Steatocystoma Multiplex

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Why do I have an itchy lump on my scrotum?

Query: Hi doctor, I have lumps or cysts on the scrotum for a year of around 8-9 in number. They are of different size. There is no pain but I feel too much itching on the skin of scrotum. When I touch them they feel little hard. By seeing the photos which I have attached here for your reference please tell...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have attached. You are suffering from scrotum steatocystoma multiplex. It is a type of sebaceous cyst. They are benign; do not have any chance of malignancy. So, if they are...  Read Full »

What could cause a solid lump on penis post unprotected oral sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old male. Last month, I had unprotected oral sex at the end of a massage session. After that, I almost had four or five massage sessions but had no sex in any way, and the recent episode was yesterday. Today I saw a solid lump on the shaft of my penis. I am very much wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your history and photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does not look like STD (sexually transmitted disease). This bump on the penis could be steatocystoma or due to scabies infection. Steatocystoma is a benign harmful cyst that ca...  Read Full »

What is the white seed-like boil on my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I have something like a small seed inside the skin below the penis. If pressed hard, a white material comes out, only when the foreskin is open. The fluid has a bad smell to it. It has been there for two years. Only during a hard erection, it produces a discomfort due to its sharp pain...  Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since the last two years, is there a continuous worsening of this condition or was there on and off episodes? Revert back with an image. Revert with more information to a dermatologist online -->  Read Full »

How to treat a cluster of painless genital warts on the base of penis?

Query: Hello doctor, In the last couple of weeks, I have noticed three genital warts clustered at the base of my penis, and they seem to have grown a lot during this period. There is no pain or soreness. How can I treat these? I am on Testosterone for osteopenia.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw the photo you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity), but it is blurred and warts are not clearly visible. But if you are sure that these are warts then you can apply Imiquimod cream. Apply on alternate days that is three times a week on the wart...  Read Full »

Are chronic non-painful spots on scrotum normal?

Query: Hello doctor, There are spots on the scrotum for over a year. They are not painful. I just wanted to know if it was normal. Currently, I am taking Proguanil 100 mg (anti-malarial).  Read Full »

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to is steatocystoma multiplex which is basically a benign cyst (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The Line of management is surgical incision and extraction of sebaceous contents with destruction of sac to avoid recurrence. Laser, Radio-frequency can be used.  Read Full »

I have a painless red bump on my scrotum. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a painless red bump on my scrotum. I am uploading some pictures. Kindly let me know what this could be.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your description and picture, it seems like you have steatocystoma multiplex (a type of sebaceous cyst) or molluscum contagiosum. The pictures do not give me an e...  Read Full »

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