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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,I have a condition where in the Penis has this tight phimotic ring making it difficult to retract the foreskin
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i hope you have seen my earlier response
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   i was not sure... I noticed this only couple of years back
User :   I didnt know it was kind of a problem.
Doctor :   Was the fore skin completely retractable earlier?
User :   nope
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   yes. its 28
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   i have not had any sexual intercourse
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Let me explain it to you.
Doctor :   The condition is known as phimosis.
Doctor :   Foreskin is attached to the base of the penis and is normally present in all the males.
Doctor :   It is some times tough in certain individuals.
Doctor :   It can be treated by surgical methods, a procedure known as circumcision.
Doctor :   This procedure is a must if you find problems with sexual intercourse.
User :   is there any method without surgery ?
Doctor :   Most often, the structure can break away during first sexual intercourse.
Doctor :   However on certain occasions, it may not and the only option, then would be circumcision.
User :   I have read on the Internet saying, it can be cured by antibiotics or retracting exercises.
Doctor :   Antibiotics are not useful for your present condition.
User :   this is the exact condition am facing. XXX
Doctor :   Retraction exercises do not completely solve the problem.
Doctor :   I have seen the picture.
Doctor :   Do you have problem retracting the fore skin or pushing back the foreskin to its original possition.
User :   i cant retract it fully.
Doctor :   Since there is a band present, it can be corrected by surgical method alone.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult surgeon who can examine you and help you with this problem.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes, I understand.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with?
User :   Can i go to any urologist and ask for the cure ?
Doctor :   The procedure can be performed by an urologist and if you do not find one a general surgeon is the alternative.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No.. That is it
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back form too.
User :   but I wouldnt go for a circumcision anyway.
Doctor :   The condition you have is known as paraphimosis.
Doctor :   The condition needs surgical procedure, if you find problems during sexual intercourse.
Doctor :   If you do not have any problems during sexual intercourse, then surgery is not absolutely necessary.
Doctor :   So if you are not opting for surgery, you can wait.
User :   Okay. Shall wait and watch.
Doctor :   If you do not have any symptoms now, then you can wait and watch till your first sexual intercours.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes.thank you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Can i ask you any questions related to dental ?
Doctor :   You can proceed.
User :   Can I ask you any questions related to Dental ?
Doctor :   You can proceed.
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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User :   bye
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