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What causes red spots on penis head?

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Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016
Question: red spots on the head of penis, no itching

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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar (37 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Fordyce spots

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Probably you have developed fordyce spots.
These are enlarged sebaceous glands and are totally normal.
If possible please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Rahul Kumar (1 hour later)
i sent a picture, what treatment do you suggest
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar (18 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Allergic reaction

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the photograph.
It is looking like an allergic reaction.
Apply cortisone cream twice daily for a week.
It is safe and effective.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Deepak
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What causes red spots on penis head?

Brief Answer: Fordyce spots Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. Probably you have developed fordyce spots. These are enlarged sebaceous glands and are totally normal. If possible please upload a photograph of the involved area. This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis. Waiting for your response. Thank you.