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Having small black bumps under the skin of penis. What is it?

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What can having small black bumps under the skin of my penis be?
Posted Thu, 23 May 2013 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 19 hours later

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Presence of black bumps on penis has many causes.
If they are present since birth, they are probably nevus (moles).
Nevus are benign lesions arising from proliferation of melanocytes or pigment containing cells in skin.
Any increase in size, change in shape or color, bleeding or ulceration may signify a malignant change.

Let me know if the black bump occurred recently. A consultation with a dermatologist for clinical examination and relevant investigations is required.

If you have more queries, I will be glad to answer.
Dr Shailja P Wahal
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