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What causes pimple with white pus on penis? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Jun-2014
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User:hi doc
Let me read your query for few minutes to be able to have a good discussion here.
User:i am XXXXXXX , 28 years
Doctor:Yes XXXXXXX proceed with your query.
User:i have a kind of pimple (with white pus similar to what we have on our face) on my penis right side
User:pls suggest what to do?
User:recently got married , nothing happened like this before
Doctor:How big is it?
User:it is of medium size , neither too small nor too big
Doctor:Is there any redness around it?
Doctor:Does it hurt?
User:today while taking shower i broke it and pus came out
Doctor:Since when did you notice it?
User:yes it hurt , no redness
User:yesterday only
User:i means when i touch it hurt little bit thats it , you know that uncomfortable feeling
Doctor:There are glands in our body and also on the penile skin.
Doctor:Some of the glands such as sebaceous glands gets blocked
Doctor:and the secretions there gets accumulated as white material.
Doctor:As long as the lesion doesn't swell up
Doctor:and has no redness
Doctor:you should not be worried.
Doctor:Never pop any such lesions in future.
Doctor:You can cause more infection.
Doctor:If it is not troubling you now, please leave the area. Don't handle it with bare fingers.
Doctor:It might heal in the next few days.
Doctor:If redness or swelling starts to appear
Doctor:you can get it examined by your doctor.
Doctor:I hope you do not have diabetes. Right???
User:no i don't have
Doctor:Watch the area for the next 2 days.
User:on the same note , what is the best way to avoid diabetes? , (asking bcoz my wife takes care of me and always give me something sweet to eat)
Doctor:Most likely it should be fine.
Doctor:It is good to cut down sweets, but once in a while is ok.
Doctor:More important that eating sweet is managing your weight.
Doctor:If you can maintain a proper weight as per BMI stands
Doctor:you have better chances of keeping diabetes away.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:so diabetes has direct connection with respect to weight?
User:ok doctor , after talking to you , feeling bit relaxed
User:i will see it for next 2 days
Doctor:There is a strong link between weight and diabetes.
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:cool , got it
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