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Is Betnovate Suiteable For 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
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
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
Phimosis: See a urologist...Pulling can rip and cause infection. ...Read more
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
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!?
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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