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Circumcision Skin Head
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
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
Penis skin peeled on glans years ago leaving painfully sensitive skin and paleness where this happened also fissured under glans leaving skinfragile?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would help for your see a doctor for a detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more
Circumcised &virgin but penis glans skin is very bumpy & Rough skin for many years. Some glans area is smooth not bumps but 80% is bumpy and rough. ?
Hard to give A....: To deduce best possible Dx, one needs more specific info on the onset, degree, duration, progress, evolution, response to care, etc. + direct look at + testing as needed (though rarely needed); that is essential for adequate medical care. How to unveil the Dx for your concern? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
What causes skin to crack and peel no itching no STD on penis glans and under leaving severe sensitivity and thin shiny scarred skin under glans?
Purple skin abrasion(I think) below the head of my penis. Foreskin seems to be looser. Uncircumcised. From a drunken lonely night.
If forskin was: tight or stuck to head of penis and pulled away when drunk it can cause pain. Please see your doc for an exam to make sure all is ok. After that, consider speaking w/a mental health professional to assess your drinking and lonliness, which may be the root of the situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Balanitis: The most important thing is to be sure no urine incubates under the foreskin. Keep the skin back when you pass urine, blot or wash when you are through. Wash daily under the skin, preferably in the shower. Castellani solution (phenol) is excellent for this. OTC miconazole may help. Circumcision is a cure and is easy to do.The older you are, the more you tend to leak a little urine which stays unde ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Question is unclear: Do you mean that foreskin has retracted behind the glans (head of penis) & can not be returned. This would be paraphimosis & an emergency. If so, go to nearest hospital emergency room. If foreskin is tight & not retractable (phimosis) then see a urologist. Urgency will depend upon presence of pain, discomfort. ...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
Very sensitive penis on the corona glans section of uncircumcised penis. Skin will not pull 100% all the way back when fully erected. Too sensitive?
See urologist: See urologist to have this corrected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Here are some ...: Your most reasonable bid to effectively care for what you described is go to see a urologist who will review the story about what you have experienced and decide if trying topical Rx with antifungal - steroid cream + heighten topical hygiene would help control what you got or if circumcision be the way to go for long-term care. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Sore penis head and fore skin. Inflamed red. Skin on head of penis and gore skin torn, painful and bleeding a little when pulled back.
Very oily skin no matter how much washed. Painful itchy skin. Rash on back face neck scalp. Skin hurts. New soap. Reaction maybe?
What in the world causes the penis skin to crack on and under glans I'm circumcised no STD to leave scarring thin fragile painfully sensitive skin?
See a doctor: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. In addition, this needs to be directly examined in order to even entertain possibilities. ...Read more
Is there any such thing as a partial circumcision? I'm not happy with the head exposed 24/7. I believe I only need a set amount removed. Possible?
My foreskin can only be pulled back behind the head and that's when I am not erect. How can I fix without circumcision as an option. Bethamathasone?
See answer : Phimosis refers to the inability to adequately retract the distal foreskin over the glans penis. One to five percent of males will have nonretractible foreskins by age 16 years. 0.1 -0.05% Betamethasone dipropionate applied to the preputial orifice twice a day for up to 4-6 weeks accompanied by gentle, manual retraction/stretching of the foreskin. Circumcision reserved for persistent phimosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might be getting a circumcision soon, the idea of it freaks me out, sensation, looks, exposure. Idk if i could handle the head just being out in pants?
Discuss with your Dr: Dr's job includes giving necessary emotional support. See an other dr if yours does not provide this. Quite normal for any man to feel he is freaking out at prospect of a circumcision. However, don't have it done if only for cosmetic reasons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 17&my foreskin is long&hangs over the head I cant retract my foreskin as its tight. I don't want circumcision. how I can fix this short term?
Circumcision: 1. Circumcision is the best option for management now and for future retention of recurrent problems. 2. Dorsal slit partial phalloplasty can be done to release the tight band of distal foreskin. Still surgery but not a circumcision. 3. Tissue expanding technique can stretch the tight foreskin, but it is painful and can get complicated by skin infection. ...Read more
I have had this ball of skin in between where my head and shaft meet, for as long as i can remember, is this just foreskin from my circumcision?
My 6 wk old son's circumcision healed wrong and only the tip of head is visible now. What are the risks if i leave it as is? I don't want more surgery
Just recently had a circumcision, week one to be exact, what is the ring around the head of my penis? Will it go away? Also when can I exercise again
Let me explain: If a plastic ring (plastibell) is left on the penis after the circumcision instead of a bandage, leave this ring in place until it slips off on its own, usually within 5 to 10 days. It usually takes about 7 to 10 days for the penis to fully heal after circumcision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My foreskin doesnot retract automatically when erect.If i push only head of penis is visible will i be able to penetrate without circumcision?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of circumcision did I have if I have lose skin behind head of flaccid penis? I wasn't circumcised until 4 months old.
small lump on the line of circumcision on my penis. had a white head, tried to pop. Little white stuff came out. Lump and white head still present. ?
I have major swelling on underside of penis( it looks like my head of my penis is sitting on an inflated tube) post circumcision, and its been 2 weeks?
Just wait and see...: What you observed and reported could be normally expected in your scenario as long as slowly but surely getting less puffy day by day. Remember the pace of healing and resolution of surgical wound widely varies among people reflecting the magnitude of surgery and personal unique healing ability. So, just watch, wait, & see for now as suggested. More concerned? Seek timely evaluation/ counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My b.F has got his foreskin attached to his penis head. Can condom help to go for intercourse. Is circumcision only the option? Its painful
No/maybe: A condom is unlikely to help, since the traction/stretch caused by the erect penis triggers pain. He should visit with a urologist who can evaluate the specific attachment. A circumcision would be a possible solution but there may be a more limited procedure that would sole the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 2 year old had semi re-circumcision done scar tissue? I have a 2 year old had semi re-circumcision done (at doctors office 2 spots cut had reattached) at about 2 months old. On the head of the penis there is one spot on the top and one spot on th
Since : Since the procedure was done 2 years ago, the areas you describe are unlikely to change significantly. If they are at the area where the adhesion was released or cut, they represent healing of the cut skin. It may be a keloid or hypertrophic scarring. If it is a concern or cosmetically unappealing you may want him evaluated by a pediatric urologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
During erection my cavernosa dorsal view where it joins head I have more nice sensitive feeling compared to head, I'm circumcised, is that normal ?
Yes, ...: What you observed & reported is normal as long as being of no change over time. In general, the region of penile base, that is, corona glandis, is more sensitive than the remaining part of penile head, called glans penis. So, enjoy what you get and how you may feel. More on Sex Life? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. More? Welcome to contact me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circumcised 8 days ago bleeding a lot on day 1+2 slowed down till today and has bled a lot around the head and frenulum. how can i slow the bleeding?
Often after several days of healing, a small piece of healing tissue will pull free and you can experience temporary bleeding. Apply firm pressure to the area that is bleeding with with paper towel, towel, or wash cloth. Hold the pressure for 5-10 minutes until the bleeding slows down. Then apply a non-stick gauze or wrap to keep the spotting from staining any clothing.
I got circumcised 8 weeks ago due to frenulum breve, but my frenulum is still attached to my head and I have noticed that whenever I have an erection, my frenulum is pulling my head slightly down. Will this stretch overtime?
Yes: It should stretch overtimeGet a more detailed answer ›