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Do I Need Surgery With Phimosis
Circumcision is best: & most reliable way to take care of problem phimosis. Prepucioplasty or dorsal slit is also surgical, however the foreskin can be preserved. Twice daily application of steroid cream to the tight are of skin works in some cases, but works best in children & has an up to 50% recurrence rate. Hence most urologists recommend circumcision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phimosis: Not likely. Phimosis that is now of "pinhole" diameter usually requires some type of procedure (dorsal slit or circumcision) by a urologist. Usually forcing the forskin back with such extreme narrowing is either too painful for you or will causes ripping of the skin and bleeding. ...Read more
Hello, I had surgery phimosis four years ago. in the area of the glans I was flushed. I have no pain, but is a bit ugly?
Circumcision: Phimosis occurs from inflammation of the foreskin. This can scar it, making it difficult and painful to have erections. Sometimes the skin cracks and bleeds. Circumcision can fix this problem. Under anesthesia, the extra skin is removed, leaving the head exposed at all times. The stitches are just behind the head, all the way around. They usually fall out in 2 weeks. Most men have mild pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an adult circumcision be covered by insurance if the doctor diagnosis you as having phimosis? How long is the surgery? What meds are prescribed ?
I am19 years old and was circumcised 3 days ago due to phimosis. After my surgery, I noticed the edge or ring around the head of my penis has very tiny white bumps all around it and it's very sensitive to the touch... so much so where if it touches the fa
Pearlypenile papules: The tiny white bumps are called pearly penile papules, and are benign, and common in the corona of the glans of the uncircumcised. Marked tenderness of the glans is very common after circumcision. Call your surgeon for his/her preferred care. Usually a gauze with vaseline is protective enough, but if swollen, I'd recommend a checkup. ...Read more
Whenever I have sex I still get a swollen painful ring under the head of my penis, 14 yrs after phimosis surgery. Could any meds help me there?
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