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Doctor insights on: Swollen Discolored Foreskin

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The end of my foreskin is swollen ?

The end of my foreskin is swollen ?

If that is a: Question instead of a statement, and you want to know why the end of your foreskin is swollen -- you need to let your doctor take a look at if for the proper diagnosis and treatment. If the entire foreskin is swollen and tight, you need to have it evaluated quickly. ...Read more

Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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How can you treat swollen foreskin?

See your doctor: You may need antibiotics if the foreskin is infected. Foreskin may be swollen because of phimosis (tight ; will not retract easily) ; irritating smegma underneath. Paraphimosis is where a tight foreskin has been pulled over the glans and can not be pushed back. This would be an emergency ; should be taken care of asap. Temporarily apply Bacitracin ointment, if inflammed, until you see your dr. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my swollen foreskin to go down?

Depends..: It really depends on what caused the foreskin to be swollen in the first place. Swelling from a recent procedure or surgery would take a different amount of time than something like balanitis. It would also depend on how successful the treatment for the balanitis is. ...Read more

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I have got a swollen ridged band from past 4 days.. I m 20yrs old.. First time losen foreskin?

May be paraphimosis: If the swelling is above glans penis and occurs after reacting the foreskin, what you saw might develop so-called parahimosis, which can be medical urgency requiring a timely attention. Of course, it is still hard to offer perfect diagnosis without a direct look at. More? Seek evaluation and counseling or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC as keycode. ...Read more

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My foreskin gets swollen and not getting back to its position again for four days, what i can do to cure it? Pls help me.

Ointment: The main cause of that is infection, either bacterial or fungal. I would try an antibacterial cream for a few days and if it is not better, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen foreskin?

Swollen foreskin: Does the area itch and is it flaky? If so see a dermatologist or a urologist. Are you able to urinate without problem? I would refrain from having sex until this is better. If you use condoms i wonder if you could be allergic to it? If you do use condoms i would definitely see a dermatologist to find out if you are allergic to the one you were using. ...Read more

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Foreskin swollen cant pull over my head?

Here are some...: Clinically and most likely, you are experiencing a condition called paraphimosis, which could be manually reduced under usually experienced hands or released with dorsal slit under local anesthesia right at urgent care or ER. Of course, seek evaluation, preferably by a urologist, in 6-12 hours if possible. Eventually, circumcision is usually required. Best wish to health ... ...Read more

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What to do if my foreskin is red and swollen at the tip ?

Antibiotic ointment: & consult your Dr. Problem may be phimosis, inability to retract foreskin easily Phimosis require correction, either by applications of prescription strength steroid cream or circumcision. Good Luck. ...Read more

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70 year old male, foreskin swollen and inflamed...What kind of salve?

Balanitis: Sounds like balanitis, hich is a genera term for an inflammation of the the rounded head of the penis, usually in uncircumcised males. I would suggest you see a health care provider than guess at what salve might help. There can be many causes and the treatments differ. The will likely take a culture. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of antibacterial cream to buy for swollen foreskin?

Need eval: A swollen foreskin can be from several causes other than bacterial infection. Could be allergic reaction to local irritant. Also if you are not circumcised it could be secondary to foreskin being trapped behind glans causing a phimosis which needs to be reduced. Recommend eval by physician ...Read more