Phimosis Treatment And Care

Patient

Q: I have had phimosis for a little over a year now, and have only just recently been made aware of my condition. Truth be told, hasn't affected me adversely in any way, shape, or form apart from the fact that I have been unable to pull my foreskin back, at least when erect, and when flaccid, I find difficulty in pulling it back. Is there anything you can recommend for me in the way of exercises, creams and such?

Symptoms:  Tightness and discomfort when pulling foreskin back
Doctor

A:   Hi.
Thanks for your query and an elucidate history and understanding that you have.

Since the foreskin is difficult to retract, I think it may be possible to make it more retractile.
You can use a skin oil or better is the water based jelly to lubricate the glans, under the surface of the foreskin and try to retract back without force or pain. If this becomes possible, continue doing this multiple times at least once in 24 hours. You have to clean the solution after the exercise and keep the area dry and always to replace the foreskin over the glans. Never keep the skin in the retracted position otherwise it may five you a condition called paraphimosis.
I hope this will be a good solution to try.
If this fails, you can get the prepuce dilated under anesthesia, continue the above exercise.
If this too fails, the best solution is to get a formal circumcision done.

I hope this answer helps you.

Related Q&A

Q: I was recently at a bar and used thr public restroom, when i stood up there was blood i didnt notice on the toliet. I...

Q: I am a ( otherwise ) healthy normal male, 47 years; diagnosed with high BP 8 months back. I am on Twynsta ( 80/5 ) an...

Q: Dear Sir Greetings of the day I had one sexual intercourse with unknown status lady and after that was having a fear...

Q: I had protected sex on 5th Jan 2017 and 7th Jan 2017 . From 12th of jan I am feeling mild fever and few rashes came n...

Q: Hello. I am 19 years old, nulliparous, who was on depoprovera for 3 years. I decided to get the hormone-free copper I...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews