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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: bumps on penis
|iwikwikn - Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:39 pm|
Hi, well first i would like to say i'm a virgin I'm 16 and a male, but i have noticed small bumps on my legs and on the head/shaft of my penis. I had experienced this once before but after putting some medication on the bumps on my legs they went away. I was wondering if it could be herpes, or if it is something that can be cured. I haven't gone to a doctors yet
|iwikwikn - Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:37 am|
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:13 am|
It is unlikely to be herpes. The bumps on the penis may be due to hair follicles or blocked pores. If they came and went then returned it may also be a cold virus that is causing a rash.
There are several viruses that can cause rashes (non-STD's), particularly on the legs. These viruses are very common around this time of year.
I would recommend you have this evaluated if the spots don't get better. It is very unlikely they are dangerous but having them evaluated will let you know what they are.
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