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Small purple bumps on penis next to urethra. Are they spreading?

about a week ago i noticed a small cluster of very small purple bumps on the tip of my penis next to my urethra they have not gotten bigger or spread but two days later i noticed i had small red bumps all over the head of my penis they seem to be spread out not in clusters and the rim is slightly purple. there is no pain or discharge only a slight itch from time to time. some of the red have turned purple any ideas what this might be?
Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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hi dear thanks for your question on HCM,the cause of small swelling on your penis are many ,however since they are acute one ,some of the most important causes are No 1herpes simplex No 2 genital warts No 3 ophthous ulcer , and it can be the secondary syphilis.most of these disease are sexually transmitted.your advised to consult some dermatologist or sexually transmitted disease specialist,so that cause of swelling can be established and teated
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