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What to do when your foreskin will not go back over the head?

What to do when your foreskin will not go back over the head?

Phimosis: The condition is called phimosis it can be treated with dillation devices or procedures provided by a urologist. ...Read more

Foreskin (Definition)

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


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Not being able to pull foreskin back over the head. Is this a serious issue?

Not being able to pull foreskin back over the head. Is this a serious issue?

Can be: Can predispose to infections, foul odors, (rare cancers), stds, and the like. Phimosis is usually attributed to fungal infection of end of foreskin. Can be stretched (see: http://www. Glanspro. Com/ -- good luck!), or better answer is with urology consult for improvement in situation. Can cause paraphimosis problem if meatus (/"head") gets caught out ("strangulated by foreskin) when erect. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old and I barely pulled my foreskin over my head. It then got hard and started to hurt and got hard to pull the skin back over the head.

I am 16 years old and I barely pulled my foreskin over my head. It then got hard and started to hurt and got hard to pull the skin back over the head.

See urologist to. ..: Your surest bet is see urologist to confirm what your complaints are and decide how to manage it. Clinically, you may need a circumcision as the most effective option of long-term care. ...Read more

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My foreskin which got pulled is not coming back over the head of penis. This is the first time my foreskin got pulled behind head. Am worried now.

My foreskin which got pulled is not coming back over the head of penis. This is the first time my foreskin got pulled behind head. Am worried now.

Can happen: You need to go to the ER if it becomes more swollen and you cannot pull it back over. Sometimes in a warm bath with soap it will slip back If you have it happen more often then you may need surgery The key is whether there is increased swelling and pain ...Read more

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I'm having trouble getting my foreskin back over the head of my penis when I pull it back to urinate or wash it?

I'm having trouble getting my foreskin back over the head of my penis when I pull it back to urinate or wash it?

Here are some....: Clinically you have a long tight foreskin which may give a hard time to roll back down after cleansing, but nonetheless, make sure you roll it down; if not, foreskin swelling may develop as so-called paraphimosis. For good care, more info is needed. To get all these related things for good care done correctly could not be that hard by following: http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best,,, ...Read more

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I masturbated about 2hrs ago, and I still have an erection & the head of my penis is swollen & red, plus I cant get my foreskin back over the head of?

I masturbated about 2hrs ago, and I still have an erection & the head of my penis is swollen & red, plus I cant get my foreskin back over the head of?

Go to the ER: This can be a serious medical condition called PRIAPISM. The increased bloodflow in your penis isn't able to flow out as it should. The doctors in the emergency department, with help from a urologist, can give you medicines to help. ...Read more

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My foreskin can only be pulled back over only the head when I am not erect but when I am erect it cannot go over head. What can I do to quickly fix?

Foreskin: You may need to see a urologist to see if you need a circumcision. Sometimes you can develop a constricting ring around the head of the penis leading to a paraphimosis requiring an emergency room visit. ...Read more

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When soft my foreskin goes back n forth no bother. When erect it doesn't retract as easily and tends to stick behind the head until I go soft again???

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That is normal...: What described about your foreskin could be just normal & unique for you. A direct look at by experienced eyes like urologists', will surely answer your question. Nevertheless, without a look at, it may represent a long yet marginally tight opening of the foreskin. In life reality, it would be best to leave it alone with no bother as long as being comfortable despite the look as described. ...Read more

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I just recently pulled the foreskin back and it is currently stuck behind the head and won't go back to its normal position. I've tried pushing it back forward but it won't budge. Is this an emergency?

Somewhat: There may be a problem called phimosis which prevents normal retraction of the foreskin, but if it gets stuck behind the glans penis it should be addressed by a physician or a urologist. If applying cold applications to the penis doesn't allow you to bring the foreskin over the glans to its normal position, head to the hospital emergency room to avoid complications. ...Read more

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My foreskin pulls back when I get an erection but I has a thin line of skin that's a bit puffy that goes around the bottom of my the head. Normal?

My foreskin pulls back when I get an erection but I has a thin line of skin that's a bit puffy that goes around the bottom of my the head. Normal?

Normal frenulum: In uncircumcised men there is often a band of skin on the bottum or ventral penis called the frenulum. Sometimes this can be thickened or "tight" and get irritated with an erection or with sex. If there is a problem it can be surgically corrected. ...Read more

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My penis foreskin goes back till head. My head comes out... Is it normal or it should go more back?

Depends: Not every penis is the same. Some have more foreskin than others, and the those with less, the glans (or head) may be more visible, which is a normal variation of a penis. ...Read more

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I pulled my foreskin back many times at once and held it for few min. Iam afraid could it has caused paraphimosis. Currently head is covered.

