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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders

Question: Red Dots on my Penis


 pintapitos - Mon May 14, 2007 4:36 pm

Hey I am a boy and yesterday I saw two red dots, very small dots, on my penis. Today I looked at my penis and a found about 20 to 25 of those red dots. They are all located in the inner part of the penis (I don't know the name cause I am not English), the head maybe, they are all located in the penis head. I never had sex and I masturbate. It doesn't itch or hurt when I urinate. I think I have to go to a doctor but i am to shy to go. Are those red dots dangerous?
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:50 pm

User avatar Hello,

These red dots could be due to mechanical irritation during masturbation especially when enough lubrication is absent.

Exposure to other skin irritants (certain soaps, creams you may be allergic to) may result in a similar picture.

This is an inflammation (dermatitis) that usually subsides spontaneously, but avoiding exposure to any irritant is important.

You may also use only bland lotions, like moisturizing lotions, till you consult your doctor.

Direct clinical examination is essential.
Best regards.

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