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Old 05-14-2006, 11:02 PM   #1
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Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Sorry for such a blunt topic, wanted to get straight to the point

Anyway, I have a pimple/bump on the shaft of my penis, more towards the head. It's been there for quite some time now and won't go away. It is the same color as the skin. It doesn't have a head. It's not a zit/pimple. Looks like it's more towards a fat/colesterol depost, but I have no clue. It doesn't cause any pain or discomfort. I have tried to squeeze it and pinch it as hard as possible but nothing would happen. Again, there was no pain in pinching/squeezing it and I applied A LOT of force.

Just wondering if anyone has an idea of what it could be. Sorry about the vague description. I suppose I can post a linked picture and crop it so only the "pimple" shows but i'm not sure if that is appropriate

Any and all help would be very much appreciated!

 
Old 05-15-2006, 12:49 PM   #2
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

I Cant Believe It. I Have The Same Exact Problem. Mine Has Been There For About Three Months. I Have No Clue What It Is, But I Hope It Isnt Anything Bad. Im Currently Deployed So I Cant Really Get To A Specialist About The Problem. But If U Go To The Doctor About It Please Reply Back & Let Me Know The Outcome.

 
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Old 05-15-2006, 06:03 PM   #3
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Haha that's weird Sneak! Honestly, I don't think it's anything bad at all. Like I said it doesn't bother me, there's no pain (even when I tried to pop/pinch it off, which sounds very painful but wasn't), it's kinda just there. I actually see these types of pimpes I believe on older people's faces but they are much larger. It kinda looks like there is a bead under the skin or something. Mine isn't large though, it's pretty small, but there. I'll let you know if I find any more information on it.

 
Old 05-17-2006, 12:00 PM   #4
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

I have the same problem.. I'm worried it could be a wart?? It reminds me of when I was a kid and had warts on my knee... I only have one little bump on my penis though.. So, I don't know what the heck it is.. It scares me though... Sneak, if you are currently deployed, that means you're in the military?? You get free medical, couldn't you ask one of your docs?? I've had mine for about a year now... Why wont it go away???

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Old 05-17-2006, 03:50 PM   #5
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Talking Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

I hope you don't mind a female stepping in, but alot of men have this problem and don't know what it is. Do you guys shave around the pubic area? this could give you razor bumps and is extremely common.

Is it just an isolated bump? or is there anymore around it?

I don't want to scare anyone but it sounds a little like HPV. Especially, being painless and flesh colored.

Please go get it looked at guys. I know people who have had this and didn't get it looked at, and it was a mess to clear up. Also, HPV can cause cancer.
If you have had it for over a month and it hasn't gone away, I would really take this into consideration. For your own healths sake!

Good luck guys, hope you all feel better!

 
Old 05-18-2006, 12:01 AM   #6
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Thanks for the reply hardxcore216! Honestly though, I haven't been sleeping around and I know my girlfriend hasn't (we use a condom anyway with the exception of once or twice (after this popped up) so is HPV still a possibility? I'm doing some research on it right now.

Also worth noting is it started to itch a little bit a few minutes ago. I looked at it and it was red. I squeezed it again because it felt like there was a tiny scab on it, thinking it would pop, but it turned red. A little bit of liquid discharged as I squeezed it but it was clear. It looks as if it were bleeding, but it wasn't. VERY little liquid came out though, so maybe it was blood? My finger wasn't red though.

Sorry if that sounds disgusting

Also, it doesn't look like any of the general warts i'm seeing in pictures.

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Old 05-18-2006, 05:22 AM   #7
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

HPV doesn't always look like the pictures you see.
I don't have HPV but someone close to me does, and what they have doesn't look like the pictures you see on google, or other sources of the internet.
HPV can live in the body undected for months to years, and just make an appearance out of no where. So even if you and your girlfriend/wife are manogomous, that doesn't mean either one of you couldn't have contradicted it previously.
My suggestion is, whatever it is, Don't pop it. If it is HPV you will spread it that way to other areas around it.
If you don't shave your pubic area, then it's definately not something normal. Razor bumps would be the only reason you would see a normal bump or two.

For the sake of you and your significant other, get it checked out. They'll get you some cream and it will handle the outbreak if it is. You just want to be sure that's not what it is because HPV can cause PIDS and ovarian as well as other genital related cancers to both you and her. It's an extremely common thing, so don't freak out.

I would like to think it maybe is just a pimple?
How long have you had it? or atleast when did you notice it?

 
Old 05-18-2006, 05:24 AM   #8
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Oh and might I add, just because you use a condom, means nothing.
HPV is contracted through skin to skin touching, so if you are wearing a condom, and you have it on your pelvis, when both your perlvis' touch, you can spread the virus onto hers, and vise versa.

