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Doctor insights on: Uncircumcised Penis Smell

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How to get rid of the smell from an uncircumcised penis?

How to get rid of the smell from an uncircumcised penis?

Same as other BO: Like other body odors, good hygiene works. While in the bath or shower, gently pull back the foreskin and wash underneath it. ...Read more

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Why are uncircumcised penis bigger?

Why are uncircumcised penis bigger?

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 more

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I'm wondering is good to have a uncircumcised penis?

I'm wondering is good to have a uncircumcised penis?

No good answer: Most of the world is not circumcised however ~60-70% of the usa is circumcised. Some data suggests circumcision reduces sensation during intercourse. Circumcision does reduce risk of transmission of sexual transmitted disease (stds) but this is more of a public health benefit (that individual risk reduction is very small). Circumcision is an individual choice with benefits and risks. ...Read more

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Why do penis smell like shrimp?

Why do penis smell like shrimp?

Amines: That fishy odor comes from chemicals that contain amines. Smegma, dead skin cells, bacteria and fungus in a moist environment can contribute to amine compound production. Keeping the head of the penis dry after bathing and urinating will help to reduce this. ...Read more

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Does herpes make your penis smell?

Does herpes make your penis smell?

Usually not: Herpes causes painful blisters. A unusual smell could be a sign of an std such as gonorrhea, and should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that people hate uncircumcised penis?

Why is it that people hate uncircumcised penis?

Most males in the: World have uncircumcised penises. I took care of thousands of men when I was a submarine medical officer. There were some men who were home birthed who were embarrassed that they were not circumcised - as they believed it cued other people to the fact that their families are impoverished. Some religions require circumcisions for males. ...Read more

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How sensitive is foreskin or uncircumcised penis?

How sensitive is foreskin or uncircumcised penis?

Very: That's why sexual activity and stimulation of the penis is considered pleasurable. ...Read more

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My penis is gives smell after sex, please help me?

My penis is gives smell after sex, please help me?

Less likely: The smell may be coming from a female partner. If a lady has bacterial vaginosis the smell after sex could be bad. If you have g;c you will have discharge. Both male and female partner may need evaluation. ...Read more

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How long can an uncircumcised penis skin can be stretched?

How long can an uncircumcised penis skin can be stretched?

Same as circ penis: Stretching a penis, circumcised or not sounds like a worthwhile activity but it's not going to make your penis bigger. ...Read more

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Brownish semen and terrible smell in penis, what could this be?

Hematospermia: Brown colored semen is due to blood mixing with the normal semen. The most common cause is a small vessel on the or in the prostate bursting from the pressure of an ejaculation. The oder may represent an infection. The best approach is to see a urologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Hi there is it normal for your penis to smell after having a shower?

Hi there is it normal for your penis to smell after having a shower?

Here are some...: Smellable odor from a site of body among people results from excretion and number of local apocrine glands and interaction with local germs, and smelling an odor is personally unique. Showering & cleansing will only temporarily rid the odor and applying deodorant only deceits personal odor perception. So, smelling something is normal and personal unique. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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I have uncircumcised penis and it hurts during erection. How do I fix this?

I have uncircumcised penis and it hurts during erection. How do I fix this?

Depends: Tight foreskin or phimosis is a common medical problem. If it is causing you pain or bleeding with erections or difficulty with urinating it should be treated. See your doctor, for mild-moderate cases a steroid cream and careful retraction of skin can cure the phimosis. For severe cases, a circumcision is curative. ...Read more

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Lining of the penis kind of reddish. I'm uncircumcised. Should I be worried?

Probably normal: Everybody's urethral opening is "kind of reddish". If you're not having other symptoms, such as discharge of mucus or pus from the penis, and no painful urination, probably nothing is abnormal at all. My guess is you're just looking too closely. But show it to your doctor if other symptoms appear or you otherwise remain concerned. ...Read more

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My penis uncircumcised. Does that mean I couldn't push back my foreskin fully?

Variable: But generally you should be able to do so if you are slow, gentle and careful. If you have concerns, see your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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Why is my penis smell and I have bumps too? I need help I do not know what it is

Why is my penis smell and I have bumps too? I need help I do not know what it is

See a doctor: Penis will smell if it is not cleaned well. It can also be from an infection. As for the bumps, you should see a doctor. Depending on what the bumps look like, it can be different things (benign, molluscum, warts, herpes, etc.). ...Read more

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I am masturbating atleast once in 2 days with my uncircumcised penis. Is it bad?

I am masturbating atleast once in 2 days with my uncircumcised penis. Is it bad?

No. It's good.: This helps you stay comfortable, able to focus on basic things you need to do (studying, working, getting to sleep), and lets you learn about your mind and body to prepare you for adult life. Vary your technique to adjust to different possible partners. Ignore anyone who tells you it's unhealthy or unspiritual. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to care for an uncircumcised penis once the foreskin is able to be retracted?

Retract ; wash: Foreskin shoulod retract easily, if not requires prescription strength steroid cream or surgical prepucioplasty. Always retract to urinate ; to was ; remove segma, cheesy material which collects under foreskin, every day. ...Read more

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Why does my boyfriends penis literally smell like musty armpits. What's the cause?

Why does my boyfriends penis literally smell like musty armpits. What's the cause?

Hygiene problem?: I'm guessing your boyfriend is uncircumcised and doesn't retract and wash under the foreskin as often as he should (at least once a day). Or maybe he just needs to bathe or shower more often. In any case, this probably isn't an important health problem, just one of hygiene. ...Read more