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I have been with the same boy for 18mos. When we first started talking he had small white bumps under the head of his penus. I asked him about it and he said that he has had them since he was a boy. We had sex and I went for a std check and papsmear and everything was fine. Is it possible that he did have genital warts and I might have symptoms in the future?


Almost all men have small white bumps directly under the ridge at the head of the penis. They are part of the structure and have nothing to do with skin conditions or STD''s.



Anything is possible. This sounds like he has a completely normal condition that is not STD related in any way.

Dont worry about it if you dont have an abnormal pap.



i''m sick of seeing all the misinformed people spill these ridiculous things they heard from their "doctor". first of all, doctors can be wrong.... alot of the time. if you want a proper diagnosis on something, go to a specialist. an "infectious disease specialist" in this case. don't worry, they are still doctors too. now, the condition we are talking about here is called "Tyson's Glands" or hirsutoid papillomas or pearly penile papules. it is completely normal and not contagious in any way.



My ex-boyfriend had a small bump on his penis when we first started dating. I found it odd, but he said that it was just an ingrown hair folicle. Well now here i am a year later after we broke up and i have been diagnosed with HPV, with no symptoms present. I had an std screening because i had found out he was cheating on me. I am pretty sure it was from him because he is the only guy i ever had unprotected sex with. And he was the last guy i had any sexual contact with.




Those are probably pearly penile papules. It is completely harmless and can''t be passed on.

The conditions you'll see in the pictures are completely normal. One guy in three has it.


The girls that said they have been diagnosed with an STD probably have got something else. This is causing great anxiety and emotional problems to many guys even if this is completely unnecessairy so I would advise those youngladies to be careful about this and consider somebody else's feelings first.



That was what my boyfriend told me, and here I am eight months later with HPV.



I''f he has genital warts and you had sex w/ him you are dfinately at risk in the future of contracting the virus. Noting there are many diffrent types of the HP virus which can lead a women with the virus to be suseptible to many medical conditions. One being dysplaysia and another cervical cancer which would most likely lead to long term problems and a Hysterrectomy. Have you're doctor keep an eye on your problem and ask questions always even if they seem dumb.
There are prcedures which the doctor can perform to screen for the virus and possible cancer. In the future always use protection, although with the wart virus its not always sufficient. Also there is no cure for this. Always be sure of who you are with and if something doesn't seem right always ask questions but don't take comfort in the answers given because whenever there is a question involving STD's or plans for having sex with someone you are immediately at risk and safety should be your main concern. Be sure be safe and if you aren't sure don't make a hasty decision. Men carrying this virus are at a much lower risk of the long term effects that a women faces.



this is not a question but its important!!! if your a guy and have a bump you need a biopsy!! its when they cut the bump and sent it to get results!! wemon can get a papsmear to know....and for wemon who dont have the virus they can now take 3 vacines to prevent exposure to the more severe forms of the virus but for men the onlything we have is biopsys cut it and test it!!!



I can''t believe you slept with him after seeing that.



Have him go to a dr, like at planned parenthood, where they see A LOT of STDS. One of my lovers had something similiar, and I freaked out and refused to sleep with him until he went to a dr and we BOTH talked to her. She told us she thought it was similiar to a keloid cyst from where he was circumcised. We also went to two specicialist, a urologist type and a dermatologist who both agreed and said that this was normal. Three dr''s later, he got lucky. We got married. I am HPV free. Have some faith, but do some research. Take a look at pictures of genital warts so you familiarize yourself with what to look for.
Good luck.




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