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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
No: This is not hereditary (genetic). This is an acquired condition from inflammation of the foreskin that causes scarring of the foreskin.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Urologist: See your urologist and see if any procedure is indicated.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Gentle retraction: Phimosis is tightness around the foreskin making it difficult to retract over the penis. Gentle retraction over the penis may help but if the foreskin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Circumcision is the choice of care for a tight long foreskin in a 34-yr man and can be done under local anesthesia in aseptic setting after being coun ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Circumcision or ?: Circumcision takes care of the problem once and for all.Some men want to retain the foreskin and want to have a prepucioplasty, this involves a vertic ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Phimosis causes: Foreskin is normally tight or phimotic at birth, it then loosens over first few years of life. Sometimes it remains tight just because if fails to loo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
See a urologist: You have phimosis. Best advice is to consult a urologist. Treatment for phimosis (Narrow foreskin opening) is either applications of prescription stre ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Circumcision : Is the definitive treatment. Tight foreskin, called phimosis, is normal and physiologic in babies and young boys. Steroid cream, prescribed by a dr., ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Vinocur
47 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Be evaluated: If you cannot easily retract your foeskin at this age, you should be seen by a urologist. It should not be painful or difficult to retract. This lim ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Cautious stretching: Talk w/your doctor or urologist about cautious stretching and creams -- otherwise the doctor can do surgery, but at your age it might be painful.

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