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A 21-year-old male asked:

My foreskin is tight and i'm scared to pull it down as it hurts and i'm not comfortable with showing a doctor.. plz suggest me something!?

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Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 27 years experience
Please see a doctor: As simple/embarrassing as this may be, see an md. Getting a quick fix through this site is not proper medicine. Sounds like you may have a paraphimosis from a tight phimotic ring behind the head of the penis & this can lead to pain & swelling. Left untreated, it can disrupt blood flow to the tip of the penis. In extreme (& rare) cases, this may lead to:damage to the penis tip, gangrene, numbness.

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