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Inflammation Of The Foreskin And Glans
One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
Infection: Fungal infection commonly can cause irritation & inflammation of the foreskin & glans penis (balanoposthitis). If you have a urethral discharge, that could also be draining & irritating. In any event, should see your dr / urgent care / std clinic or urologist for examination and testing as indicated to get it resolved. ...Read more
Hi there does lidocaine 5 % ointment treat itching or discomfort or pain to penis glans & foreskin?
Here are some...: Lidocaine ointment gives temporary local numbing effect. The itch on glans penis usually results from foreskin-related inflammation, or lichen atrophicus, or psoriasis. So, have urologist take a look so to define a best possible Dx for most reasonable Rx, care, and counseling... How to get the health-related issues solved correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Hi there what does it mean when your penis glans are red & inflamed & painful & swollen & tight foreskin?
See remark: You must be uncircumcised.The foreskin is tight and acting as a tight rubber band on head of penis.This results in swelling ,redness,possible inflammation. The remedy : Sit in a warm tub,or dip penis in warm jar,gently try pulling foreskin forward.Sometimes you may have to use a dab of antibiotic ointment for lubrication.If feasible,see an MD,preferably a urologist. Best in health ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Known to most if not all, life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, & continuation from inception to eternity. So, there has been no known way to restore the cut. removed foreskin or to dekeratinize the skin, at least, in my study and practice in urology over the past 4-5 decades. However, if in doubt, ask Urologist for in-depth counseling so to define what you may need & what can be ...Read more
Adhesions or ?bridge: Foreskin can remain attached to glans by adhesions if was never retractable. Penile skin bridging is a complication of circumcision where circumcisin scar is attached to glans abraison & this "skin bridge" becomes epithelialized. In which case remaining foreskin & glans skin have grown together. Worth seeing a urologist to take care of this. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
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