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A 50-year-old male asked:

A part of my foreskin got attached to the bottom of the glans after circumcision. my doctor says to pull the foreskin hard to separate it but it doesnt work. what are other solutions to the adhesion?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
The adhesion to the glans can be removed with a local anesthetic added to facilitate the detachment of same.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
This is called adhesion. It is best to see a Urologist and have it treated. It can be done under local anesthesia. Pleas do not pull hard to seperate it. it will cause bleeding.
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Last updated Apr 29, 2022

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