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Sub dermal cyst on the side of the penis. Pus formation. What is this?

I have a small worm-looking, sub-dermal cyst in the side of my penis . It appears that there is what I would define as a burrow hole on either end of it. It s approx 4 or 5 mm long and has a whie appearance. If i roll my skin and push one burrow hole on top of the other, a solid white cylindrical puss comes out but it never gets all of it out. It will come back and grow to the same size in a few months. Any idea what this might be? I am married and have no sexual contact with anyone else and this has been around for at least a few years. There is never any pain from it. Thanks!
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
It may be epidermoid cyst.

It is a benign condition.

It dose not cause pain , unless infected.

It may remain for long time as such.

But, I would suggest to remove the cyst by excision under local anaesthesia.

As, It may be infected and may cause serious infections in surrounding skin.

Consult either dermatologist or surgeon.

I hope you got my answer.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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