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People mistake PPP or Pearly Penile Papules as an STD. There are also many myths out there that mislead and can cause serious misinformation. Here, we set these five myths straight.

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1. Pearly Penile Papules is an STD

Pearly Penile Papules is not a sexually transmitted and is not caused by sexual activity. They are not contagious and cannot be spread by touching, or sexual intercourse. Pearly Penile Papules occur on children and those who have not engaged in sexual activities. Penile Pearly Papules removal in San Diego is available by a discrete and professional doctor.

2. Pearly Penile Papules is treatable via home remedies

Pearly Penile Papules is not curable by home remedy, freezing, or burning. Home treatment of Pearly Penile Papules can cause penile damage, be extremely painful, and may result in the need for surgical intervention of the penis. Penile Pearly Papules treatment for San Diego men is performed by a cosmetic surgeon.

3. Pearly Penile Papules is harmless

Pearly Penile Papules or PPP is not medically significant, but it does impact other areas of your life. It can cause men to feel ashamed, and it can cause sexual partners to fear sexual intercourse. Many people do not believe that PPP is not sexually transmitted. Hence, it can affect your sex life. So in a sense, Pearly Penile Papules is not completely harmless. It carries an emotional and psychological burden that can be difficult to overcome.

4. Popping Pearly Penile Papules is the only way to cure them

This is not true. These lesions are not pimples. They are not an infection of a cell like a pimple. Trying to pop Pearly Penile Papules is painful, and it leads to an open wound on your penis. If you thought that PPP was embarrassing before, try explaining an open wound to your sexual partner. Popping PPP will likely put you out of the sexual relations for a while.

5. They cure themselves over time

This is also not true. Once you have them, they are yours unless you undergo a prescribed treatment that cures them. This requires a doctor who understands PPP. If you mess with Pearly Penile Papules, they can grow larger. If you try to pop them, they can leave nasty looking scars. The best thing to do is visit a doctor who can help you be rid of PPP.

If you are ready to live your life free of Pearly Penile Papules, then P. Alexander Ataii, M.D. can help.  He is discrete, professional and knowledgeable about PPP.

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