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What causes bump on penis?

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Posted on Fri, 21 Aug 2015
Question: Hello. I am a little bit concerned with a small bump on the upper underside of my penis. After doing some research I think it may be a fordyce spot but I wanted to get you opinion and if it is what I can do about it. If I should see a dermatologist or anything. I am also going to send a picture. Thank you.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Fordyce spot

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photograph.
You are correct, It is Fordyce spot a blocked sebaceous gland.
It is harmless but if you want it can be easily removed using a fine needle by a dermatologist.
Let me know if you have any other doubt.
Thank you
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (42 hours later)
ok thank you. Can tretinoin cream help make it less visible? Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (18 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Dont use tretinoin

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Please dont use tretinoin cream.
It can cause irritation.
The best way is needle removal.
You can meet a dermatologist and get it removed.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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What causes bump on penis?

Brief Answer: Fordyce spot Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query and photograph. You are correct, It is Fordyce spot a blocked sebaceous gland. It is harmless but if you want it can be easily removed using a fine needle by a dermatologist. Let me know if you have any other doubt. Thank you