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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Steroid cream: I've seen some pediatric urologists recommend a steroid ointment to break adhesions. I am not sure how effective this is, though.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Phimosis: Not likely. Phimosis that is now of "pinhole" diameter usually requires some type of procedure (dorsal slit or circumcision) by a urologist. Usually ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Steroid cream - circ: Phimosis will not improve without treatment at your age. You might like to try presciption strength steroid cream eg Betamethasone or Kenalog, (triamc ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Local infection: Due to phimosis you developed local infection to glans ( Belanitis ) if you are unable to retract the skin to keep it clean have to see a p ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Needs to be fixed: Application of prescription strength steroid cream like 0.1% Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) applied to the tight phimotic area, whilst you g ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Treat it: You sound old enough to go seek and receive treatment on your own. This is not something to be embarrassed about. It's not like you have to tell the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
See below: Paraphimosis is when a tight scarred foreskin (phimosis) has been pulled back or retracted over the head of the penis (glans) and is so tight that it ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Yes, but...: Yes, you have phimosis and it is a severe one, which would be very unlikely to retract manually even with the aid of topical steroid cream. Eventuall ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Serious: You need to see a urologist to obtain a circumcision. Don't delay as this problem will not get better without surgery.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Inflammation.: In adults, inflammation of the foreskin can cause a scarring reaction that restricts its normal elasticity. Inflammation can be caused by infections o ... Read More
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