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A 18-year-old male asked:

Foreskin on penis is tight on penis. i can pul it back to reveille the penis head but when erect it's too tight. and my penis is small around 3/4cm

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 57 years experience
You may need surgery: You may need a circumcision. You need to ask your physician to see a urologist.
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A 41-year-old male asked about a member:
Son is 5 soon and has never washed head of his penis. Is he supposed to roll back his foreskin or should he leave it alone? Does foreskin not tighten?
Dr. Mel Goldberg
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Dr. Emily Altman
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A 5 year old may need some assistance and a demonstration of how to wash and dry the genital area well. Also to make sure that all the soap is rinsed out because it can lead to irritation. If the child has difficulty retracting the foreskin, a visit to the pediatrician or pediatric urologist is needed.
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A male asked:
I have tight frenulum and my penis head is getting bent down When I pull foresking back. What schools be the treatment ?
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Clip: your primary provider could release the tight frenulum or refer you to a urologist if it is severe.
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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?
Dr. Cynthia Archer
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A 48-year-old member asked:
What do you suggest if my foreskin is too tight to get over the penis head when erected. so the right thing to do is getting it removed right?
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 55 years experience
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 20-year-old male asked:
Penis head & foreskin has dried up and become sort of crusty, the foreskin itself feels loose and not as tight to the head as usual, there is no pain?
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Possible infection: must be seen and examined in order to prescribe medication. Please make an appointment with your PC for an exam.
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Last updated Sep 5, 2015

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