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I have a pimple like thing on the tip of my penis

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I have a pimple like thing on the tip of my penis
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
hello
what does it look like
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it is redish, doesnt hurt, it has a white centre but not big, It isnt itchy, and ive been doing a lot of landscaping and work outside. sweating a lot more than usual and moving a lot in baggy shorts.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
OK
sounds like a cyst but a doc should look at it
you need a prescription cream called mupricin to cover staph
Use that for a week
Make sure the doc does not want to culture it [rule out herpes]
good luck

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
what do you mean " Make sure the doc does not want to culture it [rule out herpes]"




Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Make sure the doc does not want to culture it [rule out herpes]
What exactly do you mean by this
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
It does not sound like herpes at all
but I can not see it
if the doc things it needs to be tested it should be
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I looked up cyst, its no cyst. its at the tip of my penis and looks like a pimple.
is it normal to get pimples on the tip of your penis?
ive been sweating like crazy lately, but have been showering regularly
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Yes actually you can get pimples here
good luck again

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
pimples from what? I need an explanatory answer, Can you get it from sweating a lot? dirty clothes? fabric softener?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Actually from a clogged gland.
But you don't have a diagnosis until a doc sees it.
Pimple
Wart
Cancer
Eczema
Infection
MRSA
Herpes
musculosum contagiosum
Psoriasis

They can all appear on the penis.
good luck

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes I'm aware of that.
It looks like a pimple. All those look like a pimple ?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
No
The closest in appearance would be
pimple
wart
muculosum contagiosum
herpes
good luck
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