying to determine if it is related to STD. I did not have any past episodes of such penile bumps. I masturbate four times a week, and I had unprotected sex with two sexual partners last year. Could it be a wart? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. N. Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I acknowledge your query and the images attached with this query (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The images do not look like a human papillomavirus wart or any other sexually transmitted infection. It seems like a benign self-limi...  Read Full »

Even after taking Fluconazole, my genital rashes remains the same. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a rash on my genitals from a month. So, I went to a venereologist, who told me to take Fluconazole, one tablet for two weeks. As you can see by the photos attached, the rash is still the same even after a month. Please help me diagnose and treat my rashes.  Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the rash pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like balanitis, which can be due to fungal infection or bacterial infection. The medications given to you were correct. I suggest you try applying Fusidic acid 2 % cream, Miconazole...  Read Full »

How to remove the small bump on the lower side of my private part?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a small bump on the lower side of my private part. Earlier, I tried to get rid of it and so, I pressed it hard. A kind of white thing came out, and the bump remains the same for more than a week. I have uploaded the images here for better understanding. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have read your query and seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity).In the first picture, those are Fordyce's spots. They are prominent sebaceous glands. It is not STD (sexually transmitted disease), and no treatment is required.In the second image, ...  Read Full »

What is phimosis, and how is it treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-years-old male, and recently, I have noticed that when I pull my foreskin down below the corona of the penis, there is a small acne-like thing on the body of my penis which pains when I get an erection. While I am wearing pants, there is very little pain that keeps going on ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The Fordyce spots are regular as you have read and are small whitish spots covering penile skin anywhere. There is no treatment recommended, and for prevention, nothing other than proper hygiene. Regarding acne, it can cause pain. Mostly it is due to infection and infla...  Read Full »

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