Sexually Transmitted Diseases/2 little bumps (warts)


Hi there, I'm a 27yo male, who have had unprotected sex before. I just got checked for everything of the major stds and all came up negative.

I've had this bumps on my penis, one on the skin at the junction of the shaft and the glande, and the other on the side of the glande (As you can see it on the pic).

Any idea of what this could be?? I've used acid to burn them off. The one on the shaft got bigger, and the one on the glande got smaller. I did 3 sessions of "acid to burn warts".

Any help on this one doc?

Thank you much!

I'm not a doctor, but they look subdermal, meaning under the skin, so they could be cysts of some sort. In that case, sebaceous cysts are relatively common and tend to come and go as they please which would explain why your "treatments" haven't been working as there is no surefire way to get rid of them. Cysts are harmless unless they spread, grow, or change shape and I don't know enough about you to make that indication, so this should be something you bring up with a physician on your own time.

Best wishes,


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Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.


3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

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*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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