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Doctor insights on: Swollen Glans

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How do you make swollen glans go down ?

See a doctor: Lymph nodes need evaluation. You can't make them go down by yourself. ...Read more

Glans (Definition)

One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more


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My kids have swollen glans or aka sore throat. Do I use? They hate haggling with salt and water. And I have no caffeine free tea. What do I do?

My kids have swollen glans or aka sore throat. Do I use? They hate haggling with salt and water. And I have no caffeine free tea. What do I do?

Sore throat: If gargling with warm salt water is a problem, perhaps they will sip beef or chicken bouillon, the saltiness of which is soothing to a sore throat. Honey is also soothing (caution in very young whose immune system may not yet be fully developed). Chicken soup provides warmth, saltiness, nutrition from chicken protein, decongestion. If sore throat worsens or high fever, see fp for eval & tx. ...Read more

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Hi there what does it mean when your penis glans are red & inflamed & painful & swollen & tight foreskin?

See remark: You must be uncircumcised.The foreskin is tight and acting as a tight rubber band on head of penis.This results in swelling ,redness,possible inflammation. The remedy : Sit in a warm tub,or dip penis in warm jar,gently try pulling foreskin forward.Sometimes you may have to use a dab of antibiotic ointment for lubrication.If feasible,see an MD,preferably a urologist. Best in health ...Read more

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Hello, I got a problem with my scrotal sack as it get swell every time when I go to toilet to have a poo. I get a cold reaction to my glans.

Hello, I got a problem with my scrotal sack as it get swell every time when I go to toilet to have a poo. I get a cold reaction to my glans.

See remark: Very strange question.I can surmise you have ?hernia ? It appears when some straining during bowel movement occurs ? Can't explain the cold reaction ? At your age ,please you SHOULD consult with a urologist ...Read more