Pearly Penile Papules is a very common skin condition that affects about 35% of the male population. It is rather prevalent in uncircumcised men who are in their 20s or 30s and they do tend to fade away with age. The Pearly Penile Papules are asymptomatic and harmless and they cannot be transmitted via sexual intercourse.
You can recognize the Pearly Penile Papules easily, but still you would need to have a consultation in order to rule out any other genital condition. Usually, the PPP appear as small, dome-shaped and skin-colored papules of about 1-2 mm in size and they are usually located on the glans penis, most of the times circumferentially arranged in one or several rows. Although the Pearly Penile Papules are harmless and pose no threat to your health or your partner’s, you might be concerned about the aesthetic aspect of your genitalia. This is why Renew Skin & Health Clinic puts at your service the most professional and experienced staff and the most efficient treatments that will get you rid of your unaesthetic PPP.
One method of removing Pearly Penile Papules is through excision surgery. This is the most basic treatment and it ensures the removal of each papule with a scalpel or lancet under local anesthesia. After an anesthetic cream is applied to the area, the papules are simply cut off with a surgical blade and the duration of the procedure is somewhere around 30 minutes. However, you might need to undergo several sessions depending on the severity of the Pearly Penile Papules.
The main advantage of the excision surgery procedure is the fact that it is the cheapest solution against Pearly Penile Papules that you can benefit from. However, like any procedure, it also has its disadvantages. Since a surgical blade is involved in the process of PPP removal, scarring will occur and the recovery time might be longer than after undergoing other procedures. Another drawback could be the fact that sometimes, the papules may recur which means that you would need to undergo another surgical PPP removing session. Nevertheless, the chances of recurrence are not that high, so most likely you will get rid of your Pearly Penile Papules for good.
In what concerns the patient’s sex life, he can resume having intercourse 15 days or more after the procedure, following the medical advice of our specialists. The surgical excision procedure for Pearly Penile Papules removal is usually chosen in the treatment because it is the cheapest option or because the patient is not eligible for an alternative procedure.
Contact Renew Skin & Health Clinic and book an appointment now so that you can benefit from a professional consultation. Our dermatologists will analyze your medical history and make use of our clinic’s laboratory in order to give you an accurate diagnosis. In case you to suffer from Pearly Penile Papules, they can provide you with a surgical removal procedure and get rid of your condition.