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Do I need surgery with phimosis?

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 more

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Tight Foreskin (Definition)

Tight foreskin, also called phimosis, is a condition where it is difficult to retract the foreskin over the head of the penis. A person is born with foreskin that is tight, but it should gradually ...Read more


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How to treat phimosis very fast without surgery??

How to treat phimosis very fast without surgery??

Good hygiene : Plus good selected antibiotics may help. If they fail, you should get circumcision. ...Read more

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Are there any pinhole phimosis solutions that don't require surgery?

Are there any pinhole phimosis solutions that don't require surgery?

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

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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?

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?

Scar: sometimes scarring will occur after surgery nothing to do about it but as long as things are working, i wouldn't worry about it No one really looks at this part of your body on a regular basis ...Read more

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Hello doctor is phimosis safe? And explain about the surgery

Hello doctor is phimosis safe?  And explain about the surgery

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 more

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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 ?

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 ?

See below: Depending on your insurance this is probably a covered procedure. The actual operation takes about 45 minutes, and is treated post-operatively by minimal pain medications. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Likely scar tissue: After circumcision for phimosis most likely you developed scar tissue around corona ( upper part of the glans , see a surgeon will release this 'ring 'of scar tissue by revision then you will be fine. ...Read more

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How Can a Male deal with Tight Foreskin? without going for surgery.

How Can a Male deal with Tight Foreskin? without going for surgery.

Phimosis: Premarin (conjugated estrogens) (progesterone) cream can be used to help bring the foreskin back. It will depend on how tight the skin is. Please see your PCP or a urologist for more information based on your exam. ...Read more