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. A man's sense of masculinity is often linked to his sexual organ.
Spots on the penis: symptoms, causes and when to worry
Found a suspicious spot on your penis 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 genitals. Our resident pharmacist Rita Ghelani looks at the symptoms of the different types of penile spots, so you will know when to chill out and when to hotfoot it to the GP. From septic spots to itchy sores, finding a suspicious spot or three on your penis can be worrying, but now is not the time to freak out.
This is why white spots might appear on your penis – and when to really worry
I have lots of little bumps almost like goosebumps or whiteheads on my penis. Is this a sign that something is wrong? These are common and they're nothing to worry about. Another condition that's normal and no cause for concern is pearly penile papules.
This situation may be familiar to many men: while taking a shower one day, you happen to notice some white spots on your foreskin. You do a double take as you lean down to inspect your manhood. What could it be?