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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I have developed four small pimple-like bumps on my penis within my pubic hair. Please advise.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old male and I am in good health. Over the last two weeks, I have developed four small pimple-like bumps, within my pubic hair, that has basically come and go over the period. They are not clustered or oozing anything. I have no other symptoms when I notice the pimple-like ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You possibly have folliculitis and it may be due to your work out related sweating. Please use the antibiotic cream and antibiotic soap. It should get alright and if possible please give photos of your lesion for better clarity. Thanks and ... Read Full »
I am having white pimples and itching on my penis since my last sexual contact. Please advise.
Query: Hi doctor,I am having white pimples and itching on my penis since my last sexual contact with my partner while she was on periods. Can you please help? The infection has spreaded really fast since the last 24 hours. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please share a picture of the affected area. If you feel it can be of sexually transmitted infection and do the following test: TPHA test (Treponema pallladium hemagglutination). Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 serum test. Chlamydia Trachoma... Read Full »
I have pimple-like spots all over the inner and outer layers of my penis. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I am suffering from a penis problem. My penis has pimple-like spots all over the inner and outer layers. So please tell me what I can do. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. It seems you have condyloma acuminata or genital warts. It is a contagious disease caused by the human papillomavirus. Generally, two-thirds of individuals who have sexual contact with a partner with condyloma acumi... Read Full »
I have had a pimple on my penis shaft for the past ten months, which gets itchy and hard on scratching, erecting, and masturbating. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a pimple under the skin on the left side of my penis shaft. The pimple gets hard and itchy whenever I scratch, erect, or masturbate. I have undergone circumcision. It has been around ten months, and I am still feeling it. Please help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have reviewed the image you shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is not like a pimple problem. The mark seen in the image is due to previous circumcision or some old infection, and such scars do not cause itchiness. The problem you suffer from... Read Full »
I have multiple tiny pimples on my glans penis, which are not itchy. What do you think is the problem?
Query: Hi doctor, I have multiple tiny pimples on my glans penis, which are not itchy. I urinate 50 to 55 minutes after drinking water, with a slight burning sensation at the beginning of the urine stream. Urine RE/ME report is normal. Normal blood sugar. What do you feel is the problem? I am currently ta... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A pimple on the penis could be a cyst or wart. If it is reddish, painful, or painless, you may need a physical examination. Depending upon the type, medical management can be started. UTI (urinary tract infection) can lead to burning micturi... Read Full »
I have black pimples on my penis that is increasing day by day. Kindly suggest a treatment.
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from black pimples on my penis. These pimples appeared three months ago. Now it is increasing day by day. I am worried; please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This condition is known as Bowenoid papulosis. Genitals are the commonly affected sites but can affect other areas too. The human papillomavirus causes it. It presents as slightly raised pigmented papules and is considered a premalignant co... Read Full »
I have a small lesion on my foreskin on the underside of my penis. Could it be an HPV wart?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a small lesion on my foreskin on the underside of my penis. It is fairly linear. It does not hurt and is fairly pliable when touched. It has been there for about two months and has not changed much. I also noticed a slight bluish discoloration on the vein around the head of the pen... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the history and images provided (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it does not appear to be an STD (sexually transmitted disease). It appears more like a lymphocele, a temporary lymphatic blockage that suddenly occurs following masturbation ... Read Full »
I have a small spot under my penis and several pimples on my inner thighs that are irritating sometimes. Is there any way to reduce it?
Query: Hi doctor, Small spots have appeared under my penis. However, those dots are pretty small and white and are not painful. It has been there for about three years. Even after showering, it does not go away. Also, I have several pimples on my inner thighs that are irritating at times. As far as I can r... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please maintain an excellent hygiene practice. Avoid intense workouts and keep the area dry. Use a soap with a lower pH. Comfortable cotton undergarments are recommended and use a mild detergent to wash these. Apply Surfaz-SN (Clotrimazole... Read Full »
Why do I have acne kind of lesions on my penis?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had acne kind of lesions on my penis since last week. I have three to four sexual relationships without protection. I am very tensed. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I suggest the below treatment plan: Tablet Doxycycline 100 mg once a day after food for five days. Permite BB soap (Permethrin) for two months. Fucibet cream (Betamethasone and Fusidic Acid) to be applied during... Read Full »
Can the pimple-like lesion on my penis be jock itch?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed these groups of pimple-like lesions about three days ago. They are not painful or itchy. I am worried. I was tested four months ago for STDs and was negative. I am taking a new test soon. I am worried as it is untreatable. I noticed after a busy day at work. I sit down and a... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had a look at your picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is pus-filled; mostly, it is a bacterial infection. If you have any history of unprotected sex, we can plan for a sexually transmitted diseases investigation. For now, I would sugges... Read Full »