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How to remove black scars from penis tip?

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


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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 ~ its probably 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?

How to treat scar on penis?

It depends: There are many different 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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Is there a way to remove scars from penis. They were made during hypospadia surgery. ?

Is there a way to remove scars from penis. They were made during hypospadia surgery. ?

Possibly: Depends upon nature ; position of scars ; presence or absence of any redundant skin. Pediatric urologists usually have the most experience with this kind of surgery, even for adults. Good luck. ...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?

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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How do I remove dark scars on penis do to burning off warts. Had genital warts years ago, burned them off myself.How do I get rid of dark scars(please)!

How do I remove dark scars on penis do to burning off warts. Had genital warts years ago, burned them off myself.How do I get rid of dark scars(please)!

Burn : Burn scars usually last a lifetime. The good news is that they lighten over time. There is a cream called mederma that you can buy over the counter that may help lighten the scar. Read the instructions prior to buying to make sure this gel can be used on the genitals. Lastly please do not perform any more home medical procedures on yourself, this can be dangerous, and leave long lasting scars. There are other treatments for genital warts that would have resulted in no scars. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could excessive masterbation lead to scarring on penis?

Could excessive masterbation lead to scarring on penis?

No: The skin may end up pigmented or stretched depending on the grip; this happens to most guys and is nothing to be concerned about. If you try something wild and injure your skin, a scar may result; if this happens the injury will be obvious and you should seek immediate treatment. ...Read more

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What r the symptoms of infected urethra? Scarring of penis or urethra? How can I test for it?

What r the symptoms of infected urethra? Scarring of penis or urethra? How can I test for it?

Here some...: Infected urethra naturally produces inflammation which induces burning urination of various degree for sure, and possible urethral discharge and even urethral bloody spotting. To prove it, testing the first part (about 10-12 cc) for testing STD-related urethritis and the middle part of urine 0f 10-20 cc after peeing 50 cc if possible for testing UTI. Urethral scar produces urethral stricture. ...Read more

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What does scarring of penis caused by bxo (lichen sclerosis) look like? My glans looks brown and feels kind of different but the doctor said I'm fine.

What does scarring of penis caused by bxo (lichen sclerosis) look like? My glans looks brown and feels kind of different but the doctor said I'm fine.

Here are some ...: Lichen sclerosus may happen to any part of body surface, but with predilection to glans penis with or without tight long foreskin in men and vulva in women at various age. It appears light colored shinny surface; if involving urethral opening, which may "scar" and narrow, this condition is termed bxo (balanitis xerotica obliterans). More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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How to remove scars on your penis?

How to remove scars on your 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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Could it be healthy to have scars on my penis?

Could it be healthy to have scars on my penis?

? Circumcision scar: Every circumcised male has a circumferential scar around penis where ring of remaining inner foreskin is attached to outer penile shaft skin. Men can have healthy penile scars after reconstructive penile surgery. Burn scars could be a problem. Would suggest you rephrase the question if this answer isn't what you were expecting. ...Read more

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I have a scar on my penis... How do i make it less visible?

I have a scar on my penis... How do i make it less visible?

By wearing cloths: Depends what type of scar , if it is on foreskin simple circumcision will solve , show to your doctor ...Read more

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I have a scar on my penis i would like to have improved and i seeking help?

I have a scar on my penis i would like to have improved and i seeking help?

O K Need: to see your doctor preferably an urologist , nature of the scar and how to improve its intended function and give correct advise. ...Read more

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What can be done for a scar on the penis head?

What can be done for a scar on the penis head?

Urology assessment: It is difficult to advise unless more is known about the cause of the scar i.e., herpes, trauma, infection, burn, surgery, etc. First get a urology assessment and follow up recommendations. ...Read more

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I have dark scars on my penis shaft. Should i be worried?

SCARS: And pigmentation issues of the skin should be looked into. Melanoma can happen anywhere on the body. ...Read more

Dr. John Mancoll
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Cicatrix (Definition)

Cicatrix = wound scar due to formation & ...Read more