I have lots of little bumps almost like goosebumps or whiteheads on my penis. Is this a sign that something is wrong? 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. Pimples, cysts, ingrown hairs and papules won't do any harm — though if you try to pop them they could get infected.
Bumps Around the Head of a Penis
What Causes Raised Bumps on the Head of the Penis and How are They Treated?
Whiteheads and other small, white bumps on the penis are common and usually harmless. White bumps on the penis may be pimples caused by acne , pearly penile papules, or bumps called Fordyce spots. However, white spots can also be caused by some sexually transmitted diseases STDs and may require treatment. This article will look at some possible causes and treatments of whiteheads and other bumps on the penis.
Why are there white bumps on my penis?
Finding bumps on the head of your penis can be alarming, but most of the time bumps in this area are not serious. Tyson glands are tiny sebaceous glands that form on either side of the frenulum, which is the fold of connective tissue under the penis. They appear as small yellow or white bumps under the penis head. Fordyce spots are small yellowish or white bumps on the penis head, shaft, or foreskin.
If a teen sees small bumps on his penis head, he will undoubtedly be worried about them. If he is sexually active , he might be afraid he has a sexually transmitted infection STI. Your teen son might have a condition called hirsuties papillaris genitalis, otherwise known as pearly penile papules.