What causes raised bumps on the head of the penile head?
Raised bumps on the head of the penile head are caused by two types of cells: keratinocytes and fibroblasts. Keratinocytes are a type of white blood cell which produces keratin, which is a protein found in hair, nails and feathers. These cells produce lignin (a natural plant fiber) which gives wood its strength and elasticity. Lignin is also found in plants such as oak trees.
Fibroblasts are another type of white blood cell which produces collagen, a naturally occurring protein found in connective tissue. Collagen is used to make cartilage and bone.
Fibroblasts are also responsible for producing sweat glands, hair follicles and sebaceous glands. The combination of these two types of cells makes up the human body’s immune system and helps keep us healthy.
When a person gets a cut or scrape on their skin, they may experience pain because the skin is being irritated. When these cells come into contact with each other, they cause irritation and inflammation.
This irritation then leads to the production of histamine, which causes the cells to release chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are chemical messengers that regulate normal physiological processes within our bodies.
In the case of penile bumps, these cells trigger the release of prostaglandins, which then dilate small blood vessels, increasing the size of the veins in the head of the penile head. Since there are no muscles in this area, there is nothing to stop the flow of more blood into this area and as a result, the veins grow in size.
As a result, you may begin to experience a mild discomfort on the head of your penile head.
How are raised bumps on the head of the penile head treated?
If you have been diagnosed with having these bumps on your penile head and they are giving you mild discomfort, it is best to treat them immediately before they become too irritating. The good news is that these cells are very slow-growing and do not usually cause any permanent damage to the skin. It is important to keep the area clean and dry to reduce the likelihood of infection. You can easily do this by keeping the area as clean as you would any other open wound and by taking showers rather than baths. If you do find that the skin has become cracked or dry, you can apply an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream or an antibiotic ointment to reduce any swelling and redness.
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