Discovering an unexpected lump anywhere on your body can be unnerving, but when that little bump decides to appear on your genitals, it can feel like a double whammy of awfulness. The good news is, when it comes to willies, many lumps and bumps that appear are actually easily treatable. Dr Di Cuffa reveals 10 possible causes of lumps and bumps on the penis, and what to do about them:.
Bumps or sores on the penis are often the first noticeable sign of an STD for many men. Certain bumps on the penis are normal or non-sexual in nature. Many men are unaware of normal marks or bumps on their penis and may panic when they are discovered.
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.
Back to Men's health. If you're worried, see your GP or visit a local sexual health clinic. These are small flesh-coloured lumps normally found on the head of the penis. These lumps are normal.
In fact, many are more likely to be caused by other conditions. Still, if you have any of them, see a doctor right away so their cause can be found and treated, if needed. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the sooner you can start treatment and the better it is likely to work.
Articles in the December issue discuss various health issues affecting school-aged children, including acne, eczema and growth disorders. Volume 42, No. Even after a thorough examination it can be difficult to distinguish a normal penile anatomical variant from pathology needing treatment.
How many penises have you seen? Even for the most dick-inundated among us -- locker room attendees, adult-movie reviewers, bachelorette party gift designers -- the number probably pales in comparison to the number of other body parts necks, forearms, ankles you've seen. And when we don't see a lot of something, it's awfully hard to compare your body part to others' -- or to know what's normal.
I have lots of little bumps almost like goosebumps or whiteheads on my penis. Is this a sign that something is wrong? These are common and they're nothing to worry about.
This hardened area stops the penis from stretching normally during an erection, and can affect its size and shape when erect. In severe cases, the hardened area can include the muscle and arteries of the penis, leading to problems with erections. It usually develops over time, but sometimes appears very quickly.