I've had these bumps on the shaft of my penis for some time now, a couple of which almost seem to be permanent. They are about the size of a pin head, normal flesh color, and often I can squeeze a white puss like substance out of them. They seem to occur mostly around the hair follicles. some times, but rarely, these bumps will become inflamed and slightly sore. Any ideas as to what this may be, and should I be worried?
Pimple Like Bumps on Shaft of Penis? (photo)
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Fordyce spots on penis
It is difficult to say for sure, but it looks and sounds like you have Fordyce spots. These are harmless and not sexually transmitted. I have had success treating these with the CO2 laser. It would be best for you to see a dermatologist to establish a diagnosis. Take care, Dr. Groff
There is a distinct list of probable diagnoses, and closer examination may be necessary I suggest you visit a board certified dermatologist for a consultation.
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