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Will betamethasone be effective in treatment of phemosis ?

to dr gaurav patel,sir i have read on the internet that betamethasone is very effective in the treatment of phemosis as it thins the foreskin .mine phemosis is not a major one,so i think streching and some local apllication will do..plz suggest me some local apllication.
Sun, 22 Jan 2012
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hi sujit
problem in phimosis is not thickness but excessive skin
so there is no term like mild phimosis
u can use good lubricant gel to assist good movement of foreskin over glans
u must not apply force to retract it
i repeat dont apply betamethasone ,it must not use .
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Will betamethasone be effective in treatment of phemosis ?

hi sujit problem in phimosis is not thickness but excessive skin so there is no term like mild phimosis u can use good lubricant gel to assist good movement of foreskin over glans u must not apply force to retract it i repeat dont apply betamethasone ,it must not use .