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What is the stretching method to treat tight foreskin?

What is the stretching method to treat tight foreskin?

Retracting foreskin: Simply pulling back on foreskin tto uncover the glans. Low success rate.Can be facilitated by using steroid cream around tight area.Continue using cream until skin retracts easily. Please make sure foreskin is pulled back over the glans or else paraphimosis can occur when retracted foreskin forms a tight band around the penis which cuts off lymph & blood return from foreskin. This is an emergency. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Is it possible to stretch a foreskin? I have a tight foreskin..I have heard people say they have successfully stretched it using devices and methods

Is it possible to stretch a foreskin? I have a tight foreskin..I have heard people say they have successfully stretched it using devices and methods

Yes possible: and painful , most likely you developed phimosis ( external opening narrows ) and unable to retract , due added infection inside fore skin. Most of the time circumcision is required , some times can avoid by stretching fore skin Consult urologist ...Read more

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How to help a tight foreskin? Keep stretching it with slow progress?

How to help a tight foreskin? Keep stretching it with slow progress?

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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Does stretching and betamethasone help tight foreskin?

Does stretching and betamethasone help tight foreskin?

Betamethasone yes: Stretching no, unless gently combined with steroid (such as betamethasone) cream. Forceable stretching can cause foreskin to split which in turn will cause scarring and worse phimosis. ...Read more

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How do I treat tight foreskin?

How do I treat tight foreskin?

W orw'out surgery: Depends upon whether or not u wish to retain your foreskin. U can try twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) to tight area twice daily for a few weeks. Definitive treatment would be circumcision. In between is prepucioplasty: tight area of foreskin is divided vertically & closed transversely, both loosens up & preserves foreskin.Consult gu dr. ...Read more

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How can I treat tight foreskin?

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Here are some ...: Circumcision is the choice of care for a tight long foreskin in a 34-yr man and can be done under local anesthesia in aseptic setting after being counseled for its indication, details, complications, etc. with stressing realistic expectation. For the time being, keep up adequate topical hygiene - dry and clean and may lightly use topical antifungal + steroid cream under pro-supervision... Best... ...Read more

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What's a good way to treat tight foreskin?

What's a good way to treat tight foreskin?

See a urologist: You can sometimes treat phimosis with a steroid cream applied tot he foreskin. I use Betamethasone for my patients with phimosis that do not want a circumcision. The other option is surgery . However, i recommend you get checked bya urologist. There is one condition which causes phimosis which can be dangerous. It is called balanitis xerotica obliterans (bxo) and that requires surgical treatment. ...Read more

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How can you treat a man with tight foreskin?

How can you treat a man with tight foreskin?

See below: Betamethasone cream is very effective for treatment of phimosis in children and adults. It is safe, easy to apply and cost effective. In most published protocols, it is used twice daily for up to 4 weeks. Used as instructed, it will cure or significantly improve the problem in over 70% of patients. Observation, circumcision, stretching, surgical incision (slit), etc are also appropriate. ...Read more

Tight Foreskin (Definition)

Tight foreskin, also called phimosis, is a condition where it is difficult to retract the foreskin over the head of the penis. A person is born with foreskin that is tight, but it should gradually ...Read more


Foreskin (Definition)

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