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Treatment for congenital phimosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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User :   Head of my penis is covered by skin and only part of the skin coming down during masturbation.What should i do ???
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXX here.
User :   Hello
Doctor :   please describe your symptom in detail
User :   Okay
Doctor :   since when are you faced with this problem?
User :   The skin over my penis is not coming down completely..
Doctor :   please provide your age, height, weight, details of past medical illness if any.
User :   Age 27
Doctor :   were you able to pull down the skin (foreskin) completely before?
Doctor :   since when are you faced with this problem?
User :   172 cm is height
User :   No, i was never able to put it down
Doctor :   do you mean to say that the foreskin is not completely retractable (pull down) since birth?
User :   I thought i was young and it will come down by itself
Doctor :   ok'
User :   ya
Doctor :   inability to pull down the foreskin completely is due to a condition called Phimosis
User :   I thought when i will be over 20 it will come down,but it is not coming
Doctor :   it can be present since birth or it can happen later in life due to infections of penis head
User :   No infection
User :   It is since birth
Doctor :   when it is present since birth it is also called as congenital phimosis
User :   I am a virgin....
Doctor :   the treatment lies in finding out the cause
User :   okay
User :   Ya, it is since birth..
Doctor :   the cause can be due to fibrous tissue causing adhesion or scar tissue which needs to be cut by doing a minor operation similar to circumsicion
User :   Okay
Doctor :   the type of procedure needed depend on your examination finding
User :   Whom should i see for that...
Doctor :   you need to go ahead with getting examined by a urologist to see what is holding the skin tight
User :   I have no problem with erection or masturbation.
User :   Will i be able to do sex??
Doctor :   if the skin is not able to be retracted back well, then you might have pain or bleeding when attempting intercourse
Doctor :   there will usually be no problems associated with erection and ejaculation
User :   no, i never attempt hard to force the skin out
Doctor :   yes, you should never try to attempt hard
User :   Okay
Doctor :   as it might cause bleeding and severe pain
User :   do u know about any urologist i may see?
Doctor :   do not worry you can get this treated and lead a normal sexual life
Doctor :   please provide your location details
User :   XXX
Doctor :   ok. let me check. please give me a few moments.
Doctor :   visit this link
Doctor :   you might be able to contact Urologist there
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User :   Should i go directly to a surgeon for surgery or a urologist..
Doctor :   you can go ahead with either meeting a general surgeon or a urologist
User :   Okay, thank you very much...
User :   Nice to chat with u
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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