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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   Hi doctor , last night i woke up from the sleep with some uneasiness on the penis. i went to bathroom and had a look to it to see that the outer skin had stretched backtowards the pelvic area. and i was able to see the inner skin organ more evidently. and there were lot otf granural stuff in white color sticking on to it. since its my first experience to see this, i am not aware of it. is this normal or should i have to worry abot this? i am married for 1 and half years. please advice. thank you.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   How are you feeling today?
Doctor :   Were you able to pull back the skin to its usual place?
User :   it was back to normal after i manually moved the outer skin to the normal position doctor.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the granular thing . is it noraml ?
Doctor :   Yes, the granular thing is normal.
Doctor :   let me explain it to you.
User :   i was worried seein that , and i dont know if everybody has this type of experience.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Before, I explain it, may I know if you had itching, burning sensation or a foul smelling discharge?
User :   nothing like dat, jsut that i woke up suddenly in the night feeling uneasiness in the organ, may be because my shorts were touching the inner part
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I cannot explain to you how the skin got retracted, unless there was a manual retraction, however the white granular particles you saw are absolutely normal.
Doctor :   They are known as smegma.
Doctor :   Its a collection of penile secretion and the exfoliated skin particles.
Doctor :   They do not cause any problems.
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out. Please log back if there is any other queries.
User :   sorry doctor there was an interruption
Doctor :   Can you confirm you phone number?
User :   i need to know f i have to wash it off or will it create any proble while intercourse with my wife
User :   0000
User :   is it hygenic
User :   iit will get expire now.. can u advice me over the fone please
User :   0000 in india tamilnadu
User :   thank u so much doctor for ur valuable advice.
User :   have a blessed day ahead
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