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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have dark brown almost black colour bumps in my groin 3 in number and they are all different sizes , they are non itchy, no pain no discharge, they appeared a year ago, all 3 are different size one is about 1 cm other are smaller what can this be
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User :   Hi Doctor I am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Where exactly are these bumps?
User :   above the shaft
Doctor :   of penis?
Doctor :   What is your age, marital status?
User :   not on the penis they are in the area below the lower stomach in the pubic area i am married and 38 years old
Doctor :   Are these bumps raised over the skin?
User :   they are very slightly raised
Doctor :   Can you send me a photograph?
User :   I can can i attach one to the chat
Doctor :   you can send to
Doctor :   as an attached photograph
Doctor :   I have few more questions
Doctor :   When did you notice these bumps first? Are they increasing in size?
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   Did they change in color?
User :   no change in them since they appear more then 1 year ago
Doctor :   Did yu have itching and scratched them>
Doctor :   Did you send the pictures?
User :   I am sending now 2 minutes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   just sent
Doctor :   I have not received them yet
Doctor :   Please give me some time
User :   no problem
User :   did you recieve i sent it again
Doctor :   Are they above the belly button
Doctor :   or above the shaft of the penis?
Doctor :   I rcvd them
User :   above shaft of penis
Doctor :   They look to be fungal skin infection
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for this problem?
User :   not yet scared if they turn out HPV
Doctor :   HPV is a quite good possibility
Doctor :   They also look like Warts
User :   I am applying tea tree oil on them for lats few weeks and since then have begun to look lifeless
Doctor :   Actually it needs acetic acid application to determine if they are HPV origin or fungal origin
Doctor :   which can be done by a doctor at his clinic
Doctor :   IF it is HPV wart, then the treatment is removal
Doctor :   Fungal cause can be treated with topical antifungal with mild steroids
User :   so the best bet is to see a doctor
Doctor :   I am not aware of any benefits from Tea tree Oil
Doctor :   Yes\
Doctor :   Warts are non worrisome
User :   how much time does the removal takes
Doctor :   to 10 minutes
Doctor :   One minute
User :   did you meant 1 to 10 minutes
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanks doctor.
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