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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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 »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

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 »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

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 »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

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 »

What could be the reason behind the black pimple or black spot near my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed some black spots or a black pimple for a while near my penis. Wonder what is that? I have attached the images. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly send a more clear picture delineating the suspected "pimple" lesion (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Please answer the questions below for a better understanding of the condition. 1) Did you observe any change in the growth of the lesi...  Read Full »

Could small red and white pimples on my penis be an indication of a sexually transmitted disease?

Query: Hello doctor, A few days back, I spotted a few small red and white pimples on my penis. Could that be the possible sign and symptom of any sexually transmitted disease or some kind of microbial infection?  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Depending on the images (attachments have been removed to protect the patient's privacy) you have sent, yes, it can be either a sexually transmitted disease or an infection. It depends on how many days back you had unprotected sexual activity. This can also be an aller...  Read Full »

I have small white bumps in my private part. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a question about something that came out of my body exactly from the private part. I hope it is not something bad or anything. There are a few small white liquid-filled bumps on my private part. I have been taking Penicillin. I am not sure how to explain it.Can you please help me?  Read Full »

Dr. N. Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Shall I know a little more about your problem? 1) When did the bumps start? 2) Do you have any pain or itching over the scrotum or penis, or any other region? 3) Will you be able to share a picture of the lesion? Regards.  Read Full »

I have burning sensation while urinating and pimples on the penis. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old patient weighing approximately 70 kilograms. I have no medical history other than a small fiber neuropathy for which I am taking Pregabalin. I had unprotected sex a week ago, and It was for a few seconds. Since then, I have been seeing the appearance of pimples on ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have prostatitis, which is an inflammation of the prostate gland, which is why you feel uncomfortable deep in the pelvis or irritation just behind the scrotum and a burning sensation sometimes when you pass urine. I would suggest you take...  Read Full »

There is a pimple on my penis for the past six months. Kindly suggest appropriate treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old male. I have a pimple on my penis (shaft side) for six months. It is neither reducing its size nor bursting away. Generally, there is no pain associated. Rarely, it has pained for one or two times, and the pain hardly sustains for one to two minutes. I am worried tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing in, and I understand your concern. A proper assessment can be done if you can provide more information regarding the same. Is it a pus-filled lesion? Do you have any burning or itching sensation? Is there any aggravation of it...  Read Full »

Why do pink spots on my penis turn white on scratching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34-years-old male, and I am married. I have had pink spots on my shaft head for more than a month. It is itchy and turns white on scratching. There is no discharge coming out of any kind, no pain, and no erection issue. I am using Fusidic acid and Betamethasone cream for two week...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharath Kumar. C

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your pink spots on the shaft are called penile pimples, and the causes for penile bumps are as follows; 1) Folliculitis is an infection of hair follicles. 2) Infected pimples. 3) Sebaceous cyst. 4) Epidermoid cyst. It is caused by ker...  Read Full »

What causes pimples or boils in the head of the penis and difficulty pulling back the foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old male. I observe symptoms like small white boils or pimples on the head of the penis and also difficulty in pulling back the foreskin. These symptoms started four days ago. I am not on any medication and have no previous history of the same. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) Do you feel soreness in the lesion? 2) Is there a pearly papule appearance? 3) Is it an inflammatory lesion? 4) Is there any redness? 5) Do you have swelling of the glans? 6) Excess scratchi...  Read Full »

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