URL of this page: Causes A common cause of male genital sores are infections that are spread through sexual contact, such as: Genital herpes small, painful blisters filled with clear or straw-colored fluid Genital warts flesh-colored spots that are raised or flat, and may look like the top of a cauliflower Chancroid a small bump in the genitals, which becomes an ulcer within a day of its appearance Syphilis small, painless open sore or ulcer [called a chancre] on the genitals Granuloma inguinale small, beefy-red bumps appear on the genitals or around the anus Lymphogranuloma venereum small painless sore on the male genitals Other types of male genital sores may be caused by rashes such as psoriasis, molluscum contagiosum, allergic reactions, and non-sexually transmitted infections. For some of these problems, a sore may also be found other places on the body, such as in the mouth and throat. Try to treat yourself before seeing a health care provider. Self-care may hide the symptoms and make it harder to find the cause of the problem.
Genital sores - male: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Worried about a spot, lump or growth on your penis? Here are some possible causes. If you're worried, see your GP or visit a local sexual health clinic. Pearly penile papules These are small flesh-coloured lumps normally found on the head of the penis. These lumps are normal.