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How to cure phimosis?

How to cure phimosis?

No cure but ...: The care for all long, tight, retractable or non-retractable, foreskin includes: palliatively, try proper cleansing and drying with good ventilation with or without using antifungal agent with/without steroid; definitively, circumcision is the answer to long-term care.
So, professionals never cure but modify it with drugs or surgery and mental adoption and adaptation. ...Read more

Tight Foreskin (Definition)

If the foreskin cannot be pulled easily over the head of the penis. It ...Read more


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What causes phimosis in men?

What causes phimosis in men?

Inflammation: In general, if the foreskin was normal and completely retractile, phimosis occurs due to inflammation. Causes of such inflammation vary, but include trauma, bacterial and parasitic infections, bug bites, etc. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of phimosis?

What are symptoms of phimosis?

See below: Phimosis in general means that the foreskin cannot retract to expose the head of the penis. It may or may not be symptomatic. If symptoms are present, it is usually pain with retraction or manipulation of the prepuce, sometimes with bleeding or cracking/fissuring of the penile skin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of phimosis?

What are the symptoms of phimosis?

Foreskin is tight: Symptoms can be an inability to retract foreskin or foreskin /penis is painful because retraction is difficult because foreskin opening is too small. Tight phimotic foreskin can get stuck once pulled over glans & can not be returned. This called paraphimosis & is a medical emergency which must be corrected ASAP. Other symptoms can be pain or bleeding with sex. ...Read more

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Are there different levels of phimosis?

Are there different levels of phimosis?

Yes: Some phimoses are so tight that the foreskin balloons with urination because the phimotic ring is so tight. Others can be so mild to cause minimal discomfort when retracted. Most cases have various degress of foreskin narrowing between the two extreme examples. ...Read more

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How much of a risk is having phimosis ?

How much of a risk is having phimosis ?

Depends: High risk of uncomfortable or painful sex. Moderate risk of paraphimosis (tight phimotic penile ring gets trapped behind the glans, return circulation of lymph & blood is cut off & trapped foreskin swells & can become gangrenous), high risk of trapped smegma due to inability to clean glans penis. Moderate risk of balanitis. In creased risk of stds and & penile cancer. ...Read more

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What are the possible cures for phimosis?

What are the possible cures for phimosis?

Medication or circ: Phimosis can be treated with steroid and antifungal creams. If the contracted part of the foreskin does not soften up sufficiently, then circumcision can be considered. ...Read more

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What are phimosis, paraphimosis?

What are phimosis, paraphimosis?

Can be an emergency: Phimosis refers to narrowing of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted over the glans penis (head). Paraphimosis is the state in which a narrowed prepuce, foreskin, is forcibly retracted over the glans and now cannot be un-retracted. If the prepuce opening is too small, it may block the blood supply to the glans, necessitating emergent surgical correction. Phimosis - needs circumcision. ...Read more

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Best of the counter cream for phimosis?

Best of the counter cream for phimosis?

Here are some ...: What you have is probably just a long redundant retractable foreskin, to which topical application for infection / inflammation is possible. The common OTC agent is antifungal cream with or without steroid - 1% hydrocortisone. You may try it but consult Doc as needed for unforeseen events. But for long overall health, don't ignore practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without obsession. Best wish. ...Read more

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Is my phimosis going to affect my sex life?

Is my phimosis going to affect my sex life?

Possibly: Phimosis is a tightening of the foreskin making it difficult or impossible to retract. You may have pain with erections because of the tight foreskin. See your md, sometimes a steroid cream can be used to loosen the skin but sometimes a circumcision is required. If you aren't having any problems with intercourse now, your phimosis is likely not that severe. ...Read more

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How to treat phimosis very fast without surgery??

How to treat phimosis very fast without surgery??

Good hygiene : Plus good selected antibiotics may help. If they fail, you should get circumcision. ...Read more

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If I have phimosis, is it best to get circumcised?

If I have phimosis, is it best to get circumcised?

Probably yes it is: Circumcision will certainly take care of the problem. Alternative would be to try a course of prescription strength steroid cream such as Betamethasone or Kenalog (triamcinolone). It is applied twice daily to thtight are of foreskin whilst retracting which helps to demarcate the phimotic area. Has to tried for at least a couple of months. Remember always to pull foreskin back over glans penis after retraction. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, i need help to find cure for phimosis?

Hello doctors, i need help to find cure for phimosis?

Circumcision: The cure is circumcision. If you are totally against circumcision, you can get what is known as a dorsal slit. Talk to a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for to have phimosis after circumcision?

Is it possible for to have phimosis after circumcision?

