I have several small brown dots around my penis shaft,
Patient :I have several small brown dots around my penis shaft, 3 are slightly raised. it doesnt hurt, burn, and isnt uncomfortable at all but i am concerned. ive had molluscum contagiosum about 4 years ago amd it cleared up and went away after treatment, is this another type of that? i work in a prison amd am around a variety of diseases so i am
concerned i may have gotten something from
work, im always washing my hands
Thanks for the query.
On reading your detailed history and reviewing the image attached along with the question, we are of the opinion that the lesions could be viral warts.
HPV causes projections anywhere in the body which are symptomless and can even appear on the penis.
They seem to resemble warts very closely. Warts are likely to spread from personal contact with a infected persons and prevalent in low socio economic groups where people live in clusters and where there is lack of hygiene.
Kindly consult a dermatologist for an examination and specific investigations to confirm the diagnosis. In case of an HPV, topical agents like podophyllin can help. Cautery and laser are other treatment options. However, it is likely to recur even after removal.
Maintain personal hygiene.Use cotton undergarments and maintain distance from infected people.
Kindly write back for any further clarifications.
Hope this helped.
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