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Lumps and bumps can appear on your penis and nearby groin areas for many reasons. Most of them are really nothing to give a second thought. Read on to learn the 10 most common causes of lumps on your penis and which ones should prompt a trip to a medical professional.
I have lots of little bumps almost like goosebumps or whiteheads on my penis. Is this a sign that something is wrong? These are common and they're nothing to worry about.
To get an erection, nerves signal a man's body to store blood in the vessels inside the corpora cavernosa. As blood fills the chambers, the spongy tissue expands and the penis stiffens and gets longer. During ejaculation, semen which contains sperm cells and fluids flows through the urethra and out of the body through the meatus.
Discovering an unexpected lump anywhere on your body can be unnerving, but when that little bump decides to appear on your genitals, it can feel like a double whammy of awfulness. The good news is, when it comes to willies, many lumps and bumps that appear are actually easily treatable. Dr Di Cuffa reveals 10 possible causes of lumps and bumps on the penis, and what to do about them:.
Sclerosing lymphangitisalso known as lymphangiosclerosis or sclerotic lymphangitis,  is a skin condition characterized by a cordlike structure encircling the coronal sulcus of the penisor running the length of the shaft, that has been attributed to trauma during vigorous sexual play. Nonvenereal sclerosing lymphangitis is a rare penile lesion consisting of a minimally tender, indurated cord involving the coronal sulcus and occasionally adjacent distal penile skin. The condition involvie the hardening of a lymph vessel connected to a vein in the penis.
The penis is one of the external structures of the male reproductive system. The penis has three parts: the root, which attaches to the wall of the abdomen; the body, or shaft; and the glans penis, which is the cone-shaped end head. The opening of the urethra, the tube that transports semen and urine, is at the tip of the glans penis.
Articles in the December issue discuss various health issues affecting school-aged children, including acne, eczema and growth disorders. Volume 42, No. Even after a thorough examination it can be difficult to distinguish a normal penile anatomical variant from pathology needing treatment.