Yes: It is certainly possible but depends ona few things. Was this a newborn circumcision or a circumcision performed as an adult? Did they leave a lot of skin behind? Was there any other surgery performed at the same time? There are some strange diseases that can cause this like balanitis xerotica obliterans
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http://portal.Childrens.Com/wps/poc?Uri=doctor:514. ...Read more

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What are cures for phimosis that don't involve circumcision?

What are cures for phimosis that don't involve circumcision?

Steroid cream: I prescribe triamcinilone 0.1% steroid cream. Apply it to the distal foreskin 2-4 times a day for 6 weeks. This in combination with gentle daily retraction should release the phimosis if no chronic infection is present. ...Read more

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My fiance is having problem phimosis.Iis it afect ur sex life.

My fiance is having problem phimosis.Iis it afect ur sex life.

Phimosis : No, it can be cured. The sooner it is treated the better outcome is likely. Circumcision is an excellent option. ...Read more

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I am circumcised, yet i still have phimosis. How is this possible?

I am circumcised, yet i still have phimosis. How is this possible?

May be or ...: If circumcised, your bothersome event from foreskin would be post-circumcision adhesion onto glans penis, which is usually not bothersome but may usually be corrected easily, or still redundant foreskin, to which recurrent balanoposthitis may still occur. So, likely, it is not a real phimosis. To confirm, see Urologist for confirmation and decide what you may need realistically. ...Read more

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Are there any pinhole phimosis solutions that don't require surgery?

Are there any pinhole phimosis solutions that don't require surgery?

Phimosis: Not likely. Phimosis that is now of "pinhole" diameter usually requires some type of procedure (dorsal slit or circumcision) by a urologist. Usually forcing the forskin back with such extreme narrowing is either too painful for you or will causes ripping of the skin and bleeding. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for phimosis? What are some treatments for phimosis?

What are some treatments for phimosis? What are some treatments for phimosis?

Phimosis: This is when the foreskin is too tight and cannot be retracted. It sometimes requires a circumcision. ...Read more

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What to do if I have phimosis and may get circumcised if it doesn't improve. advice?

Steroid cream - circ: Phimosis will not improve without treatment at your age. You might like to try presciption strength steroid cream eg Betamethasone or Kenalog, (triamcinolone) via your Dr or urologist. Circumcision would be the best option if steroid cream treatment is unsuccessful. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Phimosis, girlfriend wants me to get circumcised is it really the best choice, what to do?

Phimosis, girlfriend wants me to get circumcised is it really the best choice, what to do?

Should be retractile: Retractile foreskin is healthier, cleaner and functions better for sex. Alternative to circumcision, is prescription strength steroid cream such as Betamethasone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) applied twice daily to constricting phimotic ring whils retracting foreskin. Try it for 1 - 2 months. Circumcision or prepucioplasty (vertical cut sutured transversely) would then be indicated if cream is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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Should i get phimosis treated?I can retract the foreskin when flaccid but not when erect.I am 28

Should i get phimosis treated?I can retract the foreskin when flaccid but not when erect.I am 28

Marginally ...: What you described is clinically marginal to undergo circumcision now because its presence seems not posing much personal nuisance, but in the long run, most likely, you will need it. So, monitor it closely and jointly decide medical necessity with your urologist/surgeon timely. ...Read more

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What measures can be taken to permanently resolve phimosis in an adult, aside from circumcision?

What measures can be taken to permanently resolve phimosis in an adult, aside from circumcision?

None: If steroid creams and foreskin stretching does not resolve the problem, circumcision is the only alternative. ...Read more

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Trying to find urologist in greer sc but having problems finding one. Need help treating phimosis?

See below: I can personally recommend dr. Andrew bullock, who is with the palmetto urology group. He is an excellent urologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I am now an adult with phimosis and need a way to clean my glands without retracting my foreskin?

If I am now an adult with phimosis and need a way to clean my glands without retracting my foreskin?

Can't be done: Please get phimosis treated so foreskin can retract easily. Prescription strength steroid cream may work, but circumcision may be required. How do you know whether or not penile cancer is developing auder that phimotic foreskin? Every man needs to have a clean penis. Good luck. ...Read more

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My brother is almost 14 and he has phimosis. Is there any chance that his foreskin will loosen during or after puberty?

My brother is almost 14 and he has phimosis. Is there any chance that his foreskin will loosen during or after puberty?

It possible: By the age of 17, 99% cases of phimosis should resolve and the the foreskin should be retractable. In some cases it might be a result of balanitis (inflammation of the penile gland).
I would recommend to check with your doctor on the annual physical exam. ...Read more