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Circumcision Of Penis

The surgical removal of the skin covering the tip of the penis (foreskin) is called circumcision. It has various health benefits like better hygiene, fewer chances of urinary tract infections and STDs, prevents many penile problems, and decreased the risk of penile cancer.

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My son got circumcised six months ago. His penis has two color tones now. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor, My son got circumcised six months ago. I am not sure if everything is fine. His penis now has two color tones. I worry the circumcision was done too tight. How to check if everything is fine? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your first query consult is on us! I would like you to help me with a few details: 1. How old is your son? 2. Why was he circumcised? Was it because of phimosis (a condition where the foreskin is tight and can not be pulled back), an infection, or religious reason...  Read Full »

Can circumcision help with my erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I am about to get married in a couple of months, and my problem is erectile dysfunction. It is not that I do not get an erection. The problem is sometimes this erection is delayed, and most of the time muscles of my genitals appear to be weak. What is the best solu...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. There is no evidence that circumcision increases ejaculatory time, and it remains as normal as before the circumcision. Regarding the other aspect of your query, it will be better to see a doctor offline or online. We ne...  Read Full »

How is penile yeast infection treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a yeast infection in my penis for the last two years. I have tried all natural medicines like coconut oil, yogurt, etc. Also, if apply Panderm plus or FourDerm or Candid cream daily, then I feel normal. Otherwise, I am getting inflammation and swelling of the penis. Kindly suggest...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreejith. M. G

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Always evaluate the cause of recurrent yeast infection. It can be any of the following reasons. Maintain good genital hygiene. Daily wash the genital area with soap and water and keep it dry. If you are uncircumcised, then clean under the foreskin. Unprotected sexu...  Read Full »

I have an itchy pimple on my penis during erection. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a pimple under the skin on the left side of my penis shaft. The pimple gets hard and itchy whenever I scratch, erect, or masturbate. I have undergone circumcision. It has been around ten months, and I am still feeling it. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have reviewed the image you shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is not like a pimple problem. The mark seen in the image is due to previous circumcision or some old infection, and such scars do not cause itchiness. The problem you suffer from...  Read Full »

I have balanitis and phimosis. Do I have a micropenis?

Query: Hello doctor, I consulted a doctor for the rashes on my penis and was diagnosed with balanitis and phimosis even though I was circumcised. The doctor suggested consulting an endocrinologist as she suspected I had a micropenis. The length of my fully erect penis is 3 inches. Is this considered a mic...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You do not have phimosis. Usually, uncircumcised people only get phimosis. I can see the entire glans in one of the pictures you sent, so there is no chance of phimosis (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Penis length in adults is more to do with ...  Read Full »

I find it difficult to retract foreskin of my penis. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. It is difficult to retract the foreskin and restore it to its original position. What should I do? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. A tight frenulum with a tight foreskin can cause difficulty in retracting and restoring it to its original position. This often causes pain during erection and sex and can even tear and bleed. Unfortunately, there is nothing that you can do...  Read Full »

Can I get Peyronie's disease after stapler circumcision?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a stapler circumcision six days ago. I masturbated three times during this period two times yesterday and once today. I Feel pain when I touch my penis. I also noticed that my penis has become fat all over, like swelling. Also, when my penis is erect, I notice a huge bend. Will this...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.Sorry to hear about your trouble. I would advise you not to masturbate so early after your procedure, as any procedure will cause inflammation, and masturbating will only increase it further. I suggest you wait for at least two to three weeks, and ...  Read Full »

I have discoloration and spots in the glans. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, As a kid, I suffered from phimosis. I had circumcision five years back. It was complicated as my foreskin was stuck to the sides of my glans and the surgeon had to cut the skin to expose the glans from the sides. After that, it took almost one to one and a half years for my skin to rec...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I could see the Rx (prescription) and pictures. The brownish spots to some extent could be normal but the redness is not. I could see that your doctor has made a diagnosis of Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE). Steroids are the mainstay of trea...  Read Full »

I have redness on my penis glans for a long time. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am around 30 years old and have had redness of the glans for the past one and a half years. I got scratched by a sharp plastic thing while wearing a swimming suit, after which the issue started. There are no other symptoms other than redness of teh glans. However, when subjected to f...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through your query and the images and reports attached (attachment removed to protect teh patient's identity). It appears to be some sebaceous glands that can normally occur but are excessive in your case. It does not appear li...  Read Full »

Is there any treatment available for micropenis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. My height is 5.9 feet and my weight is 165 lbs. I had rashes in my penis, and I consulted a doctor. I was diagnosed with balanitis, phimosis, and micropenis. My penis is 2.9 inches in length when stretched fully. The doctor also suggested me consult an endocri...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Though phimosis is more common in uncircumcised children, it can also occur in adults, with the primary cause being infection. Infections cause the foreskin to swell and tighten around the tip of the penis head or at the base of the pe...  Read Full »

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