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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

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Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi; i wrote in a month or so ago about a this white spot which is on my penis. It still has not gone away. The doctor thought it was an infected hair follicle, but i have no hair this far up my penis. The Spot is small a relatively hard. It does not hurt and i cant feel it. I have tried squeezing and nothing happens. I pierced it with a pin a few times and it bleed a bit but then returned to normal shortly. its been on my penis for at least 3 month. I only ever have protected sex. please see attached image
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Probably penile papules, no treatment is required.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

I already reviewed the attached photos.

If you can send a new actual photo it would be more helpful through the diagnosis.

The symptoms seem to be related to penile papules.

They are tiny white growth on the penis and are usually harmless.

No treatment is required.

Only in case that the papules cause stress that can be removed through minimal surgery.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Follow up: Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi 1 hour later
i have attached a recent image. As you can see its just one white spot
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Already reviewed the recent photo, probably penile papule.

Detailed Answer:
Hi again dear,

I already reviewed the recent photo.

The white spot is probably related to penile papule as I mentioned above.

They are harmless and not treatment is required.

You should not be worried.

Take care dear,

Dr.Dorina Gurabardhi.
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