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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: Red Bumps on glans

 raevnh2 - Sat Apr 05, 2008 10:50 pm

For a very long time I've had two small red bumps near my urethra, they don't itch, they don't hurt if touched. They are about 2mm across (they are right next to each other, so that's total). Is this something concerning?

I've noticed sometimes they seem to be redder than usual, but I would guess that's just rubbing or something?
 John Kenyon, CNA - Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:15 am

User avatar Hi raevnh2 -

This sounds like it could be a simple matter of local irritation or, possibly, it could be an atypical presentation of herpes. In any case they are not supposed to be there, and although they seem to be stable (haven't changed much), it is important to get this checked medically. Probably it isn't anything major, but it is a concern when something in this are shows up as abnormal like that , even if it goes away quickly (especially if it goes away quickly). Please get this checked and then follow up with us here.

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