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Pearly Penile Papules are not a sexually transmitted disease

Pearly Penile Papules are not a sexually transmitted disease

1 in 5 men will be affected by pearly penile papules (PPP) during their lifetime. Whilst this condition can be stressful and embarrassing, one saving grace is that this is not a sexually transmitted disease and, whilst being unsightly, will not cause you any further health implications.

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Are Pearly Penile Papules a contagious disease?

Are Pearly Penile Papules a contagious disease?

If you’ve developed Pearly Penile Papules, among your first thoughts may be – is it contagious, and is there a risk I can pass it on to my partner? The good news is there’s no need for alarm or worry, as these blister-type bumps surrounding the head of your penis are not contagious at all.

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Debunking the myths! Five things people say about PPP that simply aren’t true

Debunking the myths! Five things people say about PPP that simply aren’t true

You might remember, from your schooldays, those ridiculous stories that boys used to pass around about the use, or abuse, of their “equipment”. Sadly, the same can happen with adults where a bad idea gradually becomes accepted wisdom. We have certainly found this to be true when talking to men about the subject of pearly penile papules. Here are five of the most common misconceptions:

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