Pimple On Penis

Pimples can arise anywhere on the body, including penis. On the penis, they may present as solitary lesions or clusters. The cause may vary from an infection, blocked sebaceous glands, genital warts, to human papillomavirus, etc.

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Why do I have a pimple in my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. My question is I can feel a very small hard pimple under the penis skin. When I get erection and press it, I feel a little pain. What is that? I cannot figure it out. Is it a pimple or something else? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are most likely dealing with a sebaceous cyst. They are similar to pimple. A sebaceous gland is a microscopic gland in the skin which secretes a waxy liquid known as sebum. It opens on the skin via an opening known as a punctum. When the opening gets blocked, th...  Read Full »

Will my pimple-like appearance on penis get transmitted to my partner?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a pimple-like appearance on my penis right from the age of 14. I noticed it when I started masturbation. They have not disappeared. They tend to present on the edge of the foreskin at the penis tip. They vary in size. Some are big and some are small. I am not sure whether they...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To answer your first question you have to give me more information. Is the lesion painful? Does the pimple-like structure have a reddish base? Have you ever seen it disappear? Is there any associated itching with it? Genital warts are only transmitted by sexual con...  Read Full »

What could cause a small pimple-like bump on scrotum with hard white stuff in it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two pimple-looking white bumps on my scrotum and want to make sure it is nothing to be concerned about. One I was able to pop easily like a zit almost and the other I tried but it does not seem to want to. It is like the white stuff is hard under it.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are infections of hair follicles, which are similar to pimple only. It is usually not concerning but should be treated with antibiotics. It looks quite localized and uncomplicated from the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So in my opin...  Read Full »

What could be the painless pimples on penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pimples on my penis, I do not feel any pain when I touch. I just want them to dissappear. I am having this for the past many months, I was feeling shame to consult, but now I do not want to take risk. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement you have been suffering from pimples on your penis for the past few months. Pimples can develop on the penis as they are common elsewhere on the body. Pimples are resulted from blockage of the sebaceous gland of...  Read Full »

Will drinking garlic water help with pimples on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few medium-sized pimples on my penis. It was only one pimple a few days ago but now it has grown to four. I have started drinking garlic water after watching few suggestions on youtube.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your description, there are multiple things that could present as such. It could be molluscum contagiosum, genital warts, or herpes. Sometimes even physiologic changes such as pearly penile papules can also present like this. If you are sexually active it...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a cream for painless pimple on the penis.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a painless pimple protruding on my penis skin. I am concerned about STD. I carried out blood tests and it shows herpes. Kindly suggest some cream.  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Herpes genitalis usually presents with well-defined erosions or polycyclic lesions. The lesions are usually associated with pain or a burning sensation. Treatment is with oral antivirals. You complain of painless bumps which are unlikely to be herpes. It seems more l...  Read Full »

Can excessive masturbation and sex cause pimple in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, who is in good health. So, here is the story. It first started two weeks ago. My girlfriend thought it would be fun to remove my pubic hair one night. She started the waxing process, but after the first removal strips had been off, I decided I was never going t...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you only have small bumps over the shaft of the penis. There is no discharge, redness, itching or tingling. Most of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) results in discharge, mild fever, and ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pimples on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pimples near my penis. I do not understand what problem I have. I am worried about that. Please explain my problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very difficult to say what disease you have, because pimple does not come over penile area. It could be molluscum which looks like a pimple. If you can send me the photos, then I can definitely diagnose it. Explain the lesion properly like itching, pain, duration,...  Read Full »

My glans penis seems to get a wrinkle after using Lobate cream. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a little tiny pimple on my penis glans it vanishes when I use on ointment Lobate GM, and my glan skin seems to get a wrinkle, and it is not smooth anymore. I do not know what to do? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shreyansh Talesra

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lobate gm (Clobetasol, Miconazole, Neomycin) cream contains a steroid, and because of continuous application, your skin gets thinner. I hope there are no pimples at present on your glans. If you have pimples or any rash, then you should consult a dermatologist. Apply...  Read Full »

Why are there pimples on my penis and testicles?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small pimple on the penis and testicles for the past six years. I consulted a doctor a long time ago. The doctor told me that it is normal. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If it is small and if it is not causing pain or any other symptoms, then there is no need to worry. Please send the images of it to guide you further.  Read Full »

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