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Doctor insights on: Foreskin Shrinking

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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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Foreskin (Definition)

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


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I have phimosis and tear my foreskin by accident is it normal for the foreskin to shrink again? How soon can I resume stretching?

I have phimosis and tear my foreskin by accident is it normal for the foreskin to shrink again? How soon can I resume stretching?

Normal: Torn area will contract ; scar causing shrinkage. You probably require prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) so that foreskin can loosen. Am not a believer in stretching foreskin by itself to correct phimosis. Other alternative is either a preputioplasty, if you wish to keep foreskin, or circumcision. ...Read more

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Why has my foreskin shrunk it always splits in a few places whilst having sex?

Why has my foreskin shrunk it always splits in a few places whilst having sex?

?BXO: You mayv developedbalanitis xerotica obliterans. This is a sort of degenerative condition of the foreskin which results in scarring or fifrosis of the opening of the foreskin. The only remedy for this is circumcision. Other causes are a foreskin that has never loosened up and now just splits during sex. Suggest you see a urologist. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm in my thirties. the foreskin of my penis keep shrinking and unable to be pull back for cleaning.?

Here are some ...: What you described for your foreskin is not uncommon, especially in diabetic men with recurrent inflammation in their tight and long foreskin. The definitive solution for such is circumcision, which can be done under local anesthesia as an outpatient. Most of men tolerate extremely well. Ask Doc for detail timely. ...Read more

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I've been using and anti fungal cream mixed with steroid for my infected foreskin, it seems my penis is shrinking, is this possible, can it be helped?

May be...: The pattern of your using steroid anti-fungal cream hints significant recurrent foreskin-related infection/inflammation. If so, circumcision is the choice of long-term care. As to penile shrinking, it unlikely happens in your situation. So, see doc timely to verify the fact so to figure out how to ease your such concern. ...Read more

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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