More often than not, it will be something that is far less serious but a condition you will want to get checked out nevertheless. Here are just some of the non-infectious and infectious causes your doctor may investigate. A non-infectious penile skin condition is one that you cannot get it from or pass it to another person. While this shouldn't suggest that you can ignore it, a non-infectious skin condition tends to be less serious than an infectious one. Normal Skin Anatomy.
Red spots? Fleshy bumps? When to worry about spots on the penis
Penis Spots: Common Causes for Spots on Penis - ronczerniec.com
Spots, lumps and bumps on the penis can cause embarrassment and, for a minority of men, health and sexual function issues. We ask two specialists how blemishes on the penis are treated, what is common and what is not, and why it is important to visit a GP or sexual clinic if in doubt. The news that men are extremely attached to their penises, literally and emotionally, will come as no surprise to either gender. A man's sense of masculinity is often linked to his sexual organ. Unsightly blemishes down there - particularly those that are sexually transmitted - can not only be damaging to a guy's vanity but, for the unlucky few, their long-term health. Among the most common are the wonderfully alliterative pearly penile papules, small flesh-coloured lumps that tend to circle the head of the penis in one or two rows - these are just a normal part of your penis and can't be caught or passed on. Occasionally, similar-looking papules may have a belly button-like dimple in the top and be scattered across the penis - these are more likely to be molluscum contagiosum instead.
It might be alarming to discover a bump on your penis. There are many causes for bumps developing on the penis, with a large portion being non-sexual. Many skin conditions that affect skin elsewhere, like acne or skin tags, can also affect the skin of the penis. Finding a bump on your penis may not always mean that you have an STD, but sometimes it can. The herpes simplex virus HSV is one of the most common sexual causes of bumps on or around the penis.
Found a suspicious spot on your penis and starting to freak out? Don't stress! Just like the rest of your body, it is perfectly normal to occasionally get spots on your genitals. Our resident pharmacist Rita Ghelani looks at the symptoms of the different types of penile spots, so you will know when to chill out and when to hotfoot it to the GP. From septic spots to itchy sores, finding a suspicious spot or three on your penis can be worrying, but now is not the time to freak out.