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Fibrous tissue cysts on the penis shaft and masturbation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi Doctor
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how are you?
User :   okay, how about you?
Doctor :   i am fine too
User :   I have these tiny white bumps on the shaft of my penis
Doctor :   oh ok
User :   I have never had them befoer
User :   before
Doctor :   since when do u have them?
User :   3 days now
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I believe they developed after I masturbated using my hands holding on to the shaft and applying light strokes
Doctor :   did u bruise your shaft?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was gentle
User :   yes
User :   the strokes were very light
Doctor :   any other symptom?
User :   not really
User :   the bumps are not painful or itching
Doctor :   so my guess is it is probably a fibrous tissue
Doctor :   or a cyst
User :   also the bumps are actually not located where my hands were stroking the shaft
Doctor :   are they also on your scrotum?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so it can probably be
Doctor :   fibrous tissue
User :   will they go away?
Doctor :   it will
Doctor :   eventually
User :   about how long do you think?
Doctor :   around a week
Doctor :   it occurs due to repititive manupulation
Doctor :   give it some rest
Doctor :   it will be fine
User :   why would masturbation cause this? and actually I have masturbated before but never did this occur
Doctor :   ya because there was already a wound healing
Doctor :   do u have any other query?
User :   I'm kind of worried about this
Doctor :   i understand
User :   becuase it seems like more and more are developing
Doctor :   no it isnt
User :   and I think every time when I masturbate, more will come up
Doctor :   i suppose u can restrict from masturbation
Doctor :   for a while
User :   ok
User :   give it some rest?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   definetly
User :   and before when I used a different technique for masturbation, these bumps never appeared
Doctor :   what was the technique?
User :   I would wear my underwear and by the contact between the penis head and the underwear that causes stimulation
Doctor :   oh ok
Doctor :   but i would still suggest to avoid for a while
Doctor :   it will heal faster and better
User :   I cannot use that technique any more because I have damaged my penis head
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i understand
User :   that's why I was trying the hand to the shaft and stroke technique
Doctor :   i understand
User :   and I was gentle too
Doctor :   so i guess restricting it would be the best solution
User :   I don't know why would these bumps just appear, because I was very gentle
Doctor :   it occurs in response to damage caused over a long time
User :   does everybody get this? because then who would be able to masturbate?
Doctor :   no u are already healing from a previous injury
Doctor :   so it happens nothing to worry it will heal over time
User :   I was talking to another doctor and s(he) thinks that it might be due to sebum buildup?
Doctor :   it occurs but it is mobile and consistency is usually soft
User :   because I don't think I have damaged the shaft
User :   before
User :   I have damaged my penis head
Doctor :   no due to chronic inflammation
Doctor :   it had happened
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   sometimes it would occur due to sebum build up also.
Doctor :   i would suggest
Doctor :   to avoid it for some time
User :   masturbation?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   for even a week would give it healing time
User :   ok
User :   will they disappear eventually?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   do u have any other query?
User :   do I need to apply anything?
User :   or just leave it alone
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   just leave it alone
User :   is it possible that they will not disappear?
User :   these tiny bumps
Doctor :   no they will
Doctor :   u need to be patient
User :   because I have about 10 of these tiny bumps
User :   no pain or itch
User :   but just makes you worried
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i understand
User :   yes
User :   I am so paranoid about everything now
Doctor :   it tends to happen after such an incident
Doctor :   it is a traumatic experience for any man
User :   it's driving me crazy
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   u need to believe u can heal and get better
User :   ok
User :   but I think my penis head is already damaged
Doctor :   no it will heal
Doctor :   u have done half the work
User :   it probably cannot be restored back to the way it was before
Doctor :   dont give up now
Doctor :   there is no looking back
User :   because there are 2 deep wrinkles that formed also
User :   besides the meatus
Doctor :   i will suggest u give natureto take its course after that also if u feel it is out of shape or deformed then u can think of surgical counsel
Doctor :   until then i will please please request not to think of it
User :   cosmetic surgery?
Doctor :   yes
User :   about how long do you think I should wait? it has been two and half months now
Doctor :   another month and half of careful observation will do the trick
User :   ok
User :   but now I'm kind of worried about these bumps that appeared out of nowhere
User :   it's never ending
Doctor :   i understand if u get any other symptom do get back to us
Doctor :   do u have any other query?
User :   that's it
User :   thank you very much
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Doctor :   and say when u are done
User :   done
Doctor :   thank you
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User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take care and do get back to us if u have any other query bye for now.
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   no problem
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