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What Could Cracks On The Foreskin On The Penis Mean
Red spots on the penis and cracks on the foreskin. What's the best and worst case scenario and solution? Help me please
See a doctor: This could be almost anything, and without being able to see and examine this, it is impossible to diagnose. Go see someone. ...Read more
Penile eruption: The best possibility is that this is an allergic reaction to clothing or a condom or some vaginal cream contacted during intercourse. The worst is that this is malignant and needs amputation. Neither is reasonable and as recommended earlier needs to be seen to be diagnosed and recommended for treatment. ...Read more
Hi from last 5 days I am having problem with foreskin of my pennis it seem it is cracked its burning and itching used coconut oil but no benefit?
Here are some. ..: Any undesirable symptoms and signs in any part of body indicate your body self-healing ability is not good enough. How to improve? Find out what may be potential underlying cause; if identifiable, correct it. In your case, inadequate hygiene in long tight foreskin may be the issues. If so, give good cleaning and drying with topical use of antifungal with steroid cream + circumcision later timely. ...Read more
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
Is the foreskin meant to be attached to the head of the penis? Just it connects on the underside of my penis just below the head
Foreskin is attached to the penis. There any means to get it corrected other than getting circumcised?
What does it mean if you masturbate and when u go to sleep and wake up the foreskin around my penis is fat?
Sounds like: Infection or irritation. See your doctor or a urologist to make sure that it is nothing serious. ...Read more
Hi there what does in mean when the whole penis glan is red & painful & soreness & foreskin abit swollen?
Too much circed foreskin cut off can lead to tight/painful erections but if erect penis not in pain as child would that mean painless adult erections?
Can you tell me if there's a foreskin, does it mean that a man recieving anal sex with a man whose penis has a foreskin could get bowel cancer?
I am having tight foreskin over penis and very painful to slide. Will there be any problems in future I mean for sex life?
No, but just...: What described strongly suggested tight long foreskin is the culprit to cause the problem you have now. Short-term solution is good topical hygiene; long-term, circumcision. Either way will not affect your sex life but recurrent local discomfort. So, see and talk with urologist, and you decide what is reasonable for you. Best wish... ...Read more
Why does infant circumcision with mogen clamp leave more inner foreskin than other methods? Also does scar halfway down penis mean aggressive circ?
Yes ; possibly yes: Mogen clamp leaves more inner foreskin because technique requires pulling freed foreskin over glans penis ; applying clamp beyond tip f glans thus avoiding glans injury. Thus length of inner foreskin remaining is marginally longer than length of baby's glans. Scar halfway down penis could mean that excess outer shaft skin was removed at circumcision, which circumcision technique was used. ...Read more
Hi there what does it mean when your penis glans are red & inflamed & painful & swollen & tight foreskin?
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
Supportive underpant: Jockey or boxer-brief underpants rather than boxers. An ice pack might help ; avoid masturbating till swelling settles down. Your masturbation was either too vigorous or penis reacted to excess friction. Try using a little water soluble lubricant like k-y jelly or lubraderm in the future. ...Read more
I have some kind of little bump on my penis inside of the foreskin. Do you know what could that be?
When I pull my penis foreskin down, I can see white under the penis skin. It’s not on the outside, it literally looks like right under the head I have white flesh? It also looks white on the top of the penis, below the rim of the head
Pearly penile papule: Without a direct look at, it would be hard to tell what these may be, but they could represent the common occurrence of pearly penilepapules (PPP) or ectopic sebaceous glands (not hair follicle-related). Clinically, they are harmless with no need for Rx although they will stay with you forever since being inborn. More? Seek evaluation and counseling or to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Purple: Purple penis spots should be evaluated by your physician. A urologist, dermatologist or primary care doc should be able to point you in the right direction. It could be a totally harmless condition such as an angiofibroma, pearly penile papule, or trauma. Harmful conditions of the penis could include kaposi's sarcoma, genital warts or bowens disease. A biopsy may be necessary to differentiate all of the above possibilities! ...Read more
Phimosis or tight: Frenum (small band of tissue/skin between underside of glans and foreskin). Phimosis is a tight or narrow foreskin. Either condition can be taken care of by a urologist. Good luck. ...Read more
What could be the small bump that looks like it's filled with puss on the foreskin of my sons penis?
Smegma, not pus: This is a collection of dead cells from inner surface of foreskin + cells from surface of penile glans. Two layers of skin or touching each other so that sloughed cells can not fall waay like dandruff on the head. Cells collect together into little or not sop little "pearls", which work there way out from under the foreskin and appear like little pus pockets. In fact normal foreskin separation. ...Read more
What could this be. I have redness/creamy stuff around penis under foreskin itchy and painful if I pull foreskin back.
Keep getting redness and swelling on foreskin and tip of penis that comes and goes! What could this be? And is it serious?
Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is the inflammatory condition you have described. It can be caused by untreated fungal/monilial infections. Topical anti-fungal creams may help. Circumcision may also be a direct way to eliminate this infection cycle involving the foreskin. Seek an opinion and examination with your urologist to determine the best course of action. ...Read more
Could use your help docs! My foreskin retracts normally when my penis is not erected. But when it erects it does not retracts fully. Confused?
Normal: This is quite normal, especially if you have a lot of redundant foreskin, there is no harm with this. ...Read more
I washed foreskin and penis with 90 cent alcohol and it burnt internally throughout penis from base. Is it coz I put alcohol inside foreskin n glands?
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 not circumcised: Foreskin may or may not cover head of penis in uncircumcised men. Important thing is that foreskin is loose and can easily be retracted for hygeinic purposes. Inabilty to retract or tightness of foreskin needs to be adressed. ...Read more
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
Here are some. ..: Doubtlessly, the nerve-endings of the foreskin is irritated by the pressure and inflammation of foreskin being involved with swelling and inflammation or infection. If not helpful to understand or ease the hurt-related anxiety, seek pro-evaluation, care, and counseling now and future. ...Read more
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 more
No way to know.: This sounds as if it could be significant depending on age and circumstance. I would recommend you see your pcp, dermatologist or urologist. ...Read more
Probably a split: Doubt you actually have a "cut". Most likely a split in a somewhat tight foreskin (phimosis) and a result of retraction, either manually to urinate, with masturbation or sexual intercourse. Worth using some antibiotic ointment such as bacitracin, neomycin etc. Need to see dr. If swelling extends down penis which could signify cellulitis needing antibiotics. See urologist if you have phimosis. ...Read more
? torn frenulum: Web between foreskin & underside of glans, just under urinary opening. Suggest you consult urologist, unless the tear has taken care of itself & foreskin retracts easily. ...Read more
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