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QUESTION: Hello
I've been having these dots and spots on the top of my penis for the past month
I've NEVER had unprotected sex
I am very very worried, could you help me figure this out?

ANSWER: Hi Dan,

I have those brown splotches on my glans as well and they've been there for over a decade. They're moles believe it or not and they'll be there until I die and yours look exactly like mine. You seem like a young guy and I remember first getting mine in my early 20's, so this seems to be your wake-up call for your body first developing them. I have one huge one on the right lateral side of my glans, but you seem to have four or five baby ones. You should know that mine has stayed the same size the entire time. If they should ever change size, shape, color, or otherwise then that's a surefire sign of pre-cancerous tissue, which is why I always try to get mine checked every couple of years to make sure they don't raise any alarms and you should start doing that too. If you have further questions regarding this, you can ask your primary care physician and if they refer you OR you want a referral, you can ask a dermatologist.

Best wishes,

John

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QUESTION: Hey again and thanks for the quick answer!

I didn't quite understand and I'm unfamiliar withy the medical terms lo let me just verify-
Are you saying that if they don't change size I have nothing to worry about?
or are their existence a "surefire sign of pre-cancerous tissue" At the moment?

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They should never change size....ever. Once I started developing mine it pretty much acquired its "maximum" size right a way and never changed afterwards. If it ever grows beyond its original size and just pay attention to it then that's a sign of possible cancerous change, not the mole itself.

John

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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.

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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

Organizations
*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

Publications
American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

Education/Credentials
*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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Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

Past/Present Clients
*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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