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Small white patch on head of the penis

Not painful, itchy, raised or wash off but I have noticed a patch of discolouration on the head of my penis in the past week. It looks like its under the skin of the head of my penis.
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15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello and welcome to the forum.  Getting checked out by your doctor is the best way to go about handling this.  And at that time, you can ask them about Fordyce spots.  Based on your description, that sounds like the most likely cause.  It could be other things, most of which are harmless.  Here's a list to look at: https://www.healthline.com/health/mens-health/white-spots-on-foreskin#fordyce-spots.  
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Not fordyce spots. Not raised and on penis head not foreskin.
Okay, normally the head of the penis as you reference is associated with the foreskin. The article had other possibilities as well.  However, please note only a doctor that examines it will be able to fully answer you.  
207091 tn?1337709493
It could be a fungal infection, balanitis, or really, as Sarah said, many other things. The only way to know is to let a doctor see it. I know it's frustrating and you want us to tell you, but no one can diagnose you online. This may require some testing, and at the very minimum, it requires a doctor to examine you in person.

I doubt it's an STD, if that's a concern.

Let us know what happens.
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