I get white small ''popups'' around my penis head for a while (1-2 years).
but they not disturb me, I'm curious what are they. Maybe I'm sick?
So what are they?
Is it serious?
My boyfriend has them too, I looked it up and this is what I found.
The first thing to understand that it is quite normal for some men to have small whitish bumps on the shaft of the penis and/or at the base of the penis head.
"Fordyce's spots" are the small, raised, pale or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may appear on the shaft of the penis. They are common in men of all ages and a normal anatomical variation, meaning they are not a disease and perfectly harmless.
"Sebaceous prominences" are another variation of small pale or white spots that may appear on the shaft of the penis. They are caused by the hair follicle being close to the surface of the skin. Again, these are perfectly normal and harmless.
"Hirsuties papillaris genitalis" is another harmless anatomical variation with no malignant potential, this time appearing as small whitish bumps at the underside of the base of the penis head. They tend to be more common in uncircumcised men. Again, there is no need for treatment as there is nothing wrong if you have these bumps.
However, it is important to keep in mind that various STD's can cause changes to the appearance of your penis. In these cases, or if you are at all worried about something unfamiliar on your penis, it is best to go to a doctor and have it checked out. Just don't freak out at the first sign of a something on your penis, which may in fact be perfectly natural.
Small bumps on the penis can be a few things. Little white bumps on the shaft of the penis that don't hurt and are not red or swollen may be pimples or ingrown hairs. These are common and they're nothing to worry about. Another condition that's normal and no cause for concern is pearly penile papules. These whitish bumps appear on the glans (head) of the penis or along the edge of the glans in many guys.
If you are or have been sexually active, bumps on the penis may be signs of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Painful blisters, bumps, or ulcers may be herpes. Another STD, genital warts (HPV) can show up as bumps on the penis. Sometimes these are irregular in shape or even barely seen, and they're not painful. Some other STDs, like syphilis, also can show up as painless ulcers on the penis. Although the bumps associated with STDs may not be painful, they could put your health and your partner's health at risk if they are not treated quickly and properly.
Of course, the skin on the penis — like the skin anywhere else on a person's body — can get irritated. And it's often hard to distinguish normal bumps from those caused by an STD. So the only way to really know what your bumps are is to be examined by a doctor.
This may come too late of an answer for you considering it's 2009 but I'll still educate any googlers who happen to come across this post and think they themselves have STD or some kind of wart like so many people believe they have and falsely scare them. You're condition reminds me of enlarges Sabeceous glands and the condition is called Fordyce's Spots.
This condition is completely normal and common in a lot of males, you may have a lot or you may have a few spots. Do not worry it's a skin normality and has to do with the glands, that create moisturising substance, being enlarged. It is NOT contaigous and is natural appearance at the start of puberty. So don't worry it's normal.
Sorry u maybe have an yeast infection. Thats the kind of infection thats not too serious if u seek medical attention at a early point. Women tends to know if they have an infection earilier than men because of the kind of discharge that they have and the other reason is that it can be seen on the seat of their under wear, but men cant so after the (popup's) as u tend to call it and a very un pleasant smell thats when they sometimes find out.My advise to you is to seek medical help.
I have the same stuff... just white dots on my penis ... im 14 and my name is mitchell. Then bumps dont hurt there just on the penis ... they looks just like white heads, and like some stuff can come out ... im also a virgin and have had no sexual sctivities. I have been really worried can some one please help me and tell me what I should do?
I had these small white bumps on my penis at first they didn't bother me but then like later during the day it was more that came out I though noting of it but now it irritates and all the small bumps popped and white stuff came out I don't got more bumps but its still irritates
what should I do I am a little bit scare
I have these pimples on my lower penile shaft also. I can pop them but I have learned that its not good to do that. So I was wondering if its just regular pimples, an ingrown hair or something else. Im not that worried about it but I would like to know if theres a way to treat something like this.
Uhhh.. I have the same small white spots on the under side of the head of my Penis. They don't hurt or burn or anything. I'm 14 and I am not sexually active. Every time I declothe I can smell them and there is a small amount of clear discharge after a long day. HOW CAN I GET RID OF THEM?
I also hv white bumbs(tiny size of mustard) either side of frenulum(skin that connects glans wit shaft)base of shaft..they are 2 and 3 in numbers.I have no symptoms and I have this for past 3years and yes I was sexually active..please tell me is it herpes or HPV?
Even I have them...but I got them even before I started having sex and its been there for last 15 years I guess...they are around the sensitive part of the penis hence in my case they really help in feeling good sensations whenever I have sex :)
I know what you mean I am 14 and I have them too but they dont hurt and I got mine checked out and it is just new growing pubic hair so you shouldn't worrie too much most boys/ men have it hope this helps
okay I have little white bumps only on the side of my head, they dont hurt and are only on the left side, and they've been there for like a year or two, I'm 14 and I masturbate, whats wrong?
mate, they are just little hair follicles or sweat glands! no need to worry, but if they beome red and puss fles, then seep discharge, go to a gp! it is probbly the first!
its nothing get it checked out but apparently lots of guys get it
I saw it on tv show spa for embarressing illness
U NEED TO GO BE SEEN BY A DOC... THERE IS SEVERAL THINGS THAT CAN BE WRONG :(
Well it could be ingrown hairs, pimples, or even an STD.
I'd listen to da first person who answered