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Small, skin colored bump on the penile shaft - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   i have a small raised skin colored bump on the shaft of my penis. I have used the vinegar test and it did not turn white. Should i be concerned?
Doctor :   may i know ur age, weight, height ?
User :   45, 5"9 , 210 lbs
Doctor :   are u sexually active, and if so, since how many years ?
User :   no
Doctor :   can u tell me the size, color of the bump?
Doctor :   Do u have any itching, pain, discharge, etc from the penis ?
User :   smaller than the size of teh head of a pin, it is a gray / skin color. I have no itching, pain or discharge.
Doctor :   then there is no need to worry
User :   The negative acid test means it is not likely a wart?
Doctor :   it is just a discoloration due to a unpercieved injury and will go away in a few days or weeks
Doctor :   its not a wart
User :   even if itis raised it is considered a discoloration?
Doctor :   as i said, a injured scab , can appear as a raised elevation
Doctor :   and this is not to be of any concern
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