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Circumcision Hyperpigmentation Penis
It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Can fungal condition happen to ccumcised man without being sexually active for years penis skin peeled on glans under leave scars thin raw skin sensit?
Of course: Fungi are all around and nobody knows why a patch will set up on any particular place. Your physician can let you know if this is a fungus. I see you've had a biopsy -- this will let you know whether this might be premalignancy instead. These fungal infections are easy to treat. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes it is: In all normal boys, their penises come covered by their foreskin. That is the way boys are made. They are naturally born that way. As boys grow bigger and older, and go through puberty, the foreskin becomes looser and is able to slide back over and off the glans (head of the penis), which is necessary for cleaning. One's doctor can help if a guy did not get his foreskin to loosen during puberty. ...Read more
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more
How to remove foreskin without circumcision n sex? I want to remove foreskin over glans and explore glans?
Remove or preserve?: Physically stretching a tight foreskin over the penile glans can only lead to skin splitting, then scarring and ending up with a worse problem. Steroid cream, such as Betamethasone , when applied twice daily for many weeks to the tight area may loosen things up. 50% will tighten up again after applications cease. Alternative is a minor dorsal slit through the tight area, this preserves foreskin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful glans penis & forskin. Red rash. Treated for balanitis with no change. Been tested for STD all clear. Forskin can be retracted. Circumcision?
Healing scars: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more
Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitoris ; banned in all civilized countries. Thus male circumcision is ok for religious, medical or even hygienic indications. Female circumcision is a crime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Trauma to these delicate tissues can lead to swelling. Lube it up! ...Read more
Is circumcision reversible? Can men undo a circumcision by having foreskin surgically restored?
Very difficult: Circumcision reversal in adults is a major surgical procedure. It can be performed by using remaining shaft skin as a foreskin and covering denuded area of shaft with a skin graft. There are very few urologists or plastic surgeons willing to undertake such an operation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You don't have one: Your question says you are circumcised, which means you don't (any longer) have a foreskin, it was removed. Not all males have a distinct color/texture change at the transition point, and you may be one of them. Next routine physical you could check with your dr if still curious. ...Read more
21yr don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. but there's excess foreskin.i don't want circumcission. any problem in sex life??
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