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I keep getting dry, cracks on the foreskin what could cause this? It gets very uncomfortable.

I keep getting dry, cracks on the foreskin what could cause this? It gets very uncomfortable.

Get checked out.: With any cracking or fissuring we worry about things like fungal infections. Sometimes people with sensitive skin or mild eczema can get dry, cracking skin on the foreskin too. I'd see your family doctor - they'll most likely try a topical antifungal cream or other emollient. If you're sexually active, it'd also be a good time to get a std screening test. Cheers! ...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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Foreskin is dry and cracked;there's a white circle caused by the dryess.painful when pull the skin back.used otc cortizone10 but only relieved tempora?

Foreskin is dry and cracked;there's a white circle caused by the dryess.painful when pull the skin back.used otc cortizone10 but only relieved tempora?

Are you circumcised?: are you circumcised ? this could be a hidden infection under the fore skin. if you are not, it might better to do so if you are then you need to be checked by a doctor to rule out STD ...Read more

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Foreskin can be retracted over the glans of erect penis (7.5"), however it's uncomfortable & sex is more pleasurable when I do not. Should i? Why/not?

Foreskin can be retracted over the glans of erect penis (7.5"), however it's uncomfortable & sex is more pleasurable when I do not. Should i? Why/not?

Your choice: If someone has told you that you should retract your foreskin over your glans for sex, i'd ask "why?" i'm not aware of any reason to think this is something you'd want to do. I've asked for consults from the urology team. ...Read more

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Cracked and sore foreskin. How do I treat these symptoms?

Cracked and sore foreskin. How do I treat these symptoms?

If uncomfortable: Your foreskin is probably too tight when retracted to the extent that it cracks. A tight foreskin is called phimosis and in adults is best managed surgically. A phimotic foreskin can certainly tear if retracted with force. Prescription strength steroid cream can be tried if you want to avoid surgery. ...Read more

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Red spots on the penis and cracks on the foreskin. What's the best and worst case scenario and solution? Help me please

See a doctor: This could be almost anything, and without being able to see and examine this, it is impossible to diagnose. Go see someone. ...Read more