Treatment for Glands of Tyson

The glands of Tyson are a type of structures of the penis that are present in all men, in the region in back of the glans. These glands are responsible for producing a lubricating liquid that facilitates penetration during intimate contact and are, often, invisible.

However, there are cases in which these glands are more visible, looking like small polka dots or pimples white around the head of the penis and being called scientifically of papules peroladas.

Treatment options


In most cases, the glands of Tyson does not need any type of treatment because they are benign and do not cause health problems. However, in some men, may cause a large change of the image of the penis, which ends up making it harder for their relationships. In these cases, the urologist may recommend:

  • Cauterization: this technique consists of using an electric current to burn away the glands and remove them from the glans. Typically, this procedure is done with local anesthesia;
  • Minor surgery: the doctor applies local anesthesia and then uses a scalpel to remove the glands. This technique can be done in the office by a urologist experienced;

Although it was easier to apply a medicine or ointment to eliminate the glands of Tyson, still do not exist. In addition, the removal of the papules peroladas can cause dryness of the penis, which becomes irritated and broken skin more easily. In this way, the treatment is almost always avoided and not recommended by the urologist.


Is there a treatment at home?

There are still several options for home treatment with acids and remedies for warts and calluses, however, are not safe for the health since it may cause severe irritation of the penis, and should be avoided.

In any case it is always advised to consult a urologist before you try to do any type of home treatment.

The papules peroladas are contagious?

The papules peroladas, caused by the presence of the glands of Tyson, they are not contagious and, therefore, also are not considered a sexually transmitted disease.

Many times, these lesions may be confused with genital warts caused by the HPV virus, and the only way to confirm the diagnosis is to consult a urologist.

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