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Inability to retract foreskin, penis bent in erect state - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   after erection my penis looks blend downwards, is that a problem? can be cured by any treatment?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXX here
User :   Good evening Doctor
Doctor :   please describe your symptom in detail
User :   my foreskin doesnt move below the head of the penis
Doctor :   ok. has it been like this since birth or have you developed inability to move foreskin below head of penis recently?
User :   once i got erection its looks like a blend in the middle, and forms a curve on my penis
User :   yes not even once my foreskin moved back by itself
Doctor :   ok. do you mean to say that due to the inability to pull down foreskin, the penis is having bent shape upon erection?
User :   i tried myself moving back and succeeded my little pain
Doctor :   ok. the inability to remove the foreskin is also also known as phimosis, it can be congenital (by birth) or acquired (develop later)
User :   whether my foreskin moves back or not. my penis looks bent only
Doctor :   do not try to pull it back yourself if it pains or causes discomfort, you will injure it more and it might lead to bleeding
Doctor :   we will first address the foreskin problem and then come to the curvature problem.
User :   ok
Doctor :   the treatment of phimosis is based on examination findings to see the extent of the problem and the cause behind the problem
Doctor :   usually the cause for it are adhesions either fibrous or tissue adhesions, that do not allow for skin to be pulled back
Doctor :   if these are mild, then topical ointments can be used
User :   ok
User :   ointments means kind of lube?
Doctor :   if the topical or medical management fails, then a small surgical procedure similar to circumcision is done
Doctor :   no, not LUBE, these are medicated ones to dissolve the adhesion or scar tissues
User :   ok
Doctor :   so once the exact problem for the inability to pull back foreskin is determined, treatment for it can be initiated
Doctor :   if the curvature or the bending of penis is associated with Phimosis, then the surgery or treatment done for its correction will help in correcting the curvature also
User :   ohh ok
Doctor :   if the curvature is still present then the extend has to be determined. mild curvatures of 10-20 degrees do not cause problems with having intercourse.
Doctor :   and sometimes get corrected once you start having sexual life
Doctor :   to almost upto 5 degrees correction
Doctor :   so I would recommend you to first tackle the Phimosis problem?
User :   yeah sure
Doctor :   and for this you will need to meet an Urologist or a Andrologist
Doctor :   for examination to determine teh cause
Doctor :   and proceed with treatment
Doctor :   did you follow what I have said? please get back to me in case of having doubt.
User :   yeah, any clinic recommendation?
Doctor :   I will try to help
Doctor :   please provide your location details
User :   XXX , India
Doctor :   please give me few moments while I look for the information.
User :   sure...
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User :   Thank you Doctor, i have one more question
User :   twice i tried to have sex to the same girl, but i couldnt insert into her. I was finding it very difficult. Since it was failure i lost my erection quickly without ejaculating. Any suggestion on this...
Doctor :   you can also meet Dr. XXX
User :   ok
Doctor :   in XXX . He is also one of our panel specialists.
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   yes, was it the problem of insertion that made you lose the erection or was it natural that you lost erection soon?
User :   after failed to insert i lost erection
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   after failed i lost erection
User :   But earlier i had a good intercourse to an another girl, where she took all the responsbilities
Doctor :   ok. then the problem could be attributed to your loss of confidence due to failure of insertion
Doctor :   what problem did you face while inserting? was there pain or discomfort associated?
User :   and i had orgasm into her, of course with protection only
Doctor :   ok. if you have has successful intercourse earlier then there will be no problems with further intercourse
User :   no pain for me, but i was finding it very difficult to locate the mouth of vagina
Doctor :   do not worry about this one incident
User :   ok
User :   thank you doctor i will meet the recommended doctor
Doctor :   go ahead with the urologist examination and correction of Phimosis, you should be fine
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no, thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye...
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