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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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Does circumcision help prevent penis odor ?

Does circumcision help prevent  penis odor ?

Yes: Circumcision can help prevent some of the odor by preventing the buildup of smegma but good hygiene habits are just as important. Circumcision at birth does reduce the risk of penile cancer to almost zero. ...Read more

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My boyfriend's penis has an unpleasant scent even after he's showered. He doesn't have an std. He is not circumcised. How can he fix this? Thanks

My boyfriend's penis has an unpleasant scent even after he's showered. He doesn't have an std. He is not circumcised. How can he fix this? Thanks

Smegma: The underside of the foreskin sheds skin that must be washed away to avoid smegma (product of dead skin cells, oils, urine and sweat). This most likely is causing the odor. Your bf must retract his foreskin every time he urinates and when he washes for thorough hygiene. ...Read more

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Would circumsicion make my penis cleaner and stop the odor?

Would circumsicion make my penis cleaner and stop the odor?

Yes, but only for...: Circumcision will surely help eliminating a long-tight foreskin-related infection and inflammation, but the odor from personal apocrine glands and from the air-exposed urine will still remain and requires maintaining personal hygiene with regular cleansing and drying. ...Read more

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Circumcision, does this change penis size afterwards?

Circumcision, does this change penis size afterwards?

No: It's just careful removal of the foreskin; they don't lower you into a cuisinart. If you're considering it, talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of a bent penis? Bad circumcision?

Peyronies/NO!: A "bad circumcision" should not have any effect on the curvature of the penis. You may have a more significant problem with a condition called peyronies disease. This is a thickening of a deeper layer of tissue in the penis. See a urologist and get checked out. Perhaps you can have the "bend" fixed and the "bad circumcision" revised at the same time. ...Read more

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What happens to have a hypersensitive penis after circumcision?

What happens to have a hypersensitive penis after circumcision?

Gets less with time: Glans penis, already a very sensitive area can become hypersensitive after a circumcision. This tends to lessen with time. May take a year or so till it is back to it's original level of sensitivity. Best to be patient. ...Read more

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When getting a circumcision, will i lose sensitivity in my penis?

Family practice : You will not lose sensitivity. You should not notice a change. There would be a lot less circumcision if there was. ...Read more

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