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What could be the underlying illness of cuts on my foreskin

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probably phimosis: Phimosis or tight foreskin can result in minor splits in the foreskin whin it is retracted, these may mimic "cuts". You may require circumcision, or s ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Balanitis?: It may be that your foreskin is just too tight; but it could also be balanitis, a skin condition affecting the head of the penis. This is not necessar ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Balanitis?: It sounds like you have balanitis, the medical term for inflammation of the head of the penis and the foreskin, especially if in addition to "cuts" th ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Foreskin too tight?: You can develop small splits in a tight foreskin from intercourse or masturbation. Might respond to prescription strength steroid cream. However you m ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Foreskin: Tears of the foreskin usually occur if the foreskin is tight over the head of the penis, tear from intercourse, infection. Diabetic patients can be p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Diabetic: I think self-treating diabetis with non-prescribed Insulin is asking for trouble. You need to see a physician. Cuts in your foreskin need to be treate ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a urologist: Or dermatologist. No harm using miconazole but this is useful to clear yeast or fungus, not cuts. Why do you have cuts???? Sounds like you will better ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
DM foreskin cuts: Would discuss with your endocrinologist, in light of your diabetic control and mention to your PCP, as you may need a referral to urology since is ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tight foreskin: If you have difficulty retracting your foreskin or if there's often an itchy rash there, you should consult a urologist for evaluation,diagnosis and t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes if no anesthetic: Circumcision on an adult is usually performed under general anesthia or occasionally under local anesthesia. Either way is painless fruring operation. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Circumcision: Repeated skin break down at foreskin is due to recurrent infect is an early phimosis, if does not heal with local medications will need circumcision.

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