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Is tight foreskin hereditary?

Is tight foreskin hereditary?

No: This is not hereditary (genetic). This is an acquired condition from inflammation of the foreskin that causes scarring of the foreskin. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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How do you fix a tight foreskin?

How do you fix a tight foreskin?

Circumcision or?: Circumcision takes care of the problem once and for all. Some men want to retain the foreskin and want to have a prepucioplasty, this involves a vertical incision through the tight area on top of penis which is then sutured transversely, the foreskin then remodels as time goes by. Other treatment, which works better before puberty & only works for some males is repeated application of steroid cream. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tight foreskin?

Be evaluated: If you cannot easily retract your foeskin at this age, you should be seen by a urologist. It should not be painful or difficult to retract. This limits cleanliness and cause lead ot infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of overly tight foreskin?

What are the symptoms of overly tight foreskin?

Difficult to retract: Phimosis, or tight foreskin, means that your glans penis (head) is wider than the foreskin opening. This makes it difficult or even impossible to retract. Can cause pain or discomfort with erection and sex. Difficulty to remove penile smegma & can result in a bad penile odor or balanitis (inflammation of foreskin and/or glans. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tight foreskin what should I do?

See urologist: See urologist to see if circumcision is necessary. It make just require just loosening of underlying adhesions. See urologist! ...Read more

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How to remove smega with a tight foreskin?

How to remove smega with a tight foreskin?

See ur Dr/Urologist: Tight foreskin might be a sign of fungal infection, which may benefit from treatment, or early phimosis, which will need treatment as well (sometimes same). See your dr or a urologist for examination to get treatment to allow proper hygiene. ...Read more

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Could circumision needed for tight foreskin?

Possibly: Circumcision certainly required if foreskin is very tight with scarring around foreskin opening or tightness does not respond to twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream for 6 - 12 weeks. Foreskin must be loose enough to permit easy retraction for necessary hygiene. ...Read more

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Which cream to use to stretch tight foreskin?

Your doc may: Prescribe a steroid cream. It's best to see him/her to avoid damage or infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Tight foreskin leading to painful erection! What's going on, dude?

Tight foreskin leading to painful erection! What's going on, dude?

Correct.: This young man has severe phimosis. Because he has been unable to fully retract his foreskin, he is likely unable to routinely clean within the fold of skin next to the head of the penis. This can lead to skin irritation and pain in the short run, and significant issues in the long run. He should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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How Can a Male deal with Tight Foreskin? Without going for surgery.

Phimosis: Premarin (conjugated estrogens) (progesterone) cream can be used to help bring the foreskin back. It will depend on how tight the skin is. Please see your PCP or a urologist for more information based on your exam. ...Read more

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My 9 year old step-son has a tight foreskin it cannot be pulled back very far. Is this normal?

Phimosis: It' common in uncircumcised penis. When the foreskin is not retractable after age 5, it sometimes needs a little "clipping" or a circumcision depending on the degree of retractability. He should be examined by a pediatric surgeon or a pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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Does the cream for tight foreskin work at my age which is 17 and how long does it take to work! And will it actually work at my age!?

steroids may work: Betamathasone cream three timed a day for one month under a urologist supervision, may loosen the tight foreskin, it can be extended for 2 more months, but again you should see a urologist. ...Read more

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I have tight foreskin. It retracts down when I m not hard but when erect it becomes very difficult and painful. Few days back I tore my frenulum.

I have tight foreskin. It retracts down when I m not hard but when erect it becomes very difficult and painful. Few days back I tore my frenulum.

Procedure: A procedure called a "dorsal slit" could be done if you do not want circumcision. Otherwise get circumcised. Either procedure can be done with local infiltration anesthesia (i.e. they do not need to put you to sleep). You should do fine. ...Read more

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I am having circumcision because of tight foreskin, is this okay?

I am having circumcision because of tight foreskin, is this okay?

Yes it is: Circumcision is sure way of eliminating this problem. Alternative is not as certain, but often works, is prescription strength steroid cream applied to tight phimotic area twice daily for a few weeks. ...Read more

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I am having a tight foreskin?

I am having a tight foreskin?

No it's phimosis: 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, paraphimosis is an emergency. You have phimosis. ...Read more

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How do I treat tight foreskin?

