What are pearly penile papules?
Pearly penile papules (PPP) are a skin condition of the male genital organs. Moles Pearly Papules are small, white or colored skin that forms primarily in the coronal sulcus or glans. Small spots usually appear in small parallel rows and are between one and three millimeters. Pearly penile papules are very common and suffers a 20% male population. His appearance means that often get confused with a sexually transmitted disease.
Pearly penile papules are harmless physiological phenomenon with no malignant potential, are not infectious and are in no way related to sexual activity or personal hygiene.
The penile papules usually appear in men between 20 and 40 years (although it is known to have also appeared in children between 12 and 14), and are typically asymptomatic. Remain throughout life, but research has shown to be less noticeable with advancing age.
Why remove pearly penile papules?
Despite not be harmful, it is logical that many patients are concerned about the appearance of this condition and wish to remove penile papules for purely aesthetic reasons. Patients often have worried that their sexual partners fear that it is a sexually transmitted infection.
Removing Treatment Pearly Penile Papules
After an initial consultation with Dr. Berkowitz to check the predisposition of the patient, in most cases treatment is effected immediately. Dr. Berkowitz local anesthesia and extraction processing effected. This treatment involves the emission of electrical impulses in the affected area, a safe and highly effective procedure that will not take more than thirty minutes. For more information about the query and extraction treatment,