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Forum Name: Skin Cancer
Question: PENIS DISCOLORATION
|yunggredd53 - Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:56 am||
i know you can not diagnos this over the internet but cna u at least tell me the likely hood of having penile cancer?. I have had this white spot on the top shaft of my penis for about 4-6 years. and recently i have had white pacthes of skin pop up on my scrotum (i am 18 years old.n i am circumsized).. which may be because of a pimple i had popped and left a scar cause it seems to be goin away. but yea.the white spot on the penis has been there for a long time. sometimes i can squeeze very little puss out. from what i have decribed can you tell me what this could be? n the likely hood of bein penile cancer? i show no other syptoms besides jus discoloration jus white patches..not brown or anything else..
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:54 pm||
Without direct examination it is not possible to accurately give you a diagnosis, but your description makes me think this is probably not penile skin cancer. Being circumcised also reduces your risks of developing penile skin cancer.
You may have some blocked follicular glands that can produce symptoms such as these or you may have a fungal skin infection.
I would recommend that you be evaluated by your doctor as many of the possibilities have treatments. Also, this way you can clarify the cancer issue much more definitively.
Hope this helps.
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