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    What causes a lump in the penile head?

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I noticed a small bump on the head of my penis yesterday. I have not had intercourse w anyone outside of my wife. I was in a sauna a couple of weeks ago and sweat a lot in the groin last week from running and working outside. I was wondering if it might be a pimple?
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Upload pictures for review, please

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected area so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly. You can simply upload/attach them to the reports section of this web page.


Dr Asmeet

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 12 minutes later
I Attached a photo. Please let me know if I should take any others.
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be acneform eruption, apply topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:

I have reviewed the attached photograph and it seems to be a pimple or acneform eruption.

Apply topical antibiotic like Neosporin ointment on the affected area twice daily for 5-7 days.
It should resolve.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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