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Hi, I recently began checking...
Hi, I recently began checking my penis for lumps and the like. I noticed these bumps on the lower shaft of my penis and scrotum. They are only visible when the skin is stretched out and usually (but not always) are at the base of a piece of hair. They are extremely small in size (1-2mm) and skin coloured although some of them are a white at the very tip. I'm worried about an STI (specifically genital warts)... What could these be? is it contagious? I can attach a photo if need be.
Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 11 months ago
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This is Dr. John and I will be helping you today.

I will be reviewing your question and will respond shortly.

I may need to ask a few more questions in order to best serve you.

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Dermatologist: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 11 months ago

You should be able to post a picture.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Could I email it to you? I don't want the picture to be visible to others...
Dermatologist: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 11 months ago
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Dear customer,

Thank you for replying.

Please accept the offer to send the pictures by email. I will reply here after seeing the pictures.

Thank you!

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Dermatologist: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 11 months ago

Dear customer,

I am not able to send the offer. I will try again.

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Dermatologist: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 11 months ago

I am not able to send you the offer.

These lumps and bumps are likely to be Fordyce spots or pearly penile papules which are very common. They are not at all worrisome and are harmless. This does not indicate the presence of STI or genital warts. They are not contagious.

Take care.

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Dermatologist: Dr. Ravoof, Doctor replied 10 months ago

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