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Hi. I was circumcised at 17. Before that my penis head was pink. After circumcision there are brown skin patches on my penis head. what can i do?

Hi. I was circumcised at 17. Before that my penis head was pink. After circumcision there are brown skin patches on my penis head. what can i do?

Photo might help: Brown patches skin on penis head after circumcision at 17 years old. Probably just a hyperpigmentation as you grow older. If that is the case you don't have much to worry about. On the other hand if you have any other urinary symtoms such as burning, red urine, irritation of the skin of penis, etc.. it may be worthwhile to check with your doctor. A photograph may help. Thank you and good luck !!! ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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How do I care for my baby's skin after circumcision?

How do I care for my baby's skin after circumcision?

Vaseline: Apply vaseline around circumcision with each diaper change until healed, including until plastibell ring (if used) falls off. Withhold diapers on a temporary basis if tip of penis around urinary opening looks red or inflammed, and place baby on a towel and place towels aound crib, until redness has cleared up. This is to avoid later meatal stenosis (narrowing of urinary opening). ...Read more

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What is the best way to care for my son's skin after circumcision?

What is the best way to care for my son's skin after circumcision?

Soap and water: Just keep it clean with baby soap and water between diaper changes. Don't run with baby wipes as that can be painful. ...Read more

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Son needs a second circumcision, is there any thing I should be worried about? Skin didn't get cut all the way off is circumsized but with extra skin.

Son needs a second circumcision, is there any thing I should be worried about? Skin didn't get cut all the way off is circumsized but with extra skin.

See a peds urologist: Revision circumcisions are one of the most frequent operation performed by pediatric urologists. Too much skin is a frequent problem and can easily be correct with a simple outpatient procedure. Risks are involved are those associated with a general anesthesia and surgical risks (bleeding, infection - very very unlikely). ...Read more

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I did not have any artificial circumcision . My age is 23. The skin streches back but not fully like it should form a mushroom structure at the top?

I did not have any artificial circumcision . My age is 23. The skin streches back but not fully like it should form a mushroom structure at the top?

It's your choice: About 10% of men have a significant problem because the foreskin will not retract, and many more have some restriction. It is your choice whether to be circumcised. It is easier to keep clean / avoid some infections, the risk of gangrene from a foreskin trapped backwards is eliminated, many women prefer it, and some men oppose circumcision of children on grounds of autonomy. ...Read more

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What do I do next after a circumcision? I had a circumcision done a few months ago after being diagnosed with bxo. I still don't have all of my feeling back and it still does not extend fully because i don't have enough skin left i think. Im using bacetra

What do I do next after a circumcision? I had a circumcision done a few months ago after being diagnosed with bxo. I still don't have all of my feeling back and it still does not extend fully because i don't have enough skin left i think. Im using bacetra

Penile sensation: should have fully returned by now & penis should extend fully. Worst case scenario is that too much shaft skin was removed plus ? penile nerves may have been damaged during surgery. Would consider seeing an independent urologist, in an other town, who in no way is connected with surgeon who performed the circumcision. This will insure an unbiased opinion. ...Read more

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I have skin problems after circumcision. What should I do?

I have skin problems after circumcision. What should I do?

Rash or too tight: Suggest you see a urologist it skin problem is pain with erection because too much skin was removed at circumcision. Best from a different practice, or in a different city so you can get an unbiased opinion. Dermatologist would be best if you are having an allergic skin reaction or an unexplained rash. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I still have skin on the tip of my penis after circumcision and my penis doesn't grow.

Why do I still have skin on the tip of my penis after circumcision and my penis doesn't grow.

Here are some ...: Go to see the surgeon who performed circumcision for you if available. What you described may be just some foreskin adhesion onto glans penis, which may occasionally happen but is harmless. Nonetheless, without a direct look, it's hard to offer an accurate answer. Best wish... ...Read more

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more


Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more