Uncircumcised guy: I do not know why you would even pause for a second. Your activity is normal, common and the way guys who are uncircumcised masturbate, examine or live with their penis. Are you having symptoms of pain? Change in your anatomy? Difficulties peeing or ejaculating? ...Read more

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My foreskin can only be pulled back behind the head and that's when I am not erect. How can I fix without circumcision as an option. Bethamathasone?

My foreskin can only be pulled back behind the head and that's when I am not erect. How can I fix without circumcision as an option. Bethamathasone?

See answer: Phimosis refers to the inability to adequately retract the distal foreskin over the glans penis. One to five percent of males will have nonretractible foreskins by age 16 years. 0.1 -0.05% Betamethasone dipropionate applied to the preputial orifice twice a day for up to 4-6 weeks accompanied by gentle, manual retraction/stretching of the foreskin. Circumcision reserved for persistent phimosis. ...Read more

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Bfriend may have short frenulum he can pull foreskin back easily no pain but head bends down the further pulled frenuloplasty needed or juststretching?

Uncircumcised: There is a treatment with steroid cream applied by q-tip under the foreskin that is caught or tight. A good urologist or a men's health expert will be able to help your friend. ...Read more

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Foreskin of my penis gets back only till bottom of penis head is that a problem or its normal

Full retraction: Ordinarily the foreskin should be able to be retracted behind the head of the penis. If yours doesn't retract that far, there may be a problem, such as a partial phimosis. See your doctor for clarification and referral to an urologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to be able to pull your foreskin back past the entire head of the penis?

Depends: Some guys can; some guys can't. If you're one of the guys who can't, and somehow it does end up getting pulled all the way back and you can't replace it, and it's hurting -- you've got a medical emergency -- get to the emergency room. Beyond this -- bodies are variable and there's no "best.". ...Read more

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Is it normal that the head of my penis is out all the time after the foreskin is moved back?

FORESKIN: It is o.K as long as the opening is wide enough in the foreskin to not cause constriction. Many men have to manually replace it over the corona and glans. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the head of my penis with the foreskin pulled back to be sensitive to touch?

Foreskin: Yes. This is the most sensitive part of your penis. If it is reddened or inflamed, you may have a fungal dermatitis. This is usually treated with topical anti fungal creams and Hydrocortisone like medications. ...Read more

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I can't pull me foreskin back at all and the head of my penis hurts a lot when it touch it. Help?

See ur Dr/Urologist: There is a chance the tightening is due to a fungal infection or skin change that may be amenable to topical steroid and/or antifungal. Pain suggests infection/irritation. Should get urological exam to identify treatment options best for your situation. (aka: phimosis, for more information see: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/phimosis). ...Read more

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Could I still have sex even if my foreskin doesn't pull back at all not even able to see the head?

Possible yes: But uncean & possibly unpleasant. Foreskin is supposed to retract both for hygiene & normal sexual function. You likely require circumcision with such a tight foreskin at age 50 ...Read more

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When my penis becomes hard, the foreskin cannot move back from the head. Is there a solution for me?

Phimosis: Usually attributed to a fungal inection of the end of the foreskin. Can be stretched (see: http://www. Glanspro. Com/ -- good luck); but best addressed with a urologist consult. ...Read more

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My penis head is sensitive. I can pull my foreskin back easily. But when I touch the head or something falls upon it, it hurts badly.

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Here's some...: Is this symptom new or lifelong? To manage it, bring the detailed info on its onset, degree, duration, progress to urologist for analysis, physical exams, etc. So to deduce how this may affect your life as well as how to modify it in a sensible way to alleviate your symptom. ...Read more

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Magnums fit my boyfriend around his shaft but they are a little baggy around the top head of his penis, when his foreskin is pulled back. Is this ok?

Yes, no problem: These things are not made to measure. One size fits all. More over there is great variation to size and shapes of male sexual organ. As long as it is comfortable there should not be any problem. ...Read more

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Foreskin doesn't go back behind the head with an 'erect' penis. Not the problem when it is soft. Phimosis?

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Here are some. ..: Can you retract foreskin for easy cleaning, and have you had trouble in topical hygiene and sexual function? If so, circumcision by skillful surgeon would be the choice of long-term care for you. But from what you described is perceived as a marginal case of phimosis. How to deal with it should be based on clinical necessity as noted above. So, see & ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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16 years old and foreskin does not go back over the glands or head of my penis. Should I be concerned or let nature pull it's course?

Phimosis at 16 years: By 16 years the foreskin should have retracted to expose the glans penis. Please consult your pediatrician and ask him or her about using betamethasone cream to soften the prepuce ...Read more