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What causes itchy small bumps on glans of penis?

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Posted on Fri, 18 Jul 2014
Question: Hello Doctor, 3days ago i noticed small pimple like bumps on the glans area of penis and It's very itchy sometimes. Could you please let me know whether its a fungal,bacterial or viral infection or something. I'm sexually not active, but involved in an intercourse about a week ago with all the precautions.
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Fungal or a irritant .Precautions suggested.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for query.Iam Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query.
These rashes may be due to fungal infections as it has responded to clotrimazole .we cannot for sure say it as there is intercourse history.
Do you have it any any other site other than genitals,any other symptoms.
It may be due to irritation or viral or allergic also
Please keep the area clean .wash twice with warm water.Keep the area dry.
Use antifungal lotion like clotrimazole as lotions keep area dry.
If not subsides or other symptoms occur consult doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Use loose inner wears.
Check for diabetes if any.
Please get back for any clarifications.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (48 minutes later)
Thanks a lot for your reply doctor. Its only present in the area as in the photograph. No other symptoms as of now.
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (19 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Follow measures as advised.Relax.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for follow up query.
Relax follow all the measures advised.
Hope for good health
Use condoms if intercourse.
You can get back if you need clarification. Else you can close the discussion.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Fungal or a irritant .Precautions suggested. Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for query.Iam Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query. These rashes may be due to fungal infections as it has responded to clotrimazole .we cannot for sure say it as there is intercourse history. Do you have it any any other site other than genitals,any other symptoms. It may be due to irritation or viral or allergic also Please keep the area clean .wash twice with warm water.Keep the area dry. Use antifungal lotion like clotrimazole as lotions keep area dry. If not subsides or other symptoms occur consult doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Use loose inner wears. Check for diabetes if any. Please get back for any clarifications. Thank you Dr Bharatesh