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I have a hard whitish yellowish lump on the side of my penis

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I have a hard whitish yellowish lump on the side of my penis it feels like it's under the skin aswell but there is a hard yellow bit on the surface I've had the link for a while but it only went yellow and hard today I'm 15 what is it ?
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

This is Dr. David

it could be collections of smegma fluid under the skin.

smegma is a white secretion below the foreskin

it is a normal secretion and is used to help protect and lubricate the penis

are you circumcised?

you may have to slowly pull back the foreskin to clean your penis to help get rid of this white fluid.

let me know if you have questions.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
It looks like this
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

that looks like a skin infection

you should see a doctor and get a skin culture

you may need topical antibiotics and oral antibiotic pills to clear up this skin infection.

let me know if you have other questions.

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