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Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD)
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I also have a spot on my can you help

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I also have a spot on my penis can you help

Hello David,
I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

Is it possible for you to attach a photo here? This can be done by pressing the paper clip icon.
You may also post it on a file sharing site.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Im having trouble uploading the photo can I do it via email or aome other way?


Could you please post it on a file sharing site (rapidshare or mediafire) and post the link here, so we can access it?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.



Hello David,

Since when is the spot?
Are you exposed to the unsafe / unprotected sex?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Was like 2 days ago and yes with my girlfriend

Hello David,

This is likely to be sebaceous hyperplasia. Usually this resolves on its own. Please read about sebaceous hyperplasia;

This does not look like a sexually transmitted disease.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How long does it take to go away? Can I still have sex? And its definitely not a serious concern?


Yes David you may continue sex. This is likely to go away in 2-3 weeks. It is unlikely to be serious.

It is privilege assisting you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Is it normal for it to feel abit tender to touch? Sorry doc im just worried tis all, is there anything I can use to help speed up the recovery?

A mild tenderness is not abnormal and that can occur due to friction of clothes or sex. Does not seem to be worrisome.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Shoukd I pop it will it go away



Popping is not advised, David. This is likely to resolve spontaneously.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It will eventually go away though will it? Its not going to be there forever and I won't need it to be surgically removed?

Yes eventually it would go away and surgery is unlikely.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you very much put ne at ease its just full and feels like it wants to pop and is becoming uncomfortable

You are welcome.