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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
|worriedintx - Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:30 pm||
im 16 years old and for as long as i can remember i have had these tiny white bumps on my testicles.there not noticable unless i stretch the skin
when i examine them some look diffrent than others
for exapmle some i can push on and a zit like looking stuff comes out and others don't also they feels like there knots underneath my skin
they don't hurt or itch but there defintely not normal
i also have bumps on my shaft but they look diffrernt than the ones on my scrotum
please help if your reading this
and please execuse all the typos its just talking about this topic makes me very scared
|Faye Lang, RN, MSW - Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:51 pm||
The tiny white bumps that can push like a pimple may be normal. Sometimes such white bumps appear on the penis shaft, as well. The knots under the skin also can be normal, but must be evaluated by your doctor. You didn't mention if the bumps on your penis shaft are there all the time, or only when erect. Your doctor needs to evaluate them, as well. Please be sure to have thorough hygiene for both your scrotum and penis; if you are uncircumcised, be sure to pull back your foreskin and clean off any smegma ("white stuff") every day. It does not sound urgent, but you should still see your doctor right away. Do not be embarrassed; your doctor has undoubtedly checked such things out many times.
Good luck to you.
Faye RN, MSW
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