Dermatology Community
Star Shaped Lesion on Penile Shaft
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Star Shaped Lesion on Penile Shaft

1 small bump has appeared on my penis just a few days ago.  It is on the shaft, just below the head.  I took a magnifying glass to it to get a better picture, and it seems as if the bump has a perfect star shaped indentation in it.  I've done a lot of browsing but have not seen anything similar on the web.  I had sex with a condom, but normal oral sex with a woman about a month ago.  I've also had unprotected sex a year ago.  Since then I've been tested for HIV, which came back negative.  No other symptoms have risen until this 1 small star shaped bump right now.  Could this be a harmless rash?
Related Discussions
563773_tn?1374250139
Hello,
This bump can be due to folliculitis, cysts ,molluscum contagiosum(multiple, small, dome-shaped papules, often with a central depression or plug) or genital warts(caused by HPV infection). Warts are tumors or growths of the skin caused by infection with Human Papillomavirus (HPV).They are contagious when in contact with the skin of an infected person.

I hope it helps. Take care and regards.

Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
PMDER1
San francisco, CA
209987_tn?1418913008
Blank
tschock
AB