Phimosis

What is Phimosis?

It is a condition in males where the foreskin cannot be fully retracted over the glans penis.

Questions and answers on "Phimosis"

Hi Dr, I am 25yrs female and i am under treatment for PCOS. I am married since August 2012 and trying to concieve. My husband is 30 yrs and have phimosis . I am taking clomid and duphaston tablets for the past 3 months. Metformin was also added past month. Will I be able to concieve? Does phimosis of my hubbie hinder pregnancy? Please do help...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Welcome to HCM,
As you are having PCOS, it may take some time to have pregnancy.
Continue with the treatment and remain guidance of your Gynaec.
Phimosis does not play any roll to prevent pregnancy unless due to tight phimosis penetration is not possible.
Ok and bye.

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am 26 . i thought i dont have phimosis. but now i doubt it. the skin at the back of my penis is still attached. i started to bother it when i was trying to lengthen my penis through exercises. i found that because of this attachment my penis is not getting enough length. pls tell me a good answer . i cant go for a surgery and need to cure this as early as possible. thank you. hope u will reply

doctor1 MD

Hello
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have some doubt about length of your penis .Since you have not mentioned any thing about your foreskin .it is difficult to judge whether you have Phimosis or not.

This can be confirmed only on clinical...

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hi i am XXXXXXX age 22 ....i am going to get married next year...i so depressed of my small penis....also i have a phimosis condition..hw to grow up my penis.....hw to get cured from this phimosis condition .is circumsion s the oly solution....i so depressed..i told my mom to keep my marraige after 1 year.....can any of the doctor can help me........i am very annoyed with this situation
my weight is around 78 kgs and my height is 6.6

doctor1 MD

Hi ,
Thanks for the query.

Phimosis is a common condition, usually causes no problems, and nothing needs be done. If phimosis causes obstruction of the urinary stream, hematuria (blood in the urine), or pain, this can be a urologic emergency and require surgery to relieve the phimosis....

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I have phimosis from diabetes I think. instead of circumcision, does stretching of the foreskin work?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Surgery is the only solution.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Phimosis is not just a tight skin. At your age, phimosis is build of scar tissue. Stretching it just makes the scar harder and foreskin tighter. That is why stretching is not a good idea.
Unfortunately...

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My friend has a nine year old son, he has phimosis and his mother is scared for her son and scared about how much this surgery will cost her, she barely get's by month to month and she says that the people she talked to gave her prices from $4000 up. Seems like a lot to me. and to her.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
High price if done by laser.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Phimosis needs circumcision. As the boy is 9 years old. The exorbitant price for circumcision may be due to laser. The difference between the two procedures-one by laser and another by conventional method is only the mode of cutting...

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hey doctor


hey i have phimosis. is there any other cure other than circumsition?

doctor1 MD

Hi dear,
Please ask your query.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma

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My friend has a nine year old son, he has phimosis and his mother is scared for her son and scared about how much this surgery will cost her, she barely get's by month to month and she says that the people she talked to gave her prices from $4000 up. Seems like a lot to me. and to her.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Should be half the cost or even below

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing to health care magic.
Circumcision is the surgery done for phimosis.
The cost quoted to your friend is exorbitant.
Itshould be less than 2000 dollars even in the best hospitals.
It can be done even for 500...

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Hi,
How do I diagnose if I have balanitis?
I have phimosis, and a wart (i think it is a wart) on the left testis and some very small wart-like growths with something like puss in it (similar to a pimple) on the genitals, from more than 10yrs (currently 25yrs).
What do I do?

doctor1 MD

Dear Sir,

Sorry to hear about your condition. From the description of your lesions, you are suffering from genital warts, one of which has become infected and oozing pus. In addition to this you have phimosis, which is inability of retract the foreskin. Phimosis is invariably associated with an...

