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Red bump on p[enile shaft

I have a red bump on penile shaft itz been there for a little over a week. It hurt at first but doesn't hurt anymore. what is it. No sex or sexual intercourse.
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Hello,
Without examination, confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but it can be rash due to friction rub, folliculitis or cyst.
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 lump persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.
I hope it helps. Take care and regards.

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