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Penis Scar (Overview)

Penis scar may refer to 2 situations: Externally, to tissue change after skin injury, and internally, maybe to scar-like tissue change (with fibrosis) in Peyronie's disease or after its related corrective surgery. So, what is it referred to? Ask urologists for evaluation and counseling timely.


Penis Scar (Overview)

Penis scar may refer to 2 situations: Externally, to tissue change after skin injury, and internally, maybe to scar-like tissue change (with fibrosis) in Peyronie's disease or after its related corrective surgery. So, what is it referred to? Ask urologists for evaluation and counseling timely.


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How to treat scar on penis?

How to treat scar on penis?

It depends: There are many types of scars and nearly as many ways to treat them. Depending on the scar, it may be as simple as using a cream/bleaching agent to fade or as complex as surgery. It is best to have a specialist such as a plastic surgeon evaluate/treat your scar. Some urologists also are experts in this. ...Read more

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Treating Scarring (Checklist)

Stop smoking if you smoke, as smoking prevents healthy skin from healing
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See a dermatologist for treatment options
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Find out if you're a candidate for cosmetic scar treatments
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How do you get rid of a penis scar and how long will it take?

How do you get rid of a penis scar and how long will it take?

Depends on cause: Soem scars may not be capable of being removed only improved. The treatment will depend on the cause and extent of the scar. Precipipating factors such as stds should be treated first to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Penis scar?

What is the definition or description of: Penis scar?

Here are some...: Penis scar may refer to 2 situations: Externally, to tissue change after skin injury, and internally, maybe to scar-like tissue change (with fibrosis) in Peyronie's disease or after its related corrective surgery. So, what is it referred to? Ask urologists for evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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I have a penis scar and I want to know if there's anything than can I use like cream that can help reduce or even eliminate my scars.

I have a penis scar and I want to know if there's anything than can I use like cream that can help reduce or even eliminate my scars.

Penis scar: If you are talking about a scar on the skin then get a cream called mederma. There are plaques deep in the muscle that are called scars. You will need to talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a penis scar and how long will it take?

Depends on cause: Soem scars may not be capable of being removed only improved. The treatment will depend on the cause and extent of the scar. Precipipating factors such as stds should be treated first to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Is cocoa butter can eliminate or make the scars less noticeable? I have a penis scar I bought vaseline cocoa butter bec. They say that it's effective

Probably not: Keeping healing skin hydrated and healthy is the best solution to reducing scarring. Scarring is a physiologic reaction that is more intrinsic than extrinsically controlled. ...Read more

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How to remove scar on penis?

How to remove scar on penis?

See a Urologist: Post traumatic scars are usually manged the same as other scars by use of scar creams or silicone gel sheets but some patients can develop areas of redness and thickening that may represent a disease process and should be best evaluated and addressed by a urologist so seek a consultation with a urologist. ...Read more

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I have a scar on penis from getting penis caught in pants zipper. How can I remove or blend it in? Just doesn't look good. Roy,

I have a scar on penis from getting penis caught in pants zipper. How can I remove or blend it in? Just doesn't look good.  Roy,

Penis scar: Hello ~ it's probably the best thing to go and see a Urologist and let him decide whether this should be treated with surgical excision or if a scar softening ointment should be used. It depends on how big and how dense the scar tissue is and only an examination can tell you that. Thanks ...Read more

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How to treat scar on penis?

It depends: There are many types of scars and nearly as many ways to treat them. Depending on the scar, it may be as simple as using a cream/bleaching agent to fade or as complex as surgery. It is best to have a specialist such as a plastic surgeon evaluate/treat your scar. Some urologists also are experts in this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar on penis?

How can I get rid of a scar on penis?

Why?: Removing a scar is not possible. You simply replace it with a new one. Why do you ask? If the scar causes pain with erection perhaps you need to open up the scar and place a skin graft. If your penis is crooked then perhaps the problem is below the surface and there are treatments for that. If everything's working ok and you don't like the way it looks you should consider leaving it alone. ...Read more

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Red scar on penis. Very self-conscious- please advise?

Red scar on penis.  Very self-conscious- please advise?

Rule out other mass: The first question is whether this is in fact a scar or a lesion. It would be wise to see the urologist to be sure that it is not something more worrisome. It is important to know how long it has been there, what the initial injury was, and whether it is painful. Penile skin usually scars very well by 6 monthes; therefore, it is important to have this evaluated to determine if treatment is needed,. ...Read more

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What can eliminate penis scars?

Depends in cause: Most scars are permanent and will improve with time. My greater concern is the cause and for this you should be seen by a urologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of penis scars?

You can't: Scars are the result of healing. Unhealed wounds would be the result of " no scars". ...Read more

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Is cocoa butter effective in eliminating or lessen the appearance of old scars? Particularly old penis scars?

Sorry, no . . .: But rubbing it in can have other beneficial effects, sadly, no matter how much or how often you do this, your scars will not be affected (unless they are new, immature ones, such as from adult circumcision). Newer scars can indeed be softened and reduced by massage. ...Read more

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How to heal penis head scar?

How to heal penis head scar?

Healing scars: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more

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What do urologists recommend for penis head scar?

What do urologists recommend for penis head scar?

See a Urologist: Post traumatic scars are usually manged the same as other scars by use of scar creams or silicone gel sheets but some patients can develop areas of redness and thickening that may represent a disease process and should be best evaluated and addressed by a urologist so seek a consultation with a urologist. ...Read more

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The ob did sons circ using the mogen clamp. But there is an uneven v line on the bottom/right of his penis. Also, scar is halfway down. Mistake?

The ob did sons circ using the mogen clamp. But there is an uneven v line on the bottom/right of his penis. Also, scar is halfway down. Mistake?

Maybe not.: First, you might want to just ask your pediatrician to take a look and explain what you are looking at. They can provide helpful information about what is normal after a circumcision and what to expect. If you have questions about the procedure, you could always check with your doctor that did the procedure. ...Read more

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Penis diagnosed as scarred from masturbation 3 months ago. Do the thin skin layers and scarring regrow or is this a lifelong condition?

Penis diagnosed as scarred from masturbation 3 months ago. Do the thin skin layers and scarring regrow or is this a lifelong condition?

Depends on: Depth of injury, whether healing takes place from either end or from the deep surface. If your lesion has not healed in 3 months, it could be viral infection or even skin cancer. Show it to an urology or dermatology specialist to be sure. ...Read more

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How to remove black scars from penis tip?

Several options: It may help to start with a bleaching cream. In the us one can get hydroquinone over the counter. If this has failed to work within six weeks of good use, then consult a plastic surgeon for consideration of laser or ipl treatments or even possibly scar revisions. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more