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How Is Paraphimosis Treated
Usually emergently: Paraphimosis results when the foreskin of an uncircumcized man become trapped behind the head of the penis. This occurs when the opening of the foreskin has been tightening over time. The danger resides in the possible strangulation of the penis, resulting in necrosis. Usually a slit on the dorsum of the penis cutting through the tight band trapping the penis is required with circumcision later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Paraphimosis is when a tight scarred foreskin (phimosis) has been pulled back or retracted over the head of the penis (glans) and is so tight that it can not be reduced or returned to its natural position covering the glans. This causes more pressure and swelling of the glans, making paraphimosis dangerous. Phimosis is inconvenient, ...Read more
I have paraphimosis treated will it cause impotence. my urologist said it's an anxiety.
Worried I will not able to get my penis erect by stimulatin?
I wouldn't worry: In the hands of a capable urologist you should be fine. Have faith in your urologist. ...Read more
Several Causes: Paraphimosis occurs when the foreskin of an uncircumcised male cannot be pulled back over the head of the penis. The more common causes are failure to return the foreskin to its normal location after urination, examination, sex, or washing; direct trauma to the area; and infection, which may be due to poor personal hygiene. Paraphimosis is a urologic emergency, see your doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some ...: There is no cure but how to handle it with care, that is, pulling down the foreskin after its cleansing and drying. Clinically, you may try using steroid cream lightly once or twice daily hoping to softening it. But, circumcision is needed for most of cases with phimosis. More? Ask urologist timely and don't wait until the last minute with no return. ...Read more
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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