How do I treat tight foreskin?

W orw'out surgery: Depends upon whether or not u wish to retain your foreskin. U can try twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) to tight area twice daily for a few weeks. Definitive treatment would be circumcision. In between is prepucioplasty: tight area of foreskin is divided vertically & closed transversely, both loosens up & preserves foreskin. Consult gu dr. ...Read more

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How can I treat tight foreskin?

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Here are some. ..: Circumcision is the choice of care for a tight long foreskin in a 34-yr man and can be done under local anesthesia in aseptic setting after being counseled for its indication, details, complications, etc. With stressing realistic expectation. For the time being, keep up adequate topical hygiene - dry and clean and may lightly use topical antifungal + steroid cream under pro-supervision... Best... ...Read more

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What can cause a tight foreskin?

What can cause a tight foreskin?

Phimosis causes: Foreskin is normally tight or phimotic at birth, it then loosens over first few years of life. Sometimes it remains tight just because if fails to loosen. Can develop tightness in later life following inflammation & scarring due to infection under foreskin or because normal tight foreskin of childhood was forcibly retracted causing splits of foreskin. Traumatic sex or masturbation are other causes ...Read more

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What to do about my tight foreskin?

What to do about my tight foreskin?

See a urologist: You have phimosis. Best advice is to consult a urologist. Treatment for phimosis (Narrow foreskin opening) is either applications of prescription strength steroid cream to tight are of foreskin or circumcision or prepucioplasty. ...Read more

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What can be done for tight foreskin?

What can be done for tight foreskin?

Circumcision: Is the definitive treatment. Tight foreskin, called phimosis, is normal and physiologic in babies and young boys. Steroid cream, prescribed by a dr., can be effective in children and sometimes in adults, however there is a significant amount of recurrence. Best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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Tight foreskin, what can I do about this?

Tight foreskin, what can I do about this?

Depends: Tight foreskin or phimosis is a common medical problem. If it is causing you pain or bleeding with erections or difficulty with urinating it should be treated. See your doctor, for mild-moderate cases a steroid cream and careful retraction of skin can cure the phimosis. For severe cases, a circumcision is curative. ...Read more

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Is it a bad sign to have a tight foreskin?

Not likely: But see your physician if the foreskin is causing you symptoms of pain or if you cannot retract it to expose your glans. ...Read more

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What's a good way to treat tight foreskin?

See a urologist: You can sometimes treat phimosis with a steroid cream applied tot he foreskin. I use Betamethasone for my patients with phimosis that do not want a circumcision. The other option is surgery. However, I recommend you get checked bya urologist. There is one condition which causes phimosis which can be dangerous. It is called balanitis xerotica obliterans (bxo) and that requires surgical treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about tight foreskin?

Phimosis: Makes foreskin retraction ; hygiene difficult or impossible. Unpleasant for sex. Increases risk for std. Increased risk of cancer of cervix in female sex partner due to poor penile hygiene. May respond ro treatment with prescription strength steroid cream, eg Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone). May require circumcision. ...Read more

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What can I do to loosen my tight foreskin?

What can I do to loosen my tight foreskin?

Careful manipulation: Careful manipulation and creams may help somewhat, but often a visit to a urologist is necessary, and some require circumcision. ...Read more

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How can you treat a man with tight foreskin?

How can you treat a man with tight foreskin?

See below: Betamethasone cream is very effective for treatment of phimosis in children and adults. It is safe, easy to apply and cost effective. In most published protocols, it is used twice daily for up to 4 weeks. Used as instructed, it will cure or significantly improve the problem in over 70% of patients. Observation, circumcision, stretching, surgical incision (slit), etc are also appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the stretching method to treat tight foreskin?

What is the stretching method to treat tight foreskin?

Retracting foreskin: Simply pulling back on foreskin tto uncover the glans. Low success rate. Can be facilitated by using steroid cream around tight area. Continue using cream until skin retracts easily. Please make sure foreskin is pulled back over the glans or else paraphimosis can occur when retracted foreskin forms a tight band around the penis which cuts off lymph & blood return from foreskin. This is an emergency. ...Read more

Betnovate (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease the risks of prematurity. ...Read more


Tight Foreskin (Definition)

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