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Painful lump on the bottom shaft of my penis.

Patient: I have a very painful pimple/zit on the base of my penis.it first started as a regular looking acne and now it is the size of a quarter and is very painful.short of going to the ER what can I do to minimize the lump and pain?

 

 

Symptoms: Pain

 

 

Doctor: Thanks for your query on ATD.It seems that you are having bacterial infection of hair root known as furuncle. My advi ce kindly visit your dermatologist / surgeon.For pain you can take tab Paracetamol.Hope it helped you.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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