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Redness around rim of head

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i remember ive had this since i was really young around 11 or 12 it was a dark purple bump looking thing on the underside of the rim of my penis. Over the years i started to worry but wasnt sexually active till i was 18, i figured it wasnt an std cause i noone ever had contact with my penis and it was always there and didnt hurt or change. I was wondering if it could be a type of fungus or rash or something. i dont know, im worried its an std but i always remind myself its always been there and doesnt go awya and come back and stuff. I have like redness rashy looking spots around the rim of the head of my penis and the one purplish looking bump that has always been there. Please let me know what you think
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replied May 8th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Bumps on penis are mostly benign and self resolving. These are clogged sebaceous pores and means no harm. Just maintain good hygiene and don't pop poke or pick these bumps.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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