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Gamble 22
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Hi there, I have a problem. I have a large red thing on my penis. Its a bump-type pimplish thing. I don't know much of any other way to describe it. I have had pimples on my penis in the past and when i get them i usually don't think much of them, however, this new "red thing" seems larger. It may just be a larger pimple, but I don't know.

I haven't had sex in 6 months and are just getting this today. However, i do masturbate alot and have been doing so particularly often lately.

The red spot was small and looked like a pimple, but then i did the stupid thing of squeezing it. Nothing really happened when i squeezed it (No puss came out) so I left it alone. Now its bigger.

I keep reffering to it as a pimple but my point is that I don't think its a pimple. I almost want to take a picture of it.

I would go somewhere but I am still rather young, under the rule of my parents, and i can't think of a way I could visit a doctor without them knowing. (I am 19)

if anyone could help me out, it would be very relieving.

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celery
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It could be a pimple, or it could be an ingrown hair, it could be anything, but we aren't doctors here so we can't really help you out. Definitely refrain from squeezing it any more than you have because there is a possibility of an infection if you do.

Your best bet would be to get to the doctor if you worried about it. You definitely should be honest with your parents, sure it can be embarassing, but these kind of things happen to almost everyone, or you could call and make an appointment yourself, not necessarily telling your parents why because you deserve your own privacy and they don't HAVE to know why your going. You're 19 and you should be taking responsibility for your own health.

If that's really impossible, find a free clinic somewhere and get checked out there so that you won't have to tell your parents if it's really that big of an issue.

Hope I helped


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