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Why Is My Foreskin Stuck On The Head
Para phimosis : This occurs when the foreskin of an uncircumcised male cannot be pulled back over the head of the penis. This can lead to swelling and pain. There is a ring in the foreskin called phimotic ring that can act as a fibrotic ring and may not stretch. Once behind the head of the penis, it can choke on it (ie like chocking the chicken). You need to see an md, preferably a urologist. ...Read more
No, should be loose: Assume you are referring to foreskin adhesion or penile skin bridging. Latter is where part of the original circumcision scar has grown attached to the penile glans. This can easily and painlessly be divided in the office 30 - 40 minutes after application of local anesthetic cream. We could easily confirm this by your sending a photograph of this problem via cell-phone for review. ...Read more
What is the string like skin that joins the bottom of the head on my penis to my foreskin? Also is it restricting me to retract my foreskin?
My foreskin around my penis keeps on spliiting and now the skin feels different on my foreskin to the point where I cannot pull my foreskin back.?
Possible Intertrigo: It is difficult to give a definitive diagnosis based on the information you have provided. However, as a general rule, those who are uncircumsied are more likely to develop "intertrigo", a condition where the trapped moisture underneath the foreskin predisposes the skin to yeast overgrowth and inflammation. Please consider paying a visit to your local dermatologist to evaluate for this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The foreskin on my penis is very red and irritated, and i sometimes feel pain in the head of the penis, my foreskin is not tight. What is this?
Still...: Without direct inspection, it's hard to firmly state what it's; but the most common condition is still long-foreskin-related inflammation / yeast infection. So, keep the glans penis and foreskin clean ; dry after washed with tap water ; apply topical cream thinly with the ingredients of steroid and anti-fungus drugs. If not improved as expected in 1-2 wks, see urologist for possible circumcision. ...Read more
Why does it hurts when I get an erection while my glan of my penis is out, it feels like its goin to rip the skin thats on the bottom of the glan ?
It shouldn't: It generally should not hurt and your skin should be able to accommodate an erection. An infection, adhesions around the base of the glans, a congenital deformity, or a contracture or scar could be possible reasons why you are experiencing pain. You should go to a urologist for a comprehensive examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have noticed a painful boil on my penis where my foreskin covers the head. Also red spots on the head of my penis. Any idea what this could be?
Herpes: Any painful lesion such as you describe should be evaluated for herpes. See a doctor soon so that tests can be done to confirm or deny herpes as a diagnosis. Sometimes, they may just diagnose based on exam. Treatment is available and effective for this, but herpes is not curable. Bottom line: go be evaluated. ...Read more
I was circumcised 5 days ago and lump has formed on the bottom of my penis below the head. Skin is sticking to my penis head from that lump.Am I okay?
Here are some...: I assumed your Q is for someone else since the noted demographic features as female. Without a direct look at, it is hard to tell if okay for sure. Nonetheless, it si worthwhile to just wait, watch, & see as long as getting better & less painful day by day. For the time being, just keep the circumcision site as clean & dry as possible and as elevated as possible in lying position. More? Ask... ...Read more
Hi I have a small white spot like a blister under my foreskin where the head ends on the underside. It only hurts when I pull back the foreskin. Help?
Possible infection: If you are sexually active, this could be a sexually transmitted disease, such as herpes simplex, or other infection. If you have never been sexually active, the most common sore of this type is an abrasion caused by masturbation, but there are other possibilities. Please get this looked at by your doctor and get treatment for it. Avoid having sex until you discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
There is a vein on the top side of my penis.Not on the shaft but on the top when i pull the skin away. What couses this to happen?
On the bottom of my penis shaft, where my foreskin meets the head of the penis, there is a vein like line leading down to my testicals. Normal ?
Yes: That's probably your central raphe which is normal. It's more prominent on dark skinned individuals and nothing to worry about. ...Read more
The skin just below the head of my penis is swollen like I have a bubble type ring arnd my penis. It is sensitive when i touch it. Whats wrong?
Swollen foreskin: Swelling of the skin around the head of the penis could be caused by inflammation, such as a contact dermatitis, infection, sexually activity, and others. If swelling is tight enough, it may compromise circulation to the area. If swelling is not resolving in short order or is increasing, please see a urologist immediately or go to er. ...Read more
FORESKIN: It could be yiest. This is common in diabetics. It should be looked at by a dermatologist or urologist to confirm and treat. ...Read more
Im 16yr guy, uncircumcised; when I pull my foreskin back as much as I can, the foreskin on the right is connected to the base of the glans. problem?
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