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 causes whiteheads on the upper lip and foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some small whiteheads on my upper lip and on the foreskin of my penis. They are visible only when I pull down the foreskin and they are located only on my foreskin. They do not cause itching. It seems like Fordyce spots. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right. You have Fordyce spots on the lips. They are the opening of sebaceous glands. It is a benign condition and there is nothing to be worried. Apply a good moisturizer. In the genital area, you have some small white spots. They look like lichen nitidus. T...  Read Full »

Is molluscum contagiosum curable?

Query: Hi doctor, Ever since I was a teenager, I have had two white dots on my penis, and I have always been to the doctor, and they never said anything, but now they have turned red and have gotten bigger, and a couple more has grown. I am not sure if it is from the oil present in the lotion I use. I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is there any symptoms? It could be Molluscum contagiosum. Regards.  Read Full »

Can Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide cure fordyce spots present in penis?

Query: I have what I believe to be forydce spots on my penis. Should I be using Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide down there? Im male in my 30s  Read Full »


Dr. Abdel Hakam Soliman

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hello Please add a close and in focus photos of the affected area to make sure of the diagnosis.  Read Full »

What is the cause for having bumps on penis after masturbation?

Query: I masturbate 3 times a day and one day bumps was starting to show. It don’t hurt or nothing but how do i get rid of them.  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: I’m very sorry to learn about your issues. However no doctor can tell you what these “bumps” are when you don’t even mention where these “bumps” appeared (penis or scrotum?), how big they are etc. So, first thing to remember: when you as a doctor, be always as pre...  Read Full »

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 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 »

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