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Foreskin (Overview)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is removed during a circumcision.


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When soft my foreskin goes back n forth no bother. When erect it doesn't retract as easily and tends to stick behind the head until I go soft again???

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When soft my foreskin goes back n forth no bother. When erect it doesn't retract as easily and tends to stick behind the head until I go soft again???

That is normal...: What described about your foreskin could be just normal & unique for you. A direct look at by experienced eyes like urologists', will surely answer your question. Nevertheless, without a look at, it may represent a long yet marginally tight opening of the foreskin. In life reality, it would be best to leave it alone with no bother as long as being comfortable despite the look as described. ...Read more

Foreskin (Overview)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is removed during a circumcision.


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What is foreskin?

Prepuce: This is a fold of tissue that covers the glans penis and is removed should a male be circumcised. ...Read more

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Do I need my foreskin?

Do I need my foreskin?

Depends on "need": Is a foreskin necessary? Many have survived without one. If it causes problems, you might even be better off without one. ...Read more

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Can my foreskin shrink?

Can my foreskin shrink?

Narrowi is phimosis: The foreskin opening can narrow down especially if traumatized. Can also occur in in children and again in old age if penile blood supply is reduced. Foeskin can also appear to shrink in lengh at puberty when the foreskin can retract spontaneously. ...Read more

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What is wrong with foreskin?

Depends: There is nothing "wrong" with a foreskin. All males are born with one. If you're circumcised yours has been removed. Either way, the penis can function normally. ...Read more

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How to "stretch" my foreskin?

How to "stretch" my foreskin?

Use steroid cream: Try to retract foreskin, then apply prescription strength steroid cream (ie 0.1% Betamethasone or Kenalog) to tight area morning & night until loose. Always pull foreskin back over glans to avoid paraphimosis. Will not work if foreskin opening is scarred, in which case surgery will be required. ...Read more

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How can I stretch my foreskin?

Self-exploration: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www. Restoringforeskin. Org / support q&a-type blog: www. Foreskin-restoration. Net / general education link: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more

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When should my foreskin detach?

Foreskin does what?: Detach? Come off? I do not believe this can happen. Do you mean that the foreskin cannot be pulled back over the glans or head of the penis?

If you cannot retract the foreskin over the glans then I would recommend that you see your family physician. ...Read more

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Foreskin is intact is it hygenic?

Foreskin is intact is it hygenic?

Circumcision: Has been shown to decrease the risk of infections in both the man and his sexual partner (s). However, circumcision is rarely indicated in an adult male due to the associated risks. Practicing good hygiene is very important and can make a difference. Keep the foreskin and glans clean by washing thoroughly with antibiotic soap and water. ...Read more

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My foreskin is cont open a time?

My foreskin is cont open a time?

See you doctor: See your doctor, leave it be because if you force the foreskin back it may not go forward over the glans/tip/head again. That would be very bad and painful on your way to the er! ...Read more

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Why can't I pull my foreskin back?

Phimosis: Inability to retract foreskin is known as "phimosis". it is usually caused by some form of chronic inflammation, often fungal infections of the skin. If attempting to retract foreskin causes pain cracking and bleeding of the skin, you may need to have an adult circumcision ...Read more

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Problem on foreskin. What to do!???

See your doctor: It depends on what kind of problem. If it is a rash or wound you might be told to apply a topical medication. If the foreskin is too tight it might be what is called phimosis, in which case you'd see a urologist who might do a surgery. In any case, see your doctor to help decide what needs done. ...Read more

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How does foreskin restoration work?

Here are some. ..: Is this Q from the same gentleman? As I could remember, it was answered long time ago. If you really dislike the penile look after circumcision, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before doing more procedures onto the penis. Redoing circumcision is relatively common due to "insufficient" foreskin removal; rare for... ...Read more

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What can you do about dry foreskin?

Here are some...: Is your foreskin dryness primary or secondary? If primary, just give gentle cleansing with drying + trying topical skin-soothing cream lightly and see, but always with caution while using something new. If secondary like that maybe related to long foreskin with inflammation, seek urologist so to decide if circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more

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I cannot pull my foreskin back much?

I cannot pull my foreskin back much?

Phimosis: Do not force it. You need to see a doctor to have the foreskin removed. Let me reiterate do not force it back. ...Read more

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How to stretch foreskin to be longer?

Popular topic (?): There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www. Restoringforeskin. Org / support q&a-type blog: www. Foreskin-restoration. Net / general education link: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What could I do to loosen my foreskin?

Explore options: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www. Restoringforeskin. Org / support q&a-type blog: www. Foreskin-restoration. Net / general education link: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What causes foreskin to get all puffy?

Friction, allergy: Infection, venous thrombosis. Short answer would be most common, i.E from sex, masturbation or possible allergy to soap or powder. Worth consulting your doctor if not friction or allergy which you can recognize. ...Read more

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I can't retract my foreskin, what to do?

Consult urologist: Need ti retract foreskin for penile hygeine. Treatment is either prescription strength steroid cream applied twice daily to tight area of foreskin twice dauily for 4 - 12 weeks or surgery. Circumcision will kake care of problem once ; for all, or else penoplasty by dividing narrow constricting area ; closing by z-plasty or closing vertical incision horizontally. Good luck. ...Read more