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Red bumps and sores on penis

Hello, recently in November I've had a breakout of red bumps and a sore on the shaft of my penis. It's been 2 months and has never discharged any liquid substances or bled. Every time I masturbate it seems to get extremely red and sensitive but just scales over the next day. My concern is that I went through a period of not masturbating at all for over 2 weeks and the scabs and dull bumps were still there. They wouldn't go away. Any clue or opinion on what this is would surely help. Thank you.
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Hello,
Without examination, confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but it can be folliculitis, cysts, skin tags or molluscum.

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 persist 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 doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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