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What to do when your foreskin will not go back over the head

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Topical medications: This is a very common problem called phimosis. Typically treated with topical creams such as steroids. If these fail, then surgery for a circumcision ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Can be: Can predispose to infections, foul odors, (rare cancers), stds, and the like. Phimosis is usually attributed to fungal infection of end of foreskin. C ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Not a problem: That is not a problem. If the foreskin will retract and is not too tight it should be fine.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
See urologist to ...: Your surest bet is see urologist to confirm what your complaints are and decide how to manage it. Clinically, you may need a circumcision as the most ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: If you can provide more information such as the onset, degree, duration, its timing related with voidng, etc. over time with its detailed sequence of ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Circumcision: Will cure this.If you are opposed to circ.you can have a minor procedure called a dorsal slit which just slits the foreskin and of course puts stitche ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Finasteride: That's male pattern baldness, which often responds yo finesteride (propecia). See your doctor.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Could be gastric, esophageal, duodenal peptic disease, less likely to be related to the heart or lungs but it won't hurt to go get checked out.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rondalph Taylor
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Xray/splint/cast: pain medication will usually be given by mouth, unless it's a serious fracture. xrays will be performed and either a splint or cast will be placed. a ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
? NSAID's: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can be quite helpful for dysmenorrhea.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be restless legs: This may be restless legs. Your physician can clarify whether this is the diagnosis. Seeing a neurologist could help.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
See Urologist: If you are 20 as it says, puberty should be long past. As to foreskin issue, may be fungal infection which needs treatment. The pain issue could be r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Phimosis: Your foreskin is too tight to slip back over head of penis. Hopefully skin isn't getting swollen. This would be paraphimosis which is a urologic emerg ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Many types of "bumps" occur on the penis. If what you are noticing are multiple, small, slightly raised, similar in appearance, white to flesh-colored ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck spasms: In a young person, you need to consider if you also have neck spasms. These muscles attach to the back of the head and can lead to head pain along the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
If the impact: is inevitable simply knowing that will allow you to brace yourself for the impact. turning sideways is not recommended because safety devices in cars ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Soon: Redness should resolve within minutes of putting in the lens. If it persists longer than that, there may be issues with the fit of the lens or solutio ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Were you assaulted?: You might want to have this medically evaluated to rule out any fractures or other serious injuries.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sameh Abuerreish
26 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Epistaxis: Sit up straight Do not lie down or tilt head backwards pinch the nose just below the bone against the face apply pressure for 5 minutes. Repeat for 5 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: What you described for your foreskin is not uncommon, especially in diabetic men with recurrent inflammation in their tight and long foreskin. The def ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Treatment: Pain is your body's way of telling you there's something wrong. Pain can come and go, but ignoring problem may lead to serious consequences. Pills m ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Stretch: Almost all back injuries seem to get better quickly with return to activity, such as stretching. If the pain seems to travel down your leg or causes ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Peterson
9 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on Age: The foreskin of an uncircumcised baby typically cannot be fully retracted to its maximal point until after 6 months of age. Bathing and frequent diap ... Read More

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