The Boys' Growing Up in the Lord

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I have these strange small bumps on the bell end and the frenulum of my penis and I am kind of scared because I think that I might have genital warts, but I haven't had sex or oral sex and I am 14 almost 15. Do you have my answers?


You need to keep in mind that I can't see what you see. I only have your description, which lacks detail to narrow down what you see.

Since you haven't been involved in sexual acts, then we can rule out almost all the causes of bumps which come from diseases transmitted sexually.

Warts are caused by a virus and can appear anywhere on the skin. When they appear on the genitals, then they are called genital warts. While genital warts are spread through sexual acts, it is possible to get them through other means. However, warts tend to be isolated or in small clusters. You seem to be describing more than a few.

To narrow down what you might be seeing, can you tell me:

  1. Are you uncircumcised?
  2. Are the bumps on your glans, frenulum, and your foreskin or just your glans and frenulum?
  3. Are the bumps on the inside or outside of the foreskin (when flaccid)?
  4. What color are the bumps? Red, white, yellow?
  5. How big are the bumps?
  6. Is there any pattern to the bumps, such as in a row, so something like that?
  7. How big of an area do the bumps cover?
  8. How long have you had them?
  9. Are there any changes (bumps coming or going?)
  10. Is there any itching?
  11. Are there center dots in the red areas (like acne)?
  12. Do they look like they are oozing?
  13. Are they dome shaped or do they have a rough textured surface (looking something like colliflower).

I am uncirumsized. They just seem to be in small clusters on the foreskin and the scrotum. They seem to be dome shaped they look whitish yellow; I can't tell for sure. They do cover my whole scrotum and on the base of my penis the bumps are smaller. I think that some of the ones on my foreskin might be going away. They are not oozing. There is no pattern and I might have had them for a couple of months. The dots on my scrotum are only where there is hair growing.

You are describing Fordyce spots. They are a normal part of the body, just more noticeable when you are growing. See the following, which include some pictures of Fordyce spots so you can compare: