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Doctor insights on: Foreskin Attached Glans

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Please explain why is my foreskin attached to my glans?

Please explain why is my foreskin attached to my glans?

Adhesions or? Bridge: Foreskin can remain attached to glans by adhesions if was never retractable. Penile skin bridging is a complication of circumcision where circumcisin scar is attached to glans abraison & this "skin bridge" becomes epithelialized. In which case remaining foreskin & glans skin have grown together. Worth seeing a urologist to take care of this. ...Read more

Glans (Definition)

One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more


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Why is my foreskin attached to my glans? How do I fix this?

Why is my foreskin attached to my glans? How do I fix this?

Skin bridge: A bridge between the skin of your penile shaft and your glans penis needs to be addressed by a urologist. It generally is a quick outpatient procedure ...Read more

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I'm worried because my foreskin is attached to my pennis glans, what do you suggest?

Adhesions or bridge: Penile adhesions are quite common, especially when foreskin is tight (phimosis) which prevents retraction in the uncircumcised or incompletely circumcised penis. Skin bridging is a complication of early childhood circumcision where scar between original inner ; outer foreskin is fused to head of penis. Suggest you consult a urologist because foreskin should not remain stuck to glans. ...Read more

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Should I get a circumcision if my foreskin is attached to the penis glans?

Should I get a circumcision if my foreskin is attached to the penis glans?

Probably: If you have adhesions between your glans and your foreskin / phimosis, you'll have a hygiene problem that most women will find hugely objectionable, increases your risk of infection, and even of cancer. Ask your physician or urologist. ...Read more

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Why is my glans stuck to my foreskin as I pull it down?

Why is my glans stuck to my foreskin as I pull it down?

See your doctor: See your doctor to find out if anything needs to be done to relieve your problem. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok for my foreskin to cover the entire glans?

Ok...: It's absolutely okay to have foreskin cover the entire glans penis as long as being comfortable and not inflamed or infected. ...Read more

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What to do about foreskin restoration, dekeratinization of the glans?

Here are some. ..: Known to most if not all, life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, & continuation from inception to eternity. So, there has been no known way to restore the cut. Removed foreskin or to dekeratinize the skin, at least, in my study and practice in urology over the past 4-5 decades. However, if in doubt, ask Urologist for in-depth counseling so to define what you may need & what can be ...Read more

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It's OK to pull the foreskin back and show the glans for a long time?

Foreskin: Please see your urologist to make sure all is well in that area. Having said that, the glans will be very sensitive because they are used to being covered. It is good that your foreskin is retractable. ...Read more

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Hi there is it normal for a adult foreskin to completley cover over the glans?

If your foreskin: Adheres to the head of your penis you need to have it loosened by a doc. They are in a variety of lengths. Please see your doc so someone can take a look and let y you know for certain. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Cannot get a erection when I pull my foreskin behind the glans and it hurts when I start to have a boner?

Cannot get a erection when I pull my foreskin behind the glans and it hurts when I start to have a boner?

Depends on details: If a guy can get an erection with the foreskin covering the glans, he can get an erection with the foreskin pulled back behind the glans. If he is new to having erections with the skin pulled back, then parts of the foreskin and the frenulum (the piece at the bottom of the glans) may still be tight and may hurt during an erection (but shouldn't hurt anymore after 10-20 erections of good duration). ...Read more

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During oral sex, my girlfriend pulled my foreskin roughly. After a day the foreskin is still not fully covering glans. Causing discomfort?

It may Need Time: One day is probably not enough time to heal but seek treatment if there is any tearing or open wound right away. Otherwise, as long as it improves daily, waiting is OK but try to refrain from stimulation until discomfort is gone. If it gets worse or is not better in a week, seek treatment. You might also want to talk to your gf about not being quite so rough as well! ...Read more

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What could be the reason for complete loss of lubrication underneath my foreskin? I wash my glans regularly and don't have any other issues.

What could be the reason for complete loss of lubrication underneath my foreskin? I wash my glans regularly and don't have any other issues.

Lubrication: You must see your doctor about this!
If the doctor can take care of this himself that's fine.
If not, your doctor will refer you to the nearest specialist.
All should go well! ...Read more

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I'm 16yr guy, uncircumcised; when I pull my foreskin back as much as I can, the foreskin on the right is connected to the base of the glans. Problem?

Normal: Your foreskin must be connected to the based of the glans else it will not be able to protect the rest of your penis from irritation. ...Read more

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What age should the foreskin of a child's penis go back over the glans?

What age should the foreskin of a child's penis go back over the glans?

Variable: Should be retractile by age 10 years. Definite abnormal if foreskin doesn't retract at puberty. Majority of boys have rettractictile foreskin between age 3 - 5 years. However foreskin should never be forceably retracted, this trauma can result in foreskin splitting. Such splits can result in scarring & phimosis, where foreskin is too tight, can not be retracted, & circumcision becomes necessary. ...Read more

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Hi there can u tell me if bepanthen ointment soothe burning feeling under foreskin & glans?

Do not know: There is no data on use of bepanhen on uncircumcised penis in scientific research studies. But, any ointment good enough for babies can't harm adult skin.
Typically, I do recommend antibiotic ointments like Neosporin for diabetic men with balanitis (foreskin irritation/infection). ...Read more

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I am an indian (17), about to enter college. My foreskin doesn't go beyond my glans, is this normal?

Not normal: Foreskin should be loose enough to slide back over the glans. Necessary for personal hygeine & later if & when sexually active. See your dr about prescription strength steroid cream or circumcision referral to a urologist. ...Read more

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How to remove foreskin without circumcision n sex? I want to remove foreskin over glans and explore glans?

How to remove foreskin without circumcision n sex? I want to remove foreskin over glans and explore glans?

Remove or preserve?: Physically stretching a tight foreskin over the penile glans can only lead to skin splitting, then scarring and ending up with a worse problem. Steroid cream, such as Betamethasone, when applied twice daily for many weeks to the tight area may loosen things up. 50% will tighten up again after applications cease. Alternative is a minor dorsal slit through the tight area, this preserves foreskin. ...Read more

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What can I do if my glans does not retract even when flaccid and the head is out of foreskin. Is that normal?

What can I do if my glans does not retract even when flaccid and the head is out of foreskin. Is that normal?

Not normal: For glans penis as swelling may occur and impair circulation. Not wise to leave foreskin retracted indefinitely. Should get seen by a urologist for evaluation to decide if intervention is required based on how long it has been this way. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 16 my foreskin is tight an only goes half way down and my foreskin is still stuck to my glans, should I be concerned?

Needs to be treated: Foreskin should be loose enough to permit complete retraction otherwise you can not clean penis adequately, smegma will collect ; sex, if ; when ur ready, will be uncomfortable ; painful. You could try prescription strength steroid cream like 0.1% betaval or kenalog (triamcinolone) applied twice daily to tight area for few weeks. Failing that circumcision or minor prepucioplasty (foreskin preserving procedure. ...Read more

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I had 2 episodes of balanitis when younger; would the resolution of this result in foreskin and glans being especially shiny? Or is shiny normal?

Here are some. ..: Having a direct look would help greatly make an accurate Dx. But, what described suggested you may have lichen sclerosus, which is commonly associated with long foreskin but may occur with no reason. To verify what it may be, seek professional evaluation and counseling so to decide if something needs to be done or not. Best wishes... ...Read more

Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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