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What causes tight forskin? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Apr-2014
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Doctor:Hi
Doctor:How can I help?
User:Hi
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:What brings you on chat today?
User:since last 2 weeks, I've closed foreskin issue in the penis, not able to stretch it's kind of redish and pains more when stretch...
Doctor:ok
Doctor:It is a condition called as phimosis
User:2 weeks back, I noticed that it was painful after the intercourse and saw that it got tinny cut in the penal head - forskin - after then on wards, it irritates more when on urine passing too
User:i too googled and found it is phimosis, what's the actual cause for this ?
Doctor:Did you not have this tight forskin before 2 weeks?
User:no it was quite normal, this is the first time im facing... not sure on comeout from this
User:so what's the cause for this ?
Doctor:It seems to have developed because the cut is healing
Doctor:The usual cause of cut is fungal infection of the foreskin
User:ok
User:is it something like got spreaded from wife to me ? or
Doctor:The treatment is to try antifungal cream like clotrimazole or miconazole cream on the affected area
User:is this quite available in pharma ? without prescription ?
Doctor:It should get better once the cut is properly healed
Doctor:Yes it is available without prescription at most phamacies
User:ok, so now the state is cut is healing, and the skin became very dry so, ?
User:how long the healing will take after apply cream >
Doctor:The dryness is also due to the fungal infection
Doctor:It should start right away
User:ok, how many days should i apply
Doctor:It can applied on SOS basis
User:SOS >
User:?
Doctor:Miconazole is a longer acting antifungal cream
Doctor:sos means when required
Doctor:Also drink cleaner water
Doctor:It will also help with dryness
User:i also worries, since 2 weeks on this problem, I could see some very very tinny semi solid white particle -- im sure is not semen, what's that is it salt or something ?
Doctor:Do you have any question?
Doctor:It may just be dead skin or fungal spores or filaments
User:ok, let me apply the cream
User:i hope its not that serioius to look out urology dr or some one `
Doctor:It does not seem to be at present
Doctor:But if the constriction is not releieved
Doctor:then you may consult a urologist or surgeon
User:ok and tell me finallly to avoid this what to take care on ? or what's the basic cause for this, so that keep that in mind
Doctor:Mostly keep the area hydrated with a good cold cream or oil like olive oil
Doctor:It may have happened either due to weak immunity or from sexual exposure to an infected female
User:ok,
User:thank you dr,
Doctor:ok
Doctor:In case of sexual exposure please use barrier contraceptive like condom
Doctor:Hope it helps
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
User:ok
User:thank you dr,
User:thats all
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
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