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A 41-year-old male asked:

My penis is chapped when i get an a erection the skin splits open on the skin what could be wrong?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Are you circumcised?: Tight foreskin or phimosis can certainly split open with erection & would indicate need for circumcision. Splits likely heal with some scarring & thus wouldn't respond to prescription strength steroid cream. Suggest you consult a urologist. Also if UR already circumcised. Or you could email a picture of your erect penis for our comment. Such pictures remain private & secure.

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Last updated Jul 29, 2014

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