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Can my foreskin shrink?

Can my foreskin shrink?

Narrowi is phimosis: The foreskin opening can narrow down especially if traumatized. Can also occur in in children and again in old age if penile blood supply is reduced. Foeskin can also appear to shrink in lengh at puberty when the foreskin can retract spontaneously. ...Read more

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Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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Why has my foreskin shrunk it always splits in a few places whilst having sex?

Why has my foreskin shrunk it always splits in a few places whilst having sex?

?BXO: You mayv developedbalanitis xerotica obliterans. This is a sort of degenerative condition of the foreskin which results in scarring or fifrosis of the opening of the foreskin. The only remedy for this is circumcision. Other causes are a foreskin that has never loosened up and now just splits during sex. Suggest you see a urologist. ...Read more

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I have phimosis and tear my foreskin by accident is it normal for the foreskin to shrink again? How soon can I resume stretching?

I have phimosis and tear my foreskin by accident is it normal for the foreskin to shrink again? How soon can I resume stretching?

Normal: Torn area will contract ; scar causing shrinkage. You probably require prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) so that foreskin can loosen. Am not a believer in stretching foreskin by itself to correct phimosis. Other alternative is either a preputioplasty, if you wish to keep foreskin, or circumcision. ...Read more

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What is foreskin?

Prepuce: This is a fold of tissue that covers the glans penis and is removed should a male be circumcised. ...Read more

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Do i need my foreskin?

Do i need my foreskin?

Depends on "need": Is a foreskin necessary? Many have survived without one. If it causes problems, you might even be better off without one. ...Read more

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What is wrong with foreskin?

Depends: There is nothing "wrong" with a foreskin. All males are born with one. If you're circumcised yours has been removed. Either way, the penis can function normally. ...Read more

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How to "stretch" my foreskin?

How to "stretch" my foreskin?

Use steroid cream: Try to retract foreskin, then apply prescription strength steroid cream (ie 0.1% Betamethasone or Kenalog) to tight area morning & night until loose. Always pull foreskin back over glans to avoid paraphimosis. Will not work if foreskin opening is scarred, in which case surgery will be required. ...Read more

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How can I stretch my foreskin?

Self-exploration: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www.Restoringforeskin.Org / support q&a-type blog: www.Foreskin-restoration.Net / general education link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more