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I have a small knot under the shaft of my penis. Is not

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I have a small knot under the shaft of my penis. Is not noticeable visually. There is some pain and more noticeable pain when I have an erection. I was wondering if sex could have caused this ?
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: Acute
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

I'm not sure what you mean by a "small knot"

it sounds like it is under the skin.

it could be a blocked skin pore or a subaceous cyst.

you can get subaceous cyst anywhere in your body.

after sex, it is important to wash with soap and water to prevent blocked skin pores. are you doing this?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Not all the time. By knot I mean it is very small and hard. Does not move and painful when I have erections. I did have a situation where I thought I injured my penis during sex a couple weeks ago. Not sure if it's related. I just noticed this a week ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

small and hard spot under the skin sounds like a subaceous cyst and most likely not from injury during sex.

washing with soap and water after sex is a good idea.

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