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Had small dots on outside of foreskin not sure what they…

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Hey i had small...

Hey i had small white dots on outside of foreskin not sure what they were, have been to a few doctors and they donmt know, one said warts and one said they wernt

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the skin issue better or worse?

It has been there for around 2 months now , they got burn off by the doc that said warts and now i cant tell if its scar tissue or they are back or just fordyce spots or molluscum

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had it swabbed for herpes and it was clear, have also had blood tests and was clear for all others

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, MD replied 7 months ago
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Dermatologist: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, MD replied 7 months ago

Thank you for you patience.

These are likely to be Fordyce spots.

Fordyce spots are formed due to enlarged sebaceous glands on the skin on the penis. They are harmless and do not require any treatment unless you want to get them removed due to cosmetic reasons. They are not associated with any disease or illness, nor are they infectious but rather they represent a natural occurrence on the body.

In many cases, they will clear up spontaneously in time.

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