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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If bothering to you: What you observed and reported could be just unique and normal for you as long as being not hurting or bothered mentally and physically. If yes, cicumcision would the ultimate solution for symptomatic long foreskin. So, seek evaluation & counseling, or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC. ...Read more
Yes it is: In all normal boys, their penises come covered by their foreskin. That is the way boys are made. They are naturally born that way. As boys grow bigger and older, and go through puberty, the foreskin becomes looser and is able to slide back over and off the glans (head of the penis), which is necessary for cleaning. One's doctor can help if a guy did not get his foreskin to loosen during puberty. ...Read more
Who says they are?: There is no evidence that penises are larger if not circumcised. This organ varies widely in size, hence many social myths based on cultural belief systems. Circumcision has mixed benefits and risks, is no longer medically required but in some cases makes hygiene simpler, so parents request it. Some do the procedure because that is a religious or family tradition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When my penis is in normal size foreskin is easily pulldown but when penis enlarges foreskin becomes tight?
It's normal.: The foreskin on an uncircumcised male typically covers the head of the penis when there is no erection. With an erection the penis grows in length and girth, and the foreskin "retracts" and gets tight, covering only the base of the penis and leaving the head uncovered. You're okay, that's the design plan! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have undergone a penile frenectomy, but the skin under the frenulum is still tight. When erected, foreskin barely retracts over the glans. Options?
Yes: Dutasteride and Finasteride both work well to shrink the prostate. Called 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors, these drugs stop the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, which causes baldness and prostate enlargement. Not a quick fix as maximum benefit is not reached for 6-12 months. ...Read more