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Marks on shaft of penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   are you the same doctor i was talking to on my free trial?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   u remember my question?
Doctor :   yeah we were discussing about the marks on the shaft of your penis
User :   yes
User :   like i said i had 1 and the derm said it was a cyst
Doctor :   Continue we have time to speak about it now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   there just small raised marks
User :   if i rub my finger across u can feel it
User :   they dont bother me at all
User :   there just there and it worries me
Doctor :   Ok are they on the skin of the shaft
User :   yesw
Doctor :   ok how long are they ?
User :   there very small round
User :   like a grain of sand
User :   raised
Doctor :   Yeah I know
Doctor :   Since when are you finding
Doctor :   them
Doctor :   Do they disappear after sometime?
User :   well i found the one in the summer time and since i was at the dermatoligst i asked him about it he siad its a cyst
User :   but now i have another it looks like
User :   no they havent dissappeared
Doctor :   Ok are they growing in size since the appearance
User :   i have had anal warts thats why i was at the derm but its all cleared up and he told me it wasnt it was just a cyst
User :   no not growing
Doctor :   Ok from your history I feel it is a sebaceous cyst
Doctor :   which certainly not worrisome
Doctor :   One more question
User :   but i can have more than one?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Do hairs come out of it
User :   its hard to tell
User :   im not sure
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but it looks like i have 4 cysts that possible?
Doctor :   are they at the base of the shaft or in the middle or tip
User :   2 in middle and 2 right higher up
Doctor :   if they are only felt not exactly seen and very small in size that is in 1 to 3 mm's
Doctor :   nothing to worry about
Doctor :   What was your doctors opinion
User :   well like i said the dermatoligist only saw 1 because at the time i only had 1 and i asked about it and yes he said its a cyst
User :   but i got worried because it looks like i have more
User :   if they are harmless then they wont bother me because they are that small
Doctor :   yeah
User :   i just wanted to know if thats what i have or not
Doctor :   if they grow in size then see the derma back
Doctor :   Still not to worry about
User :   so is it normal to have a few of them?
Doctor :   OK
User :   so is it normal to have a few of them?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   i was worried it was some type of herpes...can u put me at ease and tell me its not
Doctor :   Herpes typically has some symptoms
Doctor :   like itching
User :   they dont itch, my testicles itch sometimes but it hink thats normal
Doctor :   Yeah it is normal
Doctor :   No redness
Doctor :   No itching or no appearance
Doctor :   of anything abnorma
Doctor :   abnormal
User :   nope just the small marks
User :   and they dont look like they have any fluid in them
Doctor :   then do not worry
User :   like its not like a pimple
User :   u cant pop them
User :   there solid
Doctor :   Yeah i know
Doctor :   I can understand
Doctor :   It could not be Herpes
Doctor :   as it is simply asymptomatic
User :   haha im sorry what does that mean
Doctor :   asymptomatic means no complaints at all
User :   herpes is painfull correct?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   yea its not painfull at all
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   are you able to get rid of them?
User :   or do i just deal with it?
Doctor :   No treatment is necessary now
Doctor :   nothing is useful too
User :   i dont have like syphilis or anything else do u think?
Doctor :   you do not have as per your explanation
User :   ok good
User :   so it is cysts?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   i wish i could show a picture
Doctor :   anything else you worry about
Doctor :   You can send at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
User :   u will get it?
Doctor :   I can reply
Doctor :   you after I see it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok , but it will be my penis
User :   that im sending a picture of
Doctor :   ok
User :   ill make it close up to the marks
Doctor :   magnfiy at the point
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   u will reply in email?
Doctor :   s
User :   ok i thank you very much for you time
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User :   im going to e mail now
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   are you back
User :   ohh im sorry i didnt mean to do that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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