Features Of DIY PPP Kits

Last updated: 2023-12-18

Pearly Penile Papules (PPP) can cause men to feel anxious due to the appearance of dome-shaped bumps or lesions around their genital area. The bumps appear spontaneously but may fade as one gets older. Although they don’t grow in size and are not contagious, the misconception about PPP being cancerous and a form of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) tend to worry those affected and, in some cases, their partners too.

While they’re generally harmless and not a symptom of a serious health condition, many men opt to have these lesions treated for cosmetic reasons and ease psychological distress. And one of the ways you can treat or remove these bumps is by using PPP kits.

In this article, we’ll briefly explore PPP and how you can get rid of them through DIY removal kits.

urologist doctor giving consultation for ppp

Understanding Pearly Penile Papules (PPP) and DIY Removal Kits

What Are PPP?

PPP are benign oval or fingerlike growths that appear in rows, circling the corona of the penis. The size of the beads generally ranges from fine to 1 mm to 4 mm and can be white, cream, pink, or flesh-colored. These bumps are made of fibrous tissue and resemble pimples without the pus-filled center. Generally, PPPs don’t hurt and aren’t infectious. There are also no health risks associated with having them. And as mentioned earlier, they are harmless. It means that medical treatment or intervention is often unnecessary. But for a proper diagnosis, see your healthcare provider.

DIY Or Surgical Treatment For PPP?

Studies suggest that PPP occurs in around 14% to 48% of men. But due to some feeling conscious about its appearance or the misconception of it being a condition to worry about, many men seek ways to get rid of these bumps. To manage the appearance of these bumps effectively and get peace of mind, consulting your healthcare provider to explore various treatments is always best. There are clinical options like laser surgery, cauterization, and cryosurgery. Although, these can be expensive and may take many sessions if there are too many bumps to remove. In contrast, some men may be tempted to experiment with home remedies due to the cost of such procedures and to avoid the embarrassment of seeing their doctor. For instance, some use warts removal cream, toothpaste, or castor oil to eliminate the problematic papules. Some prick them expecting the papules to burst like pimples. However, note that such remedies may not be effective and that doing them may do more harm than good. For example, it can cause abrasions that can get infected and lead to infections or scarring. Fortunately, there’s a cheaper alternative to clinical solutions and a safer option than home remedies- DIY PPP removal kits. PPP kits are the perfect choice for those seeking an inexpensive treatment from home that works.

How DIY PPP Removal Kit Works

DIY PPP removal kits use the same principle used in laser surgery by healthcare providers. A kit typically includes a pen-like gadget that acts like a burner, anesthetic cream, alcohol pads, antibiotics ointment, and complete instructions with videos on how to use the device safely. Once the pen is charged, heat courses through the needle-like tip. The heat then destroys the fibrous core - similar to the vaporizing process in laser surgery or cauterization when done at the dermatologist or surgeon’s clinic. To ensure safe and proper usage of the DIY PPP removal kit, follow the step-by-step instructions indicated by the manufacturer.

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Features To Look For When Choosing A DIY PPP Removal Kit

Not all DIY PPP removal kits in the market offer the same features and benefits. To ensure you get a quality product, here are key features to look for:

  • Temperature setting: You’d want an operating temperature suited to get rid of the papules with minimal skin abrasion. A good kit should stay at a fine-tuned temperature and effectively burn and eliminate papules.
  • Safety measures: Look for a pen whose ionizer is not active or heated until it is pressed. Moreover, ensure instant cooling down of the tip. These features can help avoid accidental injury to unaffected areas.
  • Convenience: A compact kit and lightweight ionizer can help boost the convenience of the procedure. In addition, you can also look for one that can be charged with USB-C.
While you can always read the product details, one of the best ways to determine the quality and ease of use of a DIY PPP kit is to read customer reviews and feedback. Doing so gives you an in-depth overview and understanding of how convenient and effective the kit is in eliminating pearly penile papules.


PPPs are generally harmless and do not pose health risks. However, if you want to have them removed and restore your confidence, a DIY PPP kit can be a good alternative to costly clinical solutions and natural home remedies. They’re also cost-effective and straightforward to use, which means you can deal with them from the comfort of your home. As you look for a PPP kit, assess features like safety, temperature setting, and convenience to ensure you get a quality product to use.

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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.