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i have a painful bump under the skin of my

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i have a painful bump under the skin of my penis
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--how long have you had it and any redness or rash to the skin?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I've had it for three weeks now and it's gradually got bigger.


 


The skin on and around the lump is really red but no rash.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Colin--could you post a photo on this page?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Sorry Colin--that didn't go through. Can you post it on Photobucket, Snapfish, or Imageshack and give me the link?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Not really I'm not very computer savvy. Thank you anyway I'll arrange an appointment with my GP and see what they have to say.


 


Thanks again.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
This is Dr. David

I see the other expert has opted out

here are instuctions to how to upload a photo here

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
This is Dr. David

thanks for the photo

wow, it does look large and red

this could be a subaceous cyst or a fordcyte spot or a skin abscess or infection

it looks like it is on the underside of the penis

you should see your doctor about it

you might need a course of antibiotics and an ultrasound of the area to see if it is solid or filled with fluid

your doctor might even refer you to see a urologist as well.

bacteria or fungal infections can cause this.

I hope it is not itchy or painful

but do make an appointment to see your GP about it

let me know if you have questions.
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