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See a urologist: Presume problem is a tight foreskin which is either difficult or impossible to retract. This might respond to prescription strength steroid cream applications, or require surgery. Circumcision or prepucoiplasty (foreskin sparing procedure) however paraphimosis, if present, is an emergency. This is tight forekin which has retracted ; is stuck behind glans ; becomes swollen ; painful. ...Read more
Call your doctor: Some foreskin problems can be emergencies (severe infections or when the foreskin is stuck behind the head of the penis causing pain or swelling), but most issues can be handled by your doctor. Schedule a visit so that you can have an exam and your doctor will refer you to a urologist if needed. ...Read more
Presume your child: Most "problems" after infant or child circumcision aren't a problem. Penile shaft skin is very loosely attached & is easily pushed forward by normal fat developing under skin in pubic area. This causes penile adhesions which separate by themselves as child grows. Occasional boy can have skin bridging wherepart of circumcision scar growstoether to glans & needs correction. Too little skin a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 20 year old having tight foreskin problem.Any solution except for circumcision.How expensive is circumcision?Will I have problems while having sex
Time for consultatin: You should schedule a visit with a urologist to discuss options. There are options to looses your foreskin that do not include removing the complete foreskin. Any procedure would take you out of circulation for a period of time, but the long term effect on your sex life would be negligible. ...Read more
Phimosis or tight: frenulum or both. Best advice is to consult a urologist. Treatment for phimosis (Narrow foreskin opening) is either applications of prescription strength steroid cream to tight are of foreskin or circumcision or prepucioplasty. Treatment for tight frenulum is minor surgical incision transversely then sutured vertically. ...Read more
Usually not: Most men around the world are uncircumcised and are fine. There are a few studies that have showed minor heath risks associated with being uncircumcised, but these usually have to do with individuals with bad hygiene or behavioral patterns. Simple care is all that is needed most of the time. ...Read more
Wanted to remove my foreskin of my penis..I am still 17 years old..And my foreskin creates problem for my penis to erect..Wanted some home remedies ..
Here are some ...: Hi! Shivesh5, it would be most advisable to see a urologist face to face to figure out what the significance of your concern on the penis possibly related with erection or others. Without a more detailed history and a direct look, an accurate Dx and logical advice such as circumcision are not easy to come by. So, go to see Urologist for realistic benefit instead of guessing online. Best wish ... ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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