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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Is a length of 7.5 cm of a fully erect penis considered a micropenis, and how to increase its size?

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 7.5 cm.Is this considered a micropen...  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 ...  Read Full »

Is there any treatment available for micropenis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. My height is 180 cm, and my weight is 75 kg. I had rashes in my penis, and I consulted a doctor. I was diagnosed with balanitis, phimosis, and micropenis. My penis is 7.5 cm in length when stretched fully. The doctor also suggested me consult an endocrinolo...  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 ...  Read Full »

I am unable to retract my foreskin. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having an issue with my foreskin, it does not retract and it hurts whenever I have sex. I do not have pleasure during sex, and it is also difficult to keep personal hygiene in those areas. I am a bit afraid that it can be phimosis. It is not from when I was born but happened sudd...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. Please send me images if it is possible. Yes, it is phimosis. And from what you are describing, it sounds like severe phimosis. You will have to get a circumcision done. So, please consult a nearby urologist. Revert with mo...  Read Full »

After sex, my penis foreskin got removed, causing a bulge on the penis head. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,I had sexual contact with my wife recently. Although there was no actual penetration, it was like a trial. My penis foreskin got removed during the process. After two days, there was a bulge beneath the head of the penis with swelling and pain. I am unable to pull the skin back to the orig...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to saw your photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity).It is a very classical of paraphimosis. It results when you do not move the prepuce back to original position after intercourse.If untreated, then it can cause even necrosis (death of tissue) as it constrain...  Read Full »

I have small red and white painless spots on my foreskin. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a personal question regarding my foreskin. There are small round red and white painless spots there, and it does not cause any pain whatsoever. I wanted to know is it something I should be worried about?  Read Full »

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please send clear photos of lesions and details for clarification. Please send the following details. How long are you having these spots? Is there any intercourse history? If yes, then please give your partner's history. Do you have symptoms like pain, itching, etc.? Do...  Read Full »

How to get rid of extra skin after circumcision?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37-years-old male with a height of 5'8" and a weight of 260 pounds. I was circumcised at birth. But now, my penis has all the characters of an uncircumcised penis. It produces smegma, odor, and sometimes yeast infections. I am embarrassed about it, and hence I have not asked th...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly upload the pictures for a better understanding. Thanks.  Read Full »

My 7-year-old son gets a few drops of urine on his pants after circumcision. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to consult about my son, who has got a urinary problem: He is 7 years old. He got circumcised when he was about 1 year of age. It has been almost a year when we observed that he always get a few drops on his pants. It is just a drop of urine or few, but very smelly. For your ...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is a possibility that your son may be suffering from meatal stenosis, a commonly known complication of circumcision. Urinary dribbling around the glans can occur post circumcision. It might be the reason for soakage of undergarments with a foul smell. Proper cle...  Read Full »

I am unable to pull my foreskin back. Do I require circumcision?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to pull my foreskin back which I believe might affect my sexual life. My age is 28 years. I was told by someone that circumcision is an option.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Difficulty to pull the foreskin back over glans (head of penis) is a problematic situation, it does hamper the sexual performance as well. This condition is called phimosis. It can be physiological, which is present since birth and resolves spontaneously by early a...  Read Full »

Does phimosis need to be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am just wondering if my penis normal. Is it possible of my frenulum being too tight and causing discomfort when the penis is erect and the foreskin is pulled back? I am attaching an image for your reference. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and gone through the attached image (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Unfortunately, the image is not clear. If possible, please send an image with different angulation and clarity. As per the available image, there is nothing ab...  Read Full »

Kindly advise to get relief from premature ejaculation.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem of early ejaculation with low sensitivity on penis when ejaculated. I never had sex with anyone. Kindly help me.   Read Full »

Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have premature ejaculation. Ejaculation occurs before you or your partner becomes satisfied. It is a common problem faced by most men at some point in their lives. Several factors can influence ejaculation. It can be controlled by doing some techniques. In extreme c...  Read Full »

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