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Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist
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A bump has appeared on the upper shaft of my penis and I'd

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a bump has appeared on the upper shaft of my penis and I'd like to know what it's from.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.


Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Could you send me a photo of the condition at your convenience?

You can upload the photo on and send me the link

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Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I attached a file. Did you get it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It loos/feels to me like a vein that's enlarged. It's about a half an inch long.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the reply.

Can you re send me the photo . I did not receive the file .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Try this link to see the photo...
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you very much for the link .

I did receive the photo Thank you for the effort.

It would help me assist you further.

Yes , I have zoomed and observed the bump. This is definitely something related to a vessel or a lymphatic vessel.

Did you observe it after a harsh episode of masturbation or intercourse?

Do you have any problem during passing urine or erection?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Good news. I woke up this morning and the bump is gone.
I had masterbated the night before discovering the bump so it could have been from that episode. It did take a long time for me to reach ejaculation so maybe that was the cause. I wasn't experiencing any problems passing urine or getting an erection while I hade the bump.
Would you be willing to answer one other question? Can a woman who already has one strain of HPV (strain 16 for example) contract a second strain of HPV (ex 18)?
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Good to know that !

Yes , it is possible to infect one person with 2 strains . So if she has had a source of an exposure to HPV 16 and 18 then there is a chance that the woman can contract both the strains.

Please do get back to me in case of any further queries.

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