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What causes lumps on my penis?

Jan 2014
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What are these lumps on my penis?
Posted Sat, 1 Feb 2014 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 49 minutes later
Brief Answer: Need more information, possibility of herpes Detailed Answer: hi. Thanks for posting your concern at XXXXXXX I would like to gather more information from you in order to be able to help you better. -How long do you have these? What are symptoms associated with it? Pain OR Burning OR itching? -Are you married? -How many sexual partners have you had in the past?Any history of unprotected sexual intercourse? -When was your last sexual contact? take care regards
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Follow-up: What causes lumps on my penis? 7 minutes later
About 2-3 weeks, there is a slight burn if urine touches one but otherwise I don't feel any pain or itching. I am not married and had unprotected sex about 7-8 weeks ago.
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 6 hours later
Brief Answer: Oral Acyclovir Detailed Answer: Hi. I would keep a possibility of Herpes Genitalis. They appear as well defined erosions which is classical of Herpes Genitalis. If i was your treating doctor i would have asked you to take an oral antiviral like Acyclovir 400 mg thrice daily for 5 days. A topical antibacterial ointment, mupirocin twice daily would prevent secondary bacterial infection. take care
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Follow-up: What causes lumps on my penis? 15 hours later
How long will they take to go away?
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 7 hours later
Brief Answer: Herpes heals in 5-7 days. Detailed Answer: hi. herpes genitalis usually heals in 5-7 days after starting treatment. I would also advice that you get a few lab tests done like HIV, VDRL and HSV ELISA since you have been engaged in high risk sexual behavior. take care regards
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