Much like the skin on other parts of your body, the skin on your penis is prone to rashes, acne, infections, and other conditions. Lumps and bumps on your penis — while potentially alarming — are common and usually noncancerous. In fact, the American Cancer Society reports that penile cancer is quite rare, affecting less than 1 inin the United States each year.
Found a suspicious spot on your todger and starting to freak out? Don't stress! Just like the rest of your body, it is perfectly normal to occasionally get spots on your penis.
Back to Men's health. If you're worried, see your GP or visit a local sexual health clinic. These are small flesh-coloured lumps normally found on the head of the penis.
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Since you have not engaged in sex of any kind you do not need to worry about the possibility of a sexually transmitted disease. The spots you describe sound like pearly papules, which are extremely common and are often confused with genital warts. Each papule looks like a tiny flesh coloured dome and they are usually located around the corona of the glans penis.
I have severe anxiety and I'm worried its herpes. I do have a habit of thinking the worst. There are a number of common reasons that a man can develop a redness or white bumps on the penis.
Spots, lumps and bumps on the penis can cause embarrassment and, for a minority of men, health and sexual function issues. We ask two specialists how blemishes on the penis are treated, what is common and what is not, and why it is important to visit a GP or sexual clinic if in doubt. The news that men are extremely attached to their penises, literally and emotionally, will come as no surprise to either gender.
Author: Vanessa Ngan, staff writer. Fordyce spots are small 1—5mmslightly elevated yellowish or white papules or spots that can appear on the glans or shaft of the penis, or the vulva of the female, the inside of the cheeks and on the vermilion border of the lips. They are also called Fordyce granules.