What are the causes behind tiny bumps or pimples on the penis

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What are causes behind tiny bumps or pimples on the penis

It is important to remember that taking care of your private parts in a joking matter. There are many things that can impact the health of genitalia, be it male or female. Often men face the problem of tiny bumps or pimples on their penis. Most of the men assume that these bumps are due to some sexually transmitted disease. However, that is not the whole truth, sometimes the bumps on the penis are caused by various other reasons as well. Let’s find out what are the possible causes of bumps or pimples on your penis. (Also read: What are the causes behind low sperm count in men)

Fordyce spots
The Fordyce spots are small and raised spots, located on the scrotum, the shaft or penis or even the inner surface. They are usually painless, red or white in colour. They are not even noticeable in many cases. Also, they are not harmful.

Pearly penile papules
The Pearly penile papules are medically known as the hirsutoid papillomas. Firstly, they are skin coloured bumps that are located on the head of the penis. They do not contain any pus and are harmless in nature. Also, they mostly appear after puberty and fade away with age. (Also read: What are the causes of urinary incontinence or peeing in your pants)

Molluscum contagiosum
The Molluscum contagiosum are basically skin coloured small bumps. They don’t cause any pain, even though they are sexually transferable. They are limited to itself and dissolve or fade with time.

Genital warts
Having genital warts is a scary condition, as they are sexually transmitted bumps. They start off as painless and skin-coloured bumps but then they grow. With time they turn into grouped lesion that bears resemblance to a cauliflower. It is better to seek doctor’s advice for the same.

Scabies
Scabies is a common skin problem. It often leads to the development of itchy lesion in the male genitals. Therefore, the individual suffers from itchy pimples in the structure of a bump or a pimple. It is important to seek doctors advice. Moreover, it is important to remember that it is a very contagious problem.  (Also read: What are the causes of hot flashes in men)

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