News  |  Journals  |  Conferences  |  Blogs  |  Articles  |  Forums  |  Twitter   
 

 Headlines:

 
 

Doctors Lounge - Infections Answers

"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Infections Answers List

Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: Male yeast infection, still a white bump on shaft


 cedarfalls - Sun Feb 24, 2008 6:18 pm

Went to the doctor 10 days ago, he said I had a male yeast infection from running. He gave me some cream which I am still using (this will be the 10th day) and the itching has gone away and I can really tell in the next few days this will be gone (today is the 10th day of putting on the cream). The problem here is that I have a single white bump the the shaft of my penis that has been there for 2 months and this has not gone away, I have not even really seen a change in it. The bump itself is not big, maybe the size of the point of a bic pen. The last time I have intercourse was Halloween night 07, and I wore a condom. Should I go get this white bump checked out?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Mar 09, 2008 12:47 am

User avatar Hello,
Most likely this is some type of benign cyst that will resolve in time. Sometimes they are fluid filled and even if drained can return but in the absence of pain and without other risk factors, I would just give it a while to heal. It does not sound like an emergency concern.

Best wishes

|

Check a doctor's response to similar questions

 

advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)
 

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

 
     

 advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)

 

 

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us

 
Copyright © 2001-2010
Doctors Lounge.
All rights reserved.

Medical Reference:
Diseases | Symptoms
Drugs | Labs | Procedures
Software | Tutorials

Advertising
Links | Humor
Forum Archive
CME Articles

Privacy Statement
Terms & Conditions
Editorial Board
About us | Email

We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the HON Foundation. Click to verify.We subscribe to the HONcode principles.
Verify here