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Does Not Cleaning Under Your Foreskin Cause Penile Cancer
ON THE CONTRARY: Peancernile cancer is related to a combination of being uncircumcised and poor personal hygene. Uncircumcised men with poor personal hygene, especially if they have phimosis (tight foreskin) are at significant risk to develop penile cancer. Cleaning under the foreskin regularly virtually removes any risk of penile cancer. Penile cancer is virtually unknown in scandinavia where hygene is excellent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I have hpv and haven't had it removed for almost ten years i have a yellow ring around my forskin when I pull it back could this be penile cancer?
NO: Why not see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment? It is likely to be much easier than you imagine. ...Read more
Can HPV itself cause penile cancer? I generally keep my penile area clean(no smegma) and also tale immune boosters. Whats my penile cancer risk?
I have 3 lesions on scrotum believed to be warts.next visit to uro in 2 weeks. Am i guaranteed penile cancer. Uncircumsized but no phimosis and clean?
No: There are no such guarantees in life. Our world is many shades of gray, not black or white. Hopefully, a person will never get penile cancer... but that means he has to die of something else, because all lives are finite on this Earth. Conversely, if a guy doesn't die of something else, he will die from penis cancer (note that this saying can apply to every disease known to man). ...Read more
I have genital warts on my scrotum. And also uncircumcised. I generally keep my penis clean inside and outside.No smegma.chances of penile cancer?low?
See below : Overall, penile cancer is a very rare cancer. And though it has been associated with certain high-risk strains of HPV and occurs almost exclusively in uncircumcised males....safe sex with regular condom usage and good, proper, regular penile hygiene are the most important and effective preventative measures against developing penile cancer. ...Read more
No, not related: Penile cancer is not very common, but a bad thing to have because the treatment might include cutting off part of the penis. A person should see a doctor whenever there is any unusual change on his penis. Yeast infections on either the penis or in a vagina are mild problems that are treated with anti-fungals. A yeast infection does not cause penile cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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