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What medications can you take for phimosis?

What medications can you take for phimosis?

None...: No oral drug is available to be taken for this inborn long, tight, non-retractable foreskin. To define what you really need, go to see and talk with urologist for detailing. Best wish ... ...Read more

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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


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How long does it take for the cure for phimosis to work?

How long does it take for the cure for phimosis to work?

Phimosis cure?: If you are talking about circumcision, the effect is inmediate. If you are talking about pain and discomfort, depends on your threshold for pain, 1-2 weeks. Resuming intercourse 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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I have been told I have phimosis. Can you describe exactly what is and what is not phimosis and what is minor and major? I'm unsure if I need circumsi

Tight foreskin: Phimosis is where foreskin can not easily be retracted, Severe phimosis ranges from tiny pinpoint opening in foreskin to inability to retract foreskin so that adequate penile hygiene is impossible. Worth trying course go Prescreen strength steroid cream, applied twice daily to tight are whilst you try to retract. Always return foreskin over glans. Will require circumcision if cream doesn't work. ...Read more

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I'm scared to have sex because of phimosis. Is there any hope for me?

I'm scared to have sex because of phimosis. Is there any hope for me?

Get phimosis fixed: Mild phimosis may respond to prescription strenght steroid cream otherwise a cirumcision or prepucioplasty (foreskin retaining surgery) will take care of your problem. Bonus will be a clean penis when you wash it. ...Read more

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What is phimosis?

What is phimosis?

Here are some ...: Phimosis is a medical term to denote the persistent presence of long tight foreskin after childhood, which may usually pose no adverse effects to the glans penis, but at times inflammation / infection - called balanoposthitis, may occur and become a nuisance to personal life - so requiring circumcision. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What causes phimosis?

What causes phimosis?

Phimosis: Phimosis is physiologic (normal) in babies, by 3-4 years of age the majority (90%) resolve spontanously due to intermittent erections , by 18 years of age only 1% or less have pessitent non retractile foreskin the most common cause of pathologic phimosis is repeated infections (balanitis). ...Read more

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How to cure phimosis?

How to cure phimosis?

No cure but ...: The care for all long, tight, retractable or non-retractable, foreskin includes: palliatively, try proper cleansing and drying with good ventilation with or without using antifungal agent with/without steroid; definitively, circumcision is the answer to long-term care. So, professionals never cure but modify it with drugs or surgery and mental adoption and adaptation. ...Read more

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How is phimosis treated?

How is phimosis treated?

Topical creams: It is usually treated with topical creams placed on the foreskin directly. These creams may include steroids, antifungal creams, or a combination of both. If all these conservative measures fail, then a circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more

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How do you get phimosis?

How do you get phimosis?

Inflammation.: In adults, inflammation of the foreskin can cause a scarring reaction that restricts its normal elasticity. Inflammation can be caused by infections of the skin, chronic irritation from poor hygiene, and injury to the foreskin or small tears. Skin problem such as lichen sclerosis can also affect the skin. If it restricts erections or impedes the urine stream, circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more

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What to do with phimosis?

What to do with phimosis?

Fix it: Adult phimosis can be a significant health problem. See a urologist who may recommend a steroid cream or circumcision depending on how severe. ...Read more