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One small red bump on penis head

Hello, about one week ago I discovered a single, small, red bump on my penis head. It was extremely alarming to me as I've never had a bump on my penis head before.

The bump itself does not hurt or itch. Only the bump is red; the rest of my penis is the same. It's diameter is about half the size of a standard pencil eraser's diameter.

Could this be irritation from masturbation? Or perhaps from heat or sweat or hygiene?
Tags: on penis, red
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Hello,
These bumps can be contact dermatitis, folliculitis,cysts ,molluscum contagiosum(multiple, small, dome-shaped papules, often with a central depression or plug) or genital warts(caused by HPV infection).

Apply warm compresses,Neosporin ointment and calamine lotion and avoid messing with it.You  can take anti-inflammatory pain killers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen.If the lumps persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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