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What To Do If Foreskin Grows Back
Phimosis: The foreskin is the area of skin that covers the head of the penis. With erection, the penis lengthens and this skin retracts. Having a foreskin means needing to maintain good hygiene. Daily retraction and cleaning is key. Otherwise inflammation of the foreskin and head can occur. Over time this can scar the foreskin, making it difficult and painful to retract. Circumcision can fix this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phimosis...: Inability to pull back foreskin is called phimosis, which may hinder regular cleaning and as well increase the odd to get infection. If the above annoying situations bother you, circumcision is the answer for its long-term care and can be done under local anesthesia as an outpatient with acceptable discomfort, after adjusting the balance between reality and expectation. Best wish... ...Read more
See doc...: Do you mean not able to pull the foreskin up or down? Up? It hints you have phimosis - tight long foreskin covering penile head; if so and bothering you, do circumcision. If difficult to pull down with swelling, you get paraphimosis for which you need to go to er for urgent attention to reduce swelling and pull it down by experienced professional hands; if impossible, do dorsal slit under local.. ...Read more
Here are some...: Do you mean to pull back foreskin for cleansing or to restore foreskin after circumcision? For #1, circumcision may be required to expose tight & long foreskin; for #2, foreskin restoration can be done if there is sufficient local or nearby skin available, but almost all such cases are unnecessary. Yet, very occasionally, too much skin removal may affect penile length for erection / coitus... ...Read more
Phimosis, tight skin: This must interfere with penile hygeine and is unsatisfactory for either sex or masturbation. Definitive treatment is circumcision, although some penises respond to ma prolonged course of prescription steroid cream, e.G kenalog (triamcinolone) or 0.1% betamethasone. Suggest you see a urologist who will take care of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Presumably you mean how to retract your foreskin rather than how to restore your foreskin ( it can not be returned to you, even with a valid receipt). A tight foreskin is known as phimosis and can be treated with good hygiene, topical steroids like low dose Hydrocortisone cream, and time. If that is not successful, consider a circumcision, which is sort of where this answer started anyhow. ...Read more
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