 
Old 05-18-2006, 12:33 PM   #9
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Thanks for the reply. It's been there for maybe about a month now. Honestly, I have slept with three women in my life and I know for a fact they were all clean. I know I may sound like i'm in denial, but hey lol I do shave that area and i'm thinking it may be an ingrown hair. I'm gonna do some more research on that but ultimately I think I will go see the doctor. I've been having some other issues as well, so I think I should get a complete checkup. It's been a while. I really appreciate your help!

 
Old 05-18-2006, 02:13 PM   #10
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

My hubby has a black head that pops up on the head of his penis. It's not a big deal. It has been popping up for 8 years now. He'll squeeze it out and in about 6 months it shows up again. The itching and redness is probably from you trying to squeeze it. You irritated it. Go get checked. It may me nothing at all. Then again, you never know for sure. Rather be safe than sorry. goodluck!

 
Old 05-18-2006, 05:31 PM   #11
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Yeah, it's ultimately better to be safe than sorry.
It's very possible to be an ingrown hair, especially if you shave in that region. But I there's alot of people who pass it off as just an ingrown hair and find out otherwise later down the road.
If it's only one or maybe even two, it's likely that's what it is. But if you have any on your shaft, or other regions you know you don't shave, It's not an ingrown hair.

A blackhead is obvious, it's just what it is, and in your case, it's not a blackhead.
I guess I should have bothered to ask you two simple questions, and it totally slipped my mind.

How big is the bump? compare the size to something.
And..
Is it perfectly round like a pimple, or seem to have alittle but of a flat surface on top?

 
Old 05-18-2006, 10:35 PM   #12
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

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Yeah, it's ultimately better to be safe than sorry.
It's very possible to be an ingrown hair, especially if you shave in that region. But I there's alot of people who pass it off as just an ingrown hair and find out otherwise later down the road.
If it's only one or maybe even two, it's likely that's what it is. But if you have any on your shaft, or other regions you know you don't shave, It's not an ingrown hair.

A blackhead is obvious, it's just what it is, and in your case, it's not a blackhead.
I guess I should have bothered to ask you two simple questions, and it totally slipped my mind.

How big is the bump? compare the size to something.
And..
Is it perfectly round like a pimple, or seem to have alittle but of a flat surface on top?
Not sure what I could compare it to in size. It's not tiny but very small. Smaller than a regular pimple I would say. Maybe a little larger than the size of the little white snow balls on Sno Caps candy?

No flat surface at all. If anything, it's even more round than a pimple. It looks like half of a sphere. There is a very small black dot on the side of it that wasn't there until yesterday.

I was thinking about using neosporin on it, or putting some hot water on a q-tip and applying a little bit of pressure a couple of times per day to see if it starts to go away. It is on the shaft towards the tip but I get a couple of stray hairs there, so it could be an ingrown hair. I'm trying to find some pics for comparison. From what i'm reading though, ingrown hairs are pretty painful and so far (thankfully) i'm not feeling any pain.

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Old 05-19-2006, 12:58 AM   #13
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Actually there is slight pain (feels like it's coming from under the skin) when I touch it now.

 
Old 05-19-2006, 05:00 AM   #14
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Well I Have Sumthing Like This But Not The Same... And i Think i know The Cause But i just dont know how to get rid.... grr.... well, its sort of like around 25.30 Tiny Little Bump/Spots/Pimples No Head on Any... just Red.... Not Sore At all and like Just Annoying Becuase i darednt have sex just incase its sumthing else.... but what im think atm is that, the other day i was giving my girlfriend a back Massage with 'Ylang Ylang' Massage Oil... and I think, i may have touch myself without thinking later on and im hoping Thats What it is and it'll go away coz ive had it for like 4/ maybe 5 days now... So From what You've just read can any1 relate or Answer what i just sed??

Please!? haha Thanx. x

 
Old 05-19-2006, 05:33 AM   #15
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Re: Question about a "bump" or "pimple" on my penis.

Ok, I thought this was mostly on your pelvic region.
If it's on your shaft, get it looked at.
Especially being the size of a tiny dot on a sno-cap.
This is exactly how people start off. Just a tiny little bump that doesn't really itch or hurt until later on, and then they grow into something bigger, and almost start to look like big skin tags.
I looked up some pictures, and mostly I saw photos of advanced HPV, which is why it's probably not helping you. It seems more unlikely to be a stray ingrown hair.
I would make the appointment. If this is indeed what it is, you can treat it with cream. If you wait it out, and that's what it is, It will grow and multiply, and be harder to treat, and then they either have to freeze or burn it off. I think it's some sort of freezing method.
HPV works alot like herpes, you can have it, and it will harvest itself in your body for a while, sometimes even years, and just make an appearance, it's an outbreak.
Right now, I would be completely safe. Don't have sex with your partner until you get it looked at, and verified if it is, or isn't. It's very contagious.
An ingrown hair would be much larger in size, looking exactly like a pimple. HPV starts off small, looking like a tiny little skin tag that's fleshy color, or even white.

 
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