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Question: Small Red Bumps near Frenulum of Penis


 dangit84 - Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:40 pm

I have small bumps on the underside of my penis. i've had them since i was in my teens (maybe 9 years ago). I am 23. there are three small bumps on the right side of the frenulum and two on the left side. they look like bumps that protrude from an artery (red blood vessel). i just want to know what they're called. i don't think they're STDs as they formed before i had sexual intercourse. i can send pictures if it will help diagnose. they don't itch or hurt. they've been there for so long, i'm just curious. thank you.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:06 am

User avatar Hello,
This sounds like pearly penile papules (PPP) and they are harmless. I can't say this for sure but that would be my suspicion based on your description. To be more sure, you would need to be seen by a doctor.

Best wishes.

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