Doctor insights on:
Why Is My Foreskin Turning Dark
Rashes: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Foreskin should B OK: Foreskins do not wear down. Foreskin can be pushed back, but if too tight may remain "stuck" behind glans. This is paraphimosis and needs urgent attention, hence foreskin should always be pulled back over glans. You may need to consult a urologist or else send us a photograph of your penis for us to review privately so we can comment upon it in confidence. ...Read more
Penis shaft/foreskin had 2 dark/dry circles which after a few days just went as is now fleshy and pink is this ok? Another dry circle is now between.
I have a dark spot on my foreskin.When im flaccid its there but when im hard its not.I masturbate daily and dont use lotion. Can I fix this dark spot?
DARK SPOT: Do you need to do anything? If it disappears when you are erect, its only 1/2 there? This has nothing to do with masturbation although if you use lube, you'll walk better ! I cant answer your question accurately without a site inspection, and no doc can, so go see your doc to examine the spot, mercifully when not erect ! thanks ...Read more
Dark ring at base of penis; then slowly progressed to all foreskin over time. it is numb and recently the crown is half as sensative. is this deadvein?
?: You need to be seen, by a urologist and may be a neurologist/vascular medicine specialist, start with your doctor, any doctor, you waited enough, you may be having this problem in other body areas, wish you wellness ...Read more
Is it bad if your penis starts to look like its turning dark blue? I pull the forskin back and i start seeing dark blue or something i don't know if it will keep going up or it will stay but it looks like it going up is this an infrection or it will go aw
You need to see a doctor right away. If you are not circumsized then you could be dealing with a condition called phimosis, which is a tightening of the foreskin. This could cause discoloration, but would cause pain as well. Also an infection needs to be ruled out.
You really must see a doctor right away.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Use steroid cream: Try to retract foreskin, then apply prescription strength steroid cream (ie 0.1% Betamethasone or Kenalog) to tight area morning & night until loose. Always pull foreskin back over glans to avoid paraphimosis. Will not work if foreskin opening is scarred, in which case surgery will be required. ...Read more
Self-exploration: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www.Restoringforeskin.Org / support q&a-type blog: www.Foreskin-restoration.Net / general education link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more
Foreskin does what?:
Detach? Come off? I do not believe this can happen. Do you mean that the foreskin cannot be pulled back over the glans or head of the penis?
If you cannot retract the foreskin over the glans then i would recommend that you see your family physician. ...Read more
Circumcision: has been shown to decrease the risk of infections in both the man and his sexual partner(s). However, circumcision is rarely indicated in an adult male due to the associated risks. Practicing good hygiene is very important and can make a difference. Keep the foreskin and glans clean by washing thoroughly with antibiotic soap and water. ...Read more
See your doctor: It depends on what kind of problem. If it is a rash or wound you might be told to apply a topical medication. If the foreskin is too tight it might be what is called phimosis, in which case you'd see a urologist who might do a surgery. In any case, see your doctor to help decide what needs done. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Is this Q from the same gentleman? As I could remember, it was answered long time ago. If you really dislike the penile look after circumcision, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before doing more procedures onto the penis. Redoing circumcision is relatively common due to "insufficient" foreskin removal; rare for... ...Read more
Here are some...: Is your foreskin dryness primary or secondary? If primary, just give gentle cleansing with drying + trying topical skin-soothing cream lightly and see, but always with caution while using something new. If secondary like that maybe related to long foreskin with inflammation, seek urologist so to decide if circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more
Popular topic (?): There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www.Restoringforeskin.Org / support q&a-type blog: www.Foreskin-restoration.Net / general education link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more
Explore options: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www.Restoringforeskin.Org / support q&a-type blog: www.Foreskin-restoration.Net / general education link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more
Consult urologist: Need ti retract foreskin for penile hygeine. Treatment is either prescription strength steroid cream applied twice daily to tight area of foreskin twice dauily for 4 - 12 weeks or surgery. Circumcision will kake care of problem once ; for all, or else penoplasty by dividing narrow constricting area ; closing by z-plasty or closing vertical incision horizontally. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes if no anesthetic: Circumcision on an adult is usually performed under general anesthia or occasionally under local anesthesia. Either way is painless fruring operation. Local anesthetic injected into base of penis during operation helps for few hours after operation. Post-op pain intensity variable, worse when u have erection. Percocet works well for pain. Ativan (lorazepam) helps reduce erections. Good luck. ...Read more
Here are some...: Hi! acmaganah, Glad, you ask. Many men with long foreskin may have local inflammation with or without infection like that in armpits or deep skin folds. Besides foreskin-related inflammation/ infection, psoriasis or licken-related or allergic inflammation my also cause local itching. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Why is my foreskin stuck on the head?
- Why are my gums turning brown?
- Why is my eye turning brown?
- Why r the insides of my lips turning black?
- Why is my bottom lip turning pink spots?
- Why is my hand and fingers turning orange in the sling?
- Why i said my sunburn turning purple?
- Dark patch on foreskin
- Why are my fingernails turning black?