Sebaceous Prominance Removal

Sebaceous prominence occurs in males. Sebaceous Prominence symptoms start with formation of tiny white bumps on the base of penis. At the beginning stage there will be a few bumps only and subsequently it may increase and also may spread to the penis shaft also. A few bumps will be swollen and in red color. The lumps will be clearer when the penis is erected.

The reason for sebaceous prominence is over production of sebum by the sebaceous glands. The excess sebum will clog the pores of the skin and the solidified sebum will form the pimples. Sebum is an oil which keeps the skin moisturized.

Sebaceous Prominence is a painless and harmless condition of the skin. It has no connection with any other ailment. Sebaceous Prominence is not a sexually transmitted disease (STD). It is not contagious also. But, men who are affected by this disease will have the embarrassment that their disfigured genital organ will be viewed by their sex partner and she may withdraw suspecting that the person has a lethal STD. Hence sufferers of Sebaceous Prominence will be very much in need of a treatment method which will enable them to get rid of the bumps.

There is no specific treatment for Sebaceous Prominence in medicine. Still, the patient can consult a dermatologist.

CO2 Laser therapy is a surgical method for removal of Sebaceous Prominence. However, there is no guarantee that the cure will be permanent. Moreover, the treatment is painful and will cause formation of permanent scars. The expense for surgical treatment is very high.

Pricking the bumps with hand is risky since it may make a wound through which infection may occur. Moreover, new pimples may appear at the same point. Also it is impossible to prick them when the formation is in large numbers.

There are a few home remedies for treating Sebaceous Prominence.

Using a chemical peel, the size of pimples can be reduced.

Hot Compress is another method of home remedy. A piece of cloth is soaked in hot water and pressed over the bumps for 20 minutes daily thrice. The bumps may disappear by continuing this treatment for 15 – 20 days.

Intake of herbal preparations and application of herbal creams may cure sebaceous prominence partially.

The affected person should stick to a healthy diet without fats and processed sugar. He must drink 10 – 12 glasses of water daily.

Many people do not go for treatment to remove sebaceous prominence. The bumps may disappear by themselves over a period of time.