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Small cysts of the penis and their treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a small hard white ball growth on the shaft of my penis and i got several other bumps on my shaft that are like bumps but several are like fleshy leading to the beginning of the shaft is it anything i should be concerned about
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   dr XXXXXX here
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   ok
Doctor :   XXXX i know the size of the swellings ?
User :   what?
Doctor :   may i know the size of the bumps on the penis
User :   they are very small like 2 to 3 millimeters thats just an estimate
Doctor :   and do they affect you in any way, like itching, pain , etc ?
User :   no not at all can't even tell they are there unless i scratch it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In that case , they could be small cysts, originating from small glands on the penile skiin
Doctor :   they will subside with time
Doctor :   There is no need to worry about them
User :   they have like black head crusty hard you're thinking it is a cyst?
User :   im trying to not exaggerate so don't take it in excess
Doctor :   Is it possible to send pictures of them to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   a direct view of the lesions will be helpful to know the exact cause
Doctor :   the information passed on will be strictly confidential
Doctor :   also, if the chat time is insufficient, i can send my opinon via email to you as well
User :   how do I send them?
Doctor :   send it via your email
Doctor :   to YYYY@YYYY
User :   would it go directly to you or the whole doctor community
Doctor :   it will be directed to me ,
Doctor :   and me only
Doctor :   as i said, it will be strictly confidential
User :   ok because i thought that seemed to general of an email address, but I'll trust you on this one
Doctor :   In case, i can clear your doubts over the phone as well, once i have the pictures
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
Doctor :   can u mention if the bumps u mentioned are situated along with a hair follicle ?
Doctor :   In that case, they might be benign sebaceous glands, that have encysted as well
Doctor :   In any case, once i get the pictures, i will email you and let you know
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   can u confirm your email ID AND phone no
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