If you notice small whitish or flesh-coloured dome-shaped bumps circumferentially set arpund the glans of the penis in one or several rows, causing no symptoms except their appearance, you are most definitely suffering from Pearly Penile Papules. Now, the question is how did you get them. Well, Pearly Penile Papules or PPP are common skin growths affecting approximately 30% of the world’s male population, since the age of 16 until about 45, retracting however with time. For some, nevertheless, the complete healing of the PPP on its own takes too much and causes a much too great psychological distress and low self-esteem and confidence, especially when their female sex partners reject them as they think they might be dealing with an STI.
Do not worry, as this is not the case. The specialists at Renew Skin & Health Clinic can assure you that the Pearly Penile Papules are not an STI as they are non-contagious, thus not sexually transmittable, they are not malignant, nor pre-malignant, have no disturbing symptoms aside from their appearance and have no relation to your personal hygiene.
In some cases, because the PPP are very small, they can go unnoticed, even by the sufferer, who can go well over half of life without being aware of their existence. There is however a greater incidence in uncircumcised men, and usually appear shortly after puberty, but this differs from individual to individual.
Your needn’t worry how you got your Pearly Penile Papules, what you do need to consider is how to have them removed, if you want to take this step. Know that at Renew Skin & Health Clinic, our doctor specialist has performed numerous PPP removal treatments, achieving successful results both in complete removal and in terms of final cosmetic results, the radiosurgery treatment being virtually scarless.
For more information about the Pearly Penile Papules or to schedule a specialized consultation, contact us at our Renew Skin & Health Clinic Head Office and our doctor specialist will provide you with all the necessary details.