Hard, Small, Red Lump on Penis shaft: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

A lump on the penis is never pleasant, sexy, or attractive. No gentleman wants their shaft skin to resemble a horny toad. You are probably debating and hesitant to go to the doctor over such an embarrassing, private, and personal condition. A hard lump might require a diagnostic to determine the exact underlying cause. No man wants his junk inspected, but there is no alternative.

Causes of a Lump on Penis

Many men go rushing to the urologist in a panic when they see a row of white lumps circling their manhood. Take a few deep breaths because the cause of a lump on penis is straightforward.

Men develop Pearly Penile Papules. The little white lump is natural and having them is just the hand of genetics. They will not morph into cancer.

Why is there a Lump on Penis Shaft?

Nobody likes to look down in the harsh glow of sunlight and see that their shaft has yellow and white dots that span from the base upward to the head. Fordyce spots are nothing to worry about. They are a natural part of any aging penis. They occur in sebaceous glands which lay just beneath the surface of your skin and they sport no hair follicles. You might form only one or two lump on penis shaft.

When a Hard Lump on Shaft of Penis Occurs

Have you noticed a robust swelling on your shaft that occurs right after sexual relations or masturbation?

This is a condition referred to as lymphocele which means a hard lump on the shaft. The swelling starts when the lymph channels are blocked. A hard lump on penis is always upsetting but usually nothing serious.

Strange Lump and Bend on Shaft of Penis

Peyronies disease is the moniker of a medical condition that causes a thickened scar tissue area on the shaft of the penis. A hard lump that is composed of scar tissue and plaque often develops at the site causing a strange lump and bend on the shaft of the penis. The fibrous material inside the penis often occurs because of trauma and internal bleeding. Genetics can also cause plaque to harden in the member. Researchers have formed an association between men who suffer Dupuytren’s contractures of the extremities, fingers, and hands and Peyronies.

Treatment of Peyronies Disease

Sufferers of extreme Peyronies that have a dramatic curvature might want to undergo surgical reconstruction which involves cutting under penis skin and removing the plaque and replacing with a skin graft.

If a man cannot enjoy sexual intercourse, then a penile prosthetic implant might be the only option. A penis pump enables a full erection on demand so you never face the shame and humiliation of erectile dysfunction or bedroom inadequacies because of a curved manhood.

Causes of Lump Above Penis

Genital warts are caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). A wart forms a small lump. The red lump might also appear brown or black. It has an uneven texture and sandpaper consistency. Warts occur under penis shaft, as a lump above penis, base of penis, around the rectum, on the scrotum, and even the crown. The small red lump might be oval in diameter or form a big lump. Warts can even spread to the lips and mouth. Some genital warts go away on their own but others can form a cancer lump. Genital warts are highly contagious during sex and if your female partner becomes infected, it can lead to cervical cancer. As soon as you suspect you have the communicable STD then you need to seek treatment.

Treatment for genital warts includes

  • Imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara) Apply the cream directly onto the wart. The cream soaks into your system and spurs an immune response to annihilate the wart. Never have sex while using the cream because it eats through the latex and lambskin of condoms and diaphragms. You could also develop blisters, pain, or a rash. Some people report fatigue and body aches.
  • Sinecatechins (Veregen). A formula specifically for genital warts on the anus or within the rectum and anal canal. It can cause itching and burning.
  • Podophyllin and podofilox (Condylox). They formed this medication from natural plant-based resin. It eats away the genital wart tissue to weaken the virus and dry up the wart. The first application is undertaken by a doctor but after that, they will give you the cream to place on the wart until gone.
  • Trichloroacetic acid (TCA). TCA acts as an acid to burn away the genital wart (similar to over-the-counter Compound W but stronger).

Other treatment options include

  • Cryotherapy using liquid nitrogen
  • Surgical excision
  • Electrocautery
  • Laser Treatments
  • Blemishes on Penis

Yes, your penis can have breakouts from blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples. Especially during the hot and humid summer months when perspiration becomes intense and jock itch funguses flourish.

You might not want to pick the zit or it could become sore. Also, applying facial acne topicals, such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulphuric acid, or retinal is not recommended because they can cause open lesions and ulcers on the delicate penile skin.

Red Angiokeratomas

Enlarged or dilated blood vessels cluster near the skin’s surface to form red raised bumps. This is common in sufferers of hypertension. It is like hemorrhoids or varicocele but on the penis instead of the anus, scrotum, or legs. Angiokeratomas usually disappears without intervention.

 

 

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