Ingrown hair/pimple on lower penis shaft

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So noticed this pimple on my lower shaft yesterday. I woke up this morning and it's still there. My last sexual contact was oral and it was more than a month ago. It doesn't really match the pictures of genital herpes or anything else. To me it looks like an ingrown hair, it wouldn't surprise me as I have hair follicles on my shaft. I've found a couple of post of people with the same thing but there's no real answer provided and they've all said it as gone away on it's on.

Here are some pics. image


It looks kinda red because I took them after a hot shower, but it is and always as been the same color as my skin.

Any input would be appreciated 😃.

I do have an anti-biotic cream I will be applying to it.

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    As you say, it's likely to be a 'pimple' (aka folliculitis). Just apply some antiseptic cream and allow it to pop/settle on its own.

    This is not an STD.


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    looks like a normal pimple in my opinion! let it pop and drain on its own or you may risk scarring/reemergence (source: acne sufferer since puberty lol). they're more common on genitals than you might think, because the skin in that area gets pretty sweaty and is often rubbing against constricting clothing.

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    keep me updated !!!

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      It just popped on it's own after working out 😃 After looking some more on the internet I think it was caused by masturbation. All good now

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