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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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 »

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, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

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

I have a cluster of bumps on either side of the penis (frenulum). Are these fordyce spots?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cluster of bumps nearly identical on either side of the penis (frenulum), about five each side. They are yellow in color. Are these fordyce spots or genital warts? I previously had a couple of warts on the shaft, but they looked different from what I am having now. Kindly hel...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Yes, these are fordyce spots, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that is ectopic sebaceous glands, when present at this site they are known as Tyson's glands. They are completely harmless, and no treatment is required unless y...  Read Full »

I have little bumps on my foreskin. Are they fordyce spots?

Query: Hello doctor, I have little bumps on my foreskin. Are they Fordyce spots?  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, they are Fordyce spots (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you have any symptoms in them? For how long you have noted? They are normal. Nothing to be worried about.  Read Full »

There is a patch of tiny lumps in my penis. What is that?

Query: Hi doctor,I just found out a patch of tiny lumps under my frenulum or the prepuce. It is under my foreskin. I have not been having sex for six months, and the search results on the internet relate it to genital warts. I would like to know the problem and settle it as soon as possible. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send good quality image and revert. It is hard to comment and give treatment without a picture. Is it associated with pain or discharge? Is it recurrent? Have you used any creams? Do you have a history of unprotected sexual contact? Revert with more details and p...  Read Full »

How to manage the bumps present in my penis area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have HSV 1 orally. Recently, I got little bumps under my penis area. I can see them only when I erect or when I pull them hard on the skin. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Without a clear photograph, we are not in a position to help you. So please send a good quality photograph taken in natural light.  Read Full »

What are the watery bubbles present on either side of my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small watery bubbles on either side of my penis and they seem to have grown in number in the last few weeks. First they appeared around three months back, but very less in number. They do not cause any irritation, but increased in number and looks ugly. I have not used any medicati...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can well understand your concern. These lesions (attachment removed to protect patient identity) seem to be those of herpes genitalis. They could have been acquired from your partner. I would advise you to get your HSV IgM and IgG (herpes simp...  Read Full »

Can I continue homeopathic medicines for sebaceous granules on glans?

Query: Hello doctor, The sebaceous granules are found on my glans. I am using some homeopathic medicines to remove it. Sometimes redness is found on the affected area. Is it safe to continue these medicines?  Read Full »


Dr. Kavita Rajput

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, these are Fordyce spots or pearly penile papule and these are harmless and also non-transmissible. The mentioned medicines may be correct if someone has prescribed you by asking you s...  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 »

I have white tiny particles on penis skin. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from white tiny particles on penis skin and itching forehead skin. What is the cause? What is the solution? I am currently applying Candid B.  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and I have viewed the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have Fordyce spots. These are sebaceous glands without an opening and appear as yellowish white granules on prepuce undersurface. It is just a sometimes concer...  Read Full »

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