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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: "S" shaped growth on penis shaft?
|johny7272 - Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:41 pm||
I am a white 23 year old male who had unprotected sex 3 months ago. last week i noticed a "s" shaped or "figure 8" shaped growth on the shaft of my penis. it is small (maybe 1/4 of an inch) and slightly raised and a little lighter color (barely noticable by color alone if at all) than the rest of my penis. it doesnt hurt or itch. what could it be? Thanks
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:43 pm||
Your description does not raise any red flags but in order to be sure you would have to be seen by a health care provider. Of course it is always wise to be checked for sexually transmitted infections if you have had casual and unprotected sex. While condoms don't prevent all infections, they can make a big difference in your risk pool.
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