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I have skin coloured bumps on the shaft of my penis. They

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I have skin coloured bumps on the shaft of my penis. They are painless and the main cluster is at the bottom of the shaft near the pubic area. My doctor has said he does not think they are warts however he wasn't sure what they actually are. I would like
a second opinion please. I would also like to know if treatment is recommended or whether they are best left alone - if they will go away eventually etc. Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi and sorry for the delay
These look like molluscum contagiosa--caused by a virus but not the HPV virus that causes veneral warts
Usually these go away on their own but there are two treatment options--
Tretinoin cream
Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen
They don't have to be treated but if you'd like that you'd need to see a dermatologist
Let me know if you need any more information please
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