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Lump on penis

Hello, I am a 18 year old male who at the current time has no real sexual activity apart from masturbation, I noticed this lump a few months ago and in turn thought nothing of it, just thinking it was a vein. From the image, I cannot tell if it it's either Sclerosing Lymphangitis  or something else. Within the red circle of the picture it is like a lump but not hard, I can easily push down upon it and nothing will happen. It seems to stick out and it is 'bulging' so to speak. When I'm not erect I can barely feel it but when I am erect I can feel it as a hard lump. So, is it a vein or something else?

Also! I cannot really move it, or I can't feel it being moved. It is underneath the actual skin and when I try to move it seems that it moves very lightly or doesn't move at all.
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Also, I've noticed that when I try to rub the area, it feels as if a vein is underneath. So, is this the Superficial dorsal vein being swollen or something else? It kinda runs in a straight line and follows the route of the dorsal vein so what could this be?

When I rub the area above where the lump is, I feel nothing. But where the lump is I can feel the vein underneath.

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Hello,
You can feel the vein in the erect penis. However t is important to rule out Mondor’s disease. Mondor’s disease is superficial thrombophlebitis of the penis. This is an inflammatory reaction to a clot within the vein. This subsequently causes blockages and dilation of the vein. It is typically painless, but can be painful. In studies, patients were noted to have thrombophlebitis after a prolonged sexual act with or without intercourse. It was described as cord-like thickening of the superficial penile veins.

Diagnosis can be confirmed by ultrasound.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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