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Dr. S. Attili
Dr. S. Attili, Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MRCP (Dermatology), Int. Board Certification in Dermatopathology
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I have a small bump on my penile shaft. It's been there for

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I have a small bump on my penile shaft. It's been there for a week now. No pain in intonation or fluid coming out. It's dried up a little and beginning to close but it's been more than a week. I have been using condoms while having a sexual relationship. Not active now since I saw this. I was wondering if someone could tell me what it is.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here's a picture of it if you need it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No pain in urination*
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I am Dr. Venkat Attili, Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist with over 10 years of experience in this field. I am here to assist you and will answer your questions to your complete satisfaction. Thanks for the picture. This looks like a simple irritated hair follicle opening. No treatment is required. It should settle in a few days. Do not worry. Not an STD. Hope this helps. Do keep me posted & get back if you have any further questions or feel that I have missed out anything. I will be here to provide ongoing advice as necessary. Best wishes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 1 year ago.

You are most welcome :)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I have sex while I still have this on my penile shaft?
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 1 year ago.

Yes, but use a lot of lube

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I just wanted to update you. So here's how the spot is looking I'm guessing it's healing up pretty well
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 1 year ago.

Great! looks to be healing well....

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Now it looks like this. Looks better but I don't know why it hasn't healed fully yet