I have lots of little bumps almost like goosebumps or whiteheads on my penis. Is this a sign that something is wrong? These are common and they're nothing to worry about. Another condition that's normal and no cause for concern is pearly penile papules. These whitish bumps appear on the glans head of the penis or along the edge of the glans in many guys. Pimples, cysts, ingrown hairs and papules won't do any harm — though if you try to pop them they could get infected.
Articles in the December issue discuss various health issues affecting school-aged children, including acne, eczema and growth disorders. Volume 42, No. Even after a thorough examination it can be difficult to distinguish a normal penile anatomical variant from pathology needing treatment. This article aims to assist diagnosis by outlining a series of common penile anatomical variants and comparing them to common pathological conditions. The problems considered include pearly penile papules, penile sebaceous glands Fordyce spots , Tyson glands, angiokeratomas of the scrotum, lymphocoele, penile warts, molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis and scabies. The common practice of treating any penile lump as a wart is no longer useful in the era of human papillomavirus HPV vaccination.
Any time you break the skin on your body, platelets rush to the site to form a clot and limit blood loss. This clot can harden into a scab , which acts as a protective layer on the surface of the skin and allows new skin cells to form beneath it. When a scab appears on your penis, it can be a much more puzzling and possibly alarming experience.
Some STDs have no symptoms or only mild ones. Although 70 to 90 percent of women and 90 percent of men with chlamydia have no symptoms, this STD sometimes produces a mucus-like or pus-like vaginal discharge. A yellowish or yellow-green vaginal discharge can be a symptom of gonorrhea, although 4 out of 5 women infected with this bacterial STD will have no symptoms at all.