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A 21-year-old male asked:

The foreskin on my penis is too tight. and the head is very sensitive to touch. can i get help?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Yes.: Sometimes due to chronic inflammation the foreskin can either become adherent to the glans (tip) and this leads to painful erections. Sometimes the foreskin closes down and the opening is too narrow, causing it to inflate like a balloon during urination. This is a problem that can and should be fixed surgically by a urologist. Other problems can be associated with this. This is called "phimosis".

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Last updated May 31, 2020

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