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My 6 year old went to urgent care today because he was having to urinate often and feeling like he had to go often but was not producing much each time. He said he was sore. I gave him a warm bath it helped a bit but when going to the bathroom he said it hurt. he was still able to urinate though. When he did the urine test at urgent care (I went there because of the time of day and because I am out of the tree regular doctor visits that my insurance will cover, yet they have unlimited urgent care visits) he had a full cup, but the doctor said he has phimosis and he will need surgery. I will take him of course to the pediatrician and pediatric urinologist but am hoping to God that things can wait til January 1st. Dont think I am a terrible parent. We were in foreclosure last year and hanging on by a thread even now. I just want to know how to tell if it is urgent enough that emergency care is needed. He stopped having discomfort later it wasn t all the time otherwise I would be rushing to a hospital and of course would if he could could not urinate at all, as I said he did at least a cup last time. I just want to see if I can care for him safely until the beginning of January.

doctor1 MD

Phimosis is not an emergent condition. You can wait till January. Especially since he is passing urine. Ask him to have a lot of fluids because it helps preventing urinary tract infections. Give warm baths as it helps him in his pain. If his urine examination shows presence of pus cells and he...

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Recent questions on  Phimosis

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Like two weeks ago I was experimenting some pain when having sex with my girlfriend, I didn't put attention, as the pain was soft, well, actually the pain was when trying to penetrate her the first time, after that all was good. WE had sex this week, last Tuesday to be sure and the pain was stronger. In the night when I was in the shower I noticed that the top of the foreskin was a little red and swollen (The pennis was erectus at that time) and I try to pull back the foreskin and I felt pain, then I looked a detail and I saw some little cuts on the top of the foreskin, they were minimal, almost visible, I washed whole pennis and when the water was falling it actually hurst even more, like any other cut on the body. I searched and searched the web to found a reason before to go to doctor and my conclusion it was that I have some kind of phimosis, I don't know why, this had never happened to me before. Now the pennis is fine, actually I try to avoid any erection on the day, which is almost impossible but I saw that the cuts gone, but I'm worry that when having sex again they appear. Any advice to know if I will heal quickly, or I have to do something else? Is this serious?

Thanks,

doctor1 MD

I have a purple ring around the glans of my penis. I am uncircumcised and my foreskin has been tight in the past, however I am able to pull it all the way back with no trouble now and have been regularly keeping the hood clean. Any ideas as to what this may be? The purple ring is a little tender, no sign of a fungal infection. I have read that using Bepanthen Cream for Nappy rash may help.

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Hello Doctor. I am 21 years old. I cannot retract my foreskin completely because there is a small joint with the penis. Because of this incomplete retraction I think I have a little pain during intercourse whenever I try to push it fully inside. There are no issues related to urination. Is this phimosis, and if yes what should I do ? Is circumcision the only option ?

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Hi doctor, I am a 26 years old male. I had to undergo circumcision due to congenital phimosis in june this year. A "Shang Ring" was placed on the cut line after the surgery and thus stitches were not needed. After 8 days of surgery, the ring detached partially and it began burning. So I visited my doctor but he could not notice it. In next two days the burning sensation aggravated and i again visited the doctor. This time he removed the ring and told me that edema had occurred at the cut line and that it would heal on its own. Now three months have passed but there is no improvement on edema. What should I do now? Please help me.

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I'm 25 and have never retracted foreskin from penis gland( mild phimosis ). When I do touch it it hurts( probably cuz I've never exposed my head in 25 years) 2 questions 1. Is preputioplasty good way to fix my problem ( since my penis head is...

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Height- 5'10 Weight- 67KG Penile Measurement - Length: 5.9 - 6.0 inches Girth: 4.9 in the base, 4.5 just below the glans Dear Doctor, I am suffering from the below symptoms since June/2014. I am having penile pain and bend during erection in the...

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My foreskin of penis covers all mt penis...I tried to pull it back at its head and kept it there for 1 day....but now it's hurting

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