What are White Spots on the Penis Caused From?
There are several issues that could be causing white spots to appear on the penis. Some of these issues are not easily treated while the most common culprit can be readily treated. To be absolutely sure what the cause is I highly urge anyone with white spots on the penis to schedule a consult with a medical professional just to be absolutely sure of the cause.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
If you have white spots on your penis you are probably assuming you have caught an STD. This may be true but not always. Some of the common STD’s that can cause white spots to appear on the penis include genital herpes and genital warts.
Genital warts and herpes can cause white spots to form on the penis, however they are generally red in color and with herpes they can cause quite a bit of pain or discomfort. Unfortunately you can have either one of these diseases and not even know it as symptoms can lay dormant for years never showing any outward signs. That is why it is so important to get tested often and always practice safe sex. [Read more…]