What are PPPs (Pearly Penile Papules)?
Pearly Penile Papules are small, benign bumps, of white, yellow or flesh colour that grow on and around the corona of the penis. The sizes of PPP can vary between individuals, from 1-2 mm to 1-4 mm long, without knowing exactly the causes that leads to this skin condition. These papules are asymptomatic, not contagious, they do not cause irritation or pain and they do not relate to one’s personal hygiene and sexual life. It is known to be more prevalent among uncircumcised man.
30% of men suffer from PPP, affecting them intimately, causing them psychological distress, harming them on the long term by losing their self-confidence and sexual appetite. It is highly recommended to consult a specialist if you notice any bumps or irritation in your genital area.
What’s involved in PPP treatment?
At Renew Skin & Health Clinic, you can receive efficient treatment from our dermatologists who perform radiosurgery, a highly effective procedure that does not involve incisions, stitches and hospitalization. Radiosurgery is basically a procedure that uses radio waves in order to destroy the selected areas of tissue, without affecting the other areas. This method used for Pearly Penile Papules removal is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that uses low-temperature, high –frequency waves in the radio bandwidth, consisting of destroying the cells from within, cauterizing the affected area, preventing bleeding, infections, and scarring.
The Pearly Penile Papules removal procedure lasts approximately 30-45 minutes, it is painless due to the local anesthesia, even if there are some patients who do not require any sort of pain relief. The recovery lasts between 8 to 10 days, without feeling uncomfortable or feeling any pain, a period during which intercourse should be avoided.
Even if Pearly Penile Papules are considered harmless, without causing any damage to your health, most men decide to have them removed for aesthetic reasons. At Renew Skin & Health Clinic, our doctor specialist will thoroughly examine you, checking your medical history and giving you the best PPP removal treatment suitable for your condition.
If you have decided to go for Pearly Penile Papules removal, the best treatment that you can get in order to restore your sex life and regain your self-esteem is radiosurgery, this non-invasive, painless, fast procedure that requires no downtime, performed by our dermatologists at Renew Skin & Health Clinic, who will give you positive results so you can enjoy life again.