Patient :Noticed 3 or 4 white to skin coloured bumps that look like lesions on my penis underneath the foreskin when pulled back. It is on the right side just beside the shaft. I have noticed them for months and they haven't changed really to my knowledge. They haven't gotten bigger and there hasn't been spread that I have seen. I picked at it them yesterday and it got a bit red and bled a little when I broke the skin. Is this genital warts, I'm sexually active but usually use protection most the time?
Thanks for the query to ATD for an opinion,
The bumps/ lesions seen under the skin of foreskin appears to be localised and raised which is definitely not a genital wart but looks more in favour of a variant of molluscum lesion.
As there has been no increase in size and no inflammation seen, it is benign in nature. yet it is suggested that a local examination and a swab test would be mandatory for culture to rule out any STD accompanied.
considering that you are sexually active, this may be a molluscum which is a self-limiting disease and can get treated on its own over a few months and no particular intervention may be required. But it is still suggested that a swab test may be done to allay anxiety associated with an STD.
I hope I have answered your query in detail,
Wishing you good health,
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