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Uncircumcised Penis Cleaning
It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it is: In all normal boys, their penises come covered by their foreskin. That is the way boys are made. They are naturally born that way. As boys grow bigger and older, and go through puberty, the foreskin becomes looser and is able to slide back over and off the glans (head of the penis), which is necessary for cleaning. One's doctor can help if a guy did not get his foreskin to loosen during puberty. ...Read more
Who says they are?: There is no evidence that penises are larger if not circumcised. This organ varies widely in size, hence many social myths based on cultural belief systems. Circumcision has mixed benefits and risks, is no longer medically required but in some cases makes hygiene simpler, so parents request it. Some do the procedure because that is a religious or family tradition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lactic acid based intimate hygiene wash (vagina wash) for women, good for men foreskin wash, to avoid penis foreskin itchiness ?
Penile papules under penis tip. No discomfort til partner pubic hairs scraped it. Stings, a bit swollen and sensitive. Not uncircumcised. No discomfort during sex. Hurts foreskin pulled back when dry.
Pull back foreskin: So than all smegma between inner foreskin and glans skin can be removed. Soap & water are fine, this can be done in shower, bath or leaning over a sink. Inability to retract foreskin makes adequate penile hygiene impossible. Suggest you see urologist if foreskin can easily be completely retracted. ...Read more
If bothering to you: What you observed and reported could be just unique and normal for you as long as being not hurting or bothered mentally and physically. If yes, cicumcision would the ultimate solution for symptomatic long foreskin. So, seek evaluation & counseling, or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC. ...Read more
No sex for 2 yrs,only masturbation.Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.
Dry skin or tinea.: We cannot make a specific diagnosis without an exam, however, what you describe can be caused by dry skin, allergic dermatitis, or tinea cruris. Start by using a hypoallergenic moisturizer and keeping the area dry between showers. If itchiness persists, try using antifungal cream for jock itch. If this fails, make an appointment for evaluation with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more
Painful glans penis & forskin. Red rash. Treated for balanitis with no change. Been tested for STD all clear. Forskin can be retracted. Circumcision?
Trauma: Sounds as though you have had some friction to the penis. This is common with both masturbation and with vaginal intercourse. Try an ice pack or cold pack for a few minutes and observe. If this is persistent, get seen and find out if there is an allergic reaction, infection or other issue. Poison oak and ivy are common to get on the penis. This will need specific treatment by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well...: Safe? yes.... Smart? no Clean it with soap and water it is most recommended. ...Read more
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
My foreskin on my uncircumcised penis has cuts from masturbating I'm not tugging hard they just won't heal ?
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