How To Prepare For PPP Home Treatment

Last updated: 2023-06-11

Pearly Penile Papules (PPP) is a condition that affects 14% to 48% men, according to research. However, it is not a disease, sexually transmitted infection (STI), warts, or life-threatening. Given its harmless nature, PPP may cause concern, embarrassment, or discomfort for those affected.

While medical professionals can remove the lesions through clinical procedures, some individuals prefer home remedies. Fortunately, a safe and effective do-it-yourself (DIY) PPP kit offers simplicity and convenience.

This article aims to provide comprehensive information on PPP and guide individuals in preparing for home treatment.

man anxious about PPP removal

Understanding PPP

PPP manifests as small, dome-shaped bumps on the ridge of the penis’ head (glans) and is more common among uncircumcised individuals. These bumps are typically white, cream, brown, or pink in color and have a regular shape. It’s important to note that PPP is a benign anatomical variation without serious health risks. But because of its visibility, PPP may cause anxiety and self-consciousness.

In addition, PPP is not hereditary, doesn’t affect sexual function, and doesn’t indicate any underlying health issues. However, in rare cases, PPP may mask an underlying medical condition, such as a co-existing sexually transmitted disease (STD). So, it is advisable to seek medical attention if additional symptoms are present.

Home treatments for PPP

While doctors or surgeons can remove PPP through laser or cauterization in a clinical setting, these procedures involve consultation fees and significant costs. Alternatively, some individuals prefer home PPP removal methods.

It’s crucial to remember that home remedies such as applying toothpaste, castor oil, or cashew oil, is ineffective and may cause irritation or infections as it disturbs the natural bacterial flora of the glans.

That said, an ideal solution is using DIY PPP Removal Kit as it utilizes a handheld device that functions as an electrical ionizer, similar to those used by dermatologists during the electrodessication procedure. By safely vaporizing the papules, this non-invasive and non-surgical approach ensures minimal damage to surrounding tissues. The kit includes a numbing agent to ensure a painless treatment experience, and the procedure carries virtually no risks.

PPP Treatment preparations

Preparing for home treatment using the PPP kit is relatively straightforward. To do so, you may follow these essential steps:

  1. Educate yourself

    It’s important to research and understand the treatment method you plan to use. You may read user reviews and consult reliable sources to gather information about the PPP kit or alternative treatment options.

  2. Consult a healthcare professional if other symptoms are present

    While a medical consultation is not mandatory for successful home treatment of PPP, it’s advisable to seek professional guidance if you experience associated itching, pain, bleeding, or changes in size and shape. A healthcare professional can assess your condition and provide appropriate guidance.

  3. Follow the instructions

    Carefully read and adhere to the instructions on how to remove pearly papules provided by the manufacturer when using the PPP kit. Doing so may help maximize the kit's effectiveness, for instance, you could get rid of your PPP within only 1 session instead of doing multiple sessions.

  4. Create a clean and private environment

    To ensure optimal conditions for your home PPP treatment, it’s best to have a clean and private space. This could help minimize the risk of introducing any additional contaminants during the procedure. Consider using sterile materials, such as a disposable drape or clean towels, to maintain a hygienic setting.

    Also, choose a quiet and uninterrupted area to focus on the treatment without distractions. Creating a sterile and peaceful environment contributes to a successful and comfortable home PPP treatment experience.

  5. Practice proper hygiene

    Thoroughly wash your hands and the penis before starting the procedure. Use alcohol wipes to clean the penis and ensure a sterile environment.

  6. Apply numbing cream

    Use the provided numbing cream as directed by the kit instructions to ensure a painless treatment experience.

  7. Begin the procedure

    Once the numbing cream has taken effect, activate the ionizer machine and carefully follow the instructions. Focus the treatment on the center of the papules.

  8. Post-procedure care

    After the procedure, disinfect the treated area by gently swabbing it with the alcohol pad. Apply a small amount of antiseptic cream to the treated areas. Additionally, disinfect the ionizer for future use.

    It’s unlikely to experience discomfort since the area is numb during this procedure. However, ensure you’re not allergic to anesthesia, as local numbing is used, with the active ingredient being most likely “Lidocaine”. Oral antibiotics are unnecessary after treatment, as alcohol pads and healing cream are applied to the treated area. The recovery time typically ranges from 10 days, give or take.


Pearly Penile Papules (PPP) is a harmless condition that may be effectively treated at home or in a clinical setting. For those seeking a non-invasive, painless, and convenient home treatment option, the DIY PPP kit is an excellent choice.

However, it’s ideal to consult a healthcare professional if additional symptoms like swelling, itching, pain, bleeding, or changes in size and shape occur. By following proper preparation steps and the instructions provided, individuals can successfully reduce the appearance of pearly penile papules in the comfort of their own homes.

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Author: Patrick K.

I earned a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnique Montreal in 2015. One of my notable achievements during my studies was receiving acclaim for the 'Simplicity of the proposed solution' in a university project. I've always been a 'Do-It-Yourself' type of person, and solving my own pearly penile papules issue was no different. After months of dedicated experimentation with various home remedies for PPP, I developed a safe and effective solution that tackles the problem. The solution has been bundled into the "PPP KIT" and I am happy to share this life changing remedy since 2020!

Reviewed by: Fabiola Garcia

I studied Nursing at the CDI College in Montreal before furthering my education at École Esthétique Avancée, recognized as Quebec's premier private institution for medical aesthetics. I actively contributed to enhancing the safety protocols of the pearly penile papule (PPP) removal procedure by collaborating on the refinement of the 'Aftercare' section within the PPP Kit's step-by-step guide.