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is it possible for to have phimosis after circumcision

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
21 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: It is certainly possible but depends ona few things. Was this a newborn circumcision or a circumcision performed as an adult? Did they leave a lot of ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Provided surgeon left too much inner prepucial skin at time of cicumcision.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 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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Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
18 years experience Urology
Steroid cream: I prescribe triamcinilone 0.1% steroid cream. Apply it to the distal foreskin 2-4 times a day for 6 weeks. This in combination with gentle daily retra ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Steroids/dorsal slit: Two treatment options: 1) steroid cream apply twice daily to narrowest part of foreskin whilst retracting gently. Try for 3 months. 50 -70% effective ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
21 years experience Urology
None: If steroid creams and foreskin stretching does not resolve the problem, circumcision is the only alternative.
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Dr. David Vandersteen
31 years experience Pediatric Urology
Betamethasone: Betamethasone cream has be used very effectively for treatment of phimosis in children and adults. It is safe, easy to apply and cost effective. In ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Probably: The best solution, but discuss it with your urologist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Circumcision is best: Glans skin will become less sensitive as time goes by after circumcision. You might like to try steriod cream such as Betamethasone or kenalog (triamc ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: Foreskin ( opening external meatus ) could be stretched most od the time see your doctor to help you able to retract foreskin with local anesthesia ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can help: A primary care doctor or a urologist can help loosen and stretch the foreskin (and teach a patient how to work on it at home). Corticosteroid creams a ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faisal Ahmed
Specializes in Urology
Good idea: You may want to consider a steroid cream application first before jumping straight to circumcision.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Adult circumcision: A scar is always a part of the circumcision process. A baby circumcision has 12 years to heal before puberty causes growth, which stretches and soften ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Surgery is required: Discuss with urologist. Dr. May be able to remove foreskin scar & widen prepucial opening enough for you to retain most of remaining foreskin if you d ... Read More

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