Several weeks ago I noticed a pimple or bump on the underside of the shaft of my penis.
I was so worried that it was a wart, so I went to the health clinic and a nurse examined me. She said she didn't think it was a wart because it didn't look like one and didn't have any cauliflower appearance traits.
She said it looked like a sebeceous cyst, although she commented it felt hard. She recommened neosporin creme and for me to watch it for a while.
It's been a couple weeks and I think its a little smaller but I honestly dont know. I go through periods where I really worry about it.
Should I have someone else look for a 2nd opinion? Is there any case where cyst heals itself?
I think I have another condition called sebaceous prominence, so I think this makes it more likely that this is a cyst of some kind. Can cysts be hard?
Yes, they can. And they don't go away either, because they're a normal part of penile anatomy. If you're not completely comfortable with the nurse's opinion, you should get another one. Since the cyst will remain, you need complete reassurance so you can forget about it.
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