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Are There Different Levels Of Phimosis
Here are some. ..: Phimosis is a medical term to denote the persistent presence of long tight foreskin after childhood, which may usually pose no adverse effects to the glans penis, but at times inflammation / infection - called balanoposthitis, may occur and become a nuisance to personal life - so requiring circumcision. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Phimosis is physiologic (normal) in babies, by 3-4 years of age the majority (90%) resolve spontanously due to intermittent erections, by 18 years of age only 1% or less have pessitent non retractile foreskin
the most common cause of pathologic phimosis is repeated infections (balanitis). ...Read more
No cure but. ..:
The care for all long, tight, retractable or non-retractable, foreskin includes: palliatively, try proper cleansing and drying with good ventilation with or without using antifungal agent with/without steroid; definitively, circumcision is the answer to long-term care.
So, professionals never cure but modify it with drugs or surgery and mental adoption and adaptation. ...Read more
Inflammation.: In adults, inflammation of the foreskin can cause a scarring reaction that restricts its normal elasticity. Inflammation can be caused by infections of the skin, chronic irritation from poor hygiene, and injury to the foreskin or small tears. Skin problem such as lichen sclerosis can also affect the skin. If it restricts erections or impedes the urine stream, circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more
See below: Phimosis in general means that the foreskin cannot retract to expose the head of the penis. It may or may not be symptomatic. If symptoms are present, it is usually pain with retraction or manipulation of the prepuce, sometimes with bleeding or cracking/fissuring of the penile skin. ...Read more
Foreskin is tight: Symptoms can be an inability to retract foreskin or foreskin /penis is painful because retraction is difficult because foreskin opening is too small. Tight phimotic foreskin can get stuck once pulled over glans & can not be returned. This called paraphimosis & is a medical emergency which must be corrected ASAP. Other symptoms can be pain or bleeding with sex. ...Read more
Depends: High risk of uncomfortable or painful sex. Moderate risk of paraphimosis (tight phimotic penile ring gets trapped behind the glans, return circulation of lymph & blood is cut off & trapped foreskin swells & can become gangrenous), high risk of trapped smegma due to inability to clean glans penis. Moderate risk of balanitis. In creased risk of stds and & penile cancer. ...Read more
Arguments abounds...: Debates on circ or not circumcision will continue and last forever with its ups and downs to reflect personal and social financial and cultural values over time and location. More money and insurance push more circumcision. More religious in some, more inclined to circumcise; but time changes and practice evolves. As to homeopathy phimosis/circumcision, options are numerous, and just try and see. ...Read more
Yes, you may try it: Yes, you may try it for 1-2 months as instructed, but preferably under professional supervision. Contrasted with circumcision, such care for phimosis is more or less a temporary measure for most patients in the long run. So, you may try it and see with mental flexibility to handle the life event as such. Best wish. .. ...Read more
Here are some...: I supposed to discern type 1 phimosis as a mild degree, which I have never used in my 46-yr study and practice in urology. Instead, I assessed how the long, at times tight, foreskin has bothered the patients so to deduce the most suitable care for individual patients ranging from enhancing topical hygiene with proper cleansing, treating infection as needed, and eventually circumcision. So, ask dr. ...Read more
No: Phimosis, or inability to retract the foreskin back from the head of the penis, or glans, can occur in any uncircumcised male. Not everyone gets circumcised in america! ...Read more
Here are some. ..: If not being troubled with it, you may leave it alone as long as being free of infection.inflammation. But, it has given you much nuisance in daily care and life, see urologist for possible circumcision as the surest long-term measure of care. Best wish. .. Besides, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession should be the foundation of healthcare and key to longevity ...Read more
I am 28 years old and suffering from pin hole phimosis for last 6 years...i don't want to treat it for 2 years more? Is there any problem? No pain
See urologist...: You probably have so-called urethritis xerotica obliterans, which slowly contract the originally normal soft flexible opening to become pin-hole like rigid one, and is related with lichen sclerosis et atrophicus & oftentimes long tight foreskin. So, see urologist to deduce its right cause and treatment. Of course, having a direct look is essential to verify right diagnosis for right care. Best... ...Read more
I have been told I have phimosis. Can you describe exactly what is and what is not phimosis and what is minor and major? I'm unsure if I need circumsi
Tight foreskin: Phimosis is where foreskin can not easily be retracted, Severe phimosis ranges from tiny pinpoint opening in foreskin to inability to retract foreskin so that adequate penile hygiene is impossible. Worth trying course go Prescreen strength steroid cream, applied twice daily to tight are whilst you try to retract. Always return foreskin over glans. Will require circumcision if cream doesn't work. ...Read more
Can be an emergency: Phimosis refers to narrowing of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted over the glans penis (head). Paraphimosis is the state in which a narrowed prepuce, foreskin, is forcibly retracted over the glans and now cannot be un-retracted. If the prepuce opening is too small, it may block the blood supply to the glans, necessitating emergent surgical correction. Phimosis - needs circumcision. ...Read more
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