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My Foreskin Has Shrunk
?BXO: You mayv developedbalanitis xerotica obliterans. This is a sort of degenerative condition of the foreskin which results in scarring or fifrosis of the opening of the foreskin. The only remedy for this is circumcision. Other causes are a foreskin that has never loosened up and now just splits during sex. Suggest you see a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: It depends on what kind of problem. If it is a rash or wound you might be told to apply a topical medication. If the foreskin is too tight it might be what is called phimosis, in which case you'd see a urologist who might do a surgery. In any case, see your doctor to help decide what needs done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You have phimosis: Foreskin is too tight to retract fully, or you have a tight frenulum (web on underside of penile glans). Means you have difficulty in keeping your penis claen &/or sex might be uncomfortable or painful. Thus advise to consult urologist about either course of prescription steroid cream to correct this problem, circumcision or division of peinle freulum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Narrowi is phimosis: The foreskin opening can narrow down especially if traumatized. Can also occur in in children and again in old age if penile blood supply is reduced. Foeskin can also appear to shrink in lengh at puberty when the foreskin can retract spontaneously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 19 now and only recently found out that the foreskin can be retracted is it too late to try to pull it back during my shower? is it necessary to?
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
I am unable to clean it as i can't fully retract my foreskin so it's just there. Also is it bad to have it?
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