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How Do I Know If My Foreskin Is Too Small Can It Burst
If uncomfortable: Your foreskin is only too small if it is tight when retracted to the extent that it is painful or uncomfortable. A tight foreskin is called phimosis and in adults is best managed surgically. A phimotic foreskin can certainly tear if retracted with force. Steroid cream can be tried in prepubertal boys. A short foreskin by itself is no problem provided it's loose. ...Read more
I am 24 years old and my foreskin won't fully retract when it's erect. The opening of the foreskin is too small. Is there a health risk?
At what age should an uncircumcised boy's foreskin retract, and how does one determine if the opening is too small?(phimosis ) thank you
Foreskin: It can occur at almost any age, it usually occurs with the normal erections that stretch the foreskin gradually. It may need some manual stretching at times by pulling the foreskin back gently and bringing it forward. If you are unable to do that, see the pediatrician or a urologist to determine if there is any concern. ...Read more
I am a man that has an abdominal aorta of 14 mm in diameter. Is this too small ? Checked with echo but do I need more tests? Afraid it will burst....
Here are some ...: Why and how was the inside of foreskin cut? If cracked by forcefully retracting long tight foreskin for cleansing, circumcision is needed for long-term care. If from "mishandling" in sexual acts, stop its mishandling and avoid repeating; More concerned? Seek pro-evaluation + counseling so to define real cause for reasonable Rx/ care timely. Best wish ... ...Read more
Small ball of skin under foreskin hardly feel it when foreskin back all way looks like a circle with a small ball of skin in middle?
Small ball of skin when i pull foreskin back, looks like circle with ball in the middle, quite soft?
?Cyst?: Difficult to tell without seeing it. Ask your physician. ...Read more
My 38 yr old husband has had small cuts around his foreskin.When it looks like its healing when he pulls back the cuts reopen.What could causing this?
Phimosis: Your husband probably needs to be circumcised. Those "cuts" will eventually be replaced by scar tissue and he won't be able to retract the foreskin. Tight foreskin is phimosis and unfortunately some uncircumcised men develop secondary phimosis, which is your husband's problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small cut on my foreskin, should i put neosporin on it, and how long will it take to heal?
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