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Penis is retracting up into body. No pain. What to do?

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Penis is retracting up into body. This just started happenning this afternoon. There is no actual pain,
Posted Sat, 12 Oct 2013 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Vivek Chail 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Obesity management may help.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing in to us.

There are multiple causes of buried penis including obesity, aging with an overlying fold of abdominal fat and skin. As you have mentioned 40 pounds weight increase, there must have been fat deposited around your pubis and penis.

You may try weight loss techniques and obesity management. If excess skin and fat are present on the lower abdomen and pubis, the skin and fat are excised, elevating the pubic region and giving a more youthful appearance to the penis and genitalia. If fat only is present, liposuction or open surgical removal of the fat is performed. The skin of the pubis is sutured down to the underlying abdominal tissue, which prevents the penis from hiding in the pubic area. The skin at the base of the penis and scrotum is sutured to the erectile bodies, preventing the penis from retracting into fat or into the scrotum.

Hope your query is answered.
Do write back in case of doubts.

Dr. Vivek.
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