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Treatment for Phimosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have query related to my sexual organ
Doctor :   ok
User :   upper skin of my penis is not moving freely
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   i mean the skin is attached just below my cock
User :   27
User :   and very soon m going to marry
Doctor :   Yes- i Understand- you are not able to retract your foreskin
User :   yeah
User :   and also my ppenis is slightly curve
User :   its not straight
Doctor :   This is a condition called Phimosis
Doctor :   the forskin problem
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Is the curve slight/ quite a lot?
User :   slight
Doctor :   Ok- you will need to see an urologist for a physical examination-
User :   ok
Doctor :   The treatment for Phimosis- is circumcision
User :   what it is?
Doctor :   if the curve is very slight- it might not need any treatment
User :   is it possible to make it straight?
Doctor :   it is a surgical procedure to cut way the foreskin
User :   ohh....okay
Doctor :   for the curve
it will depend on the cause- usually a band of scar tissue on one side will cause the bend to the opposite side
User :   ok...
User :   so, basically it wont be cause any issue during sex right?
Doctor :   Once you see an urologist for a physical examination- then the appropriate treatment can be done
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Lots of men have very slight curves- that does not cause a problem
User :   can Phimosis cause any issue during sex?
Doctor :   but the Phimosis can cause a problem
User :   what kind of problem?
Doctor :   see- because the foreskin is not retractable- the foreskin may come back during sex and then may not come back up again- getting stuck -
Doctor :   causing swelling and pain of the glans penis- and you will have to rush to the hospital
User :   ok...
User :   so i might have to go for surgery
User :   right?
Doctor :   yes
User :   how long it will take to recover completely
Doctor :   it is a simple procedure and you might have to just stay in hospital for a day
User :   ok...
Doctor :   you will recover in 7-10 days
User :   what will be the approximate cost for this surgery in bangalore in good hospital
Doctor :   but have to avoid sexual intercourse for 1 month
Doctor :   We will call you back with the details for that-
User :   erection will be fine during tht period?
Doctor :   Yes- but you must remember that as the skin has been cut away- there will be stitches
User :   ok
Doctor :   is your
User :   my mobile number is not correct
User :   but u can reach me on my email
Doctor :   we will mail you the details then
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   ok...thnks so much doctor
User :   :)
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   bbye
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