A 31-year-old male asked:

I had a circumcision roughly 12 years ago and a circumcision revision a few years after that. i still have a few stitches poking out on the underside of my penis as well as a few small skin pockets on the front. what can i do to get rid of these?

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Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 53 years experience
Consult with your urologist
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
See a Urologist who will take care of both
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A 30-year-old member asked:
I was circumcised as a baby, but somehow a small piece of skin is still attached to my penis. Should I cut the skin off?
Dr. James Kuan
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No: Unless the skin is painful or tears with erections or stimulation, i would suggest doing nothing.
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Very painful if you try!
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Good day I have a problem. After sex with my wife I have blood bubbles around the ring at foreskin and head of penis. Can this be from friction and without lubricant? Should heal or? I am circumcised for 1 year?
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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It's difficult to understand what you mean by "blood bubbles". But this sounds like something that should be seen by a dermatologist or urologist.
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