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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I have bumps around the base of my penis and around the

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I have bumps around the base of my penis and around the bottom of the shaft. They have the composition of skin tags however I have been told by gp’s that they are molluscum. I would like a second opinion if possible? They have been there for around 4 years and do not bleed when shaved over etc. What are they, what treatment do you recommend and when will they disappear if I don’t treat them? I would also like to make sure they are not warts or penile cancer.. Many thanks!

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi Dr Rick. No the only medical issues I have are that I am asthmatic! Also in a long term relationship, I.e. I do not sleep around!! :-)

Those look like warts, not molluscum.

I'd get a second opinion from a dermatologist.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
They have been there for around 4 years. Is this typical of warts? They do not bleed when irritated either
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have also seen a GP (doctor) twice who has told me they are not warts but possibly molluscum or fordyce spots
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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They aren't HPV--gential warts

They do, however, look like mollscum

Since you've had them for this long it isn't likely they'll go away on their own

They can be treated by a dermatologist either with topical tretinoin cream or with a cold CO2 laser

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
If I saw my GP would they be able to prescribe me tretinoin cream or would I need to see a dermatologist especially? Thanks

Your GP can give you the script

Dr. Chip, General pratice
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 35073
Experience: Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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