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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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I have a few issues with my penis after circumcision. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old male, unmarried. Recently, I had a circumcision (seven weeks back) surgery because of phimosis. The foreskin was removed till above the ring of my penis head. During sleep or when it is erected, the skin is automatically moving below the ring and automatically comes ba...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. After circumcision, you will not have any skin on your penis head. If you pull also, it will go back to the ring of the penis head. So, that is normal. Also, as penis head is a sensitive structure, you will have a feeling of dryness for some wee...  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 sudde...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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.   Read Full »

Is circumcision necessary if I cannot retract my foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor,I can stretch my penis foreskin completely and I wash it every day. But, I noticed that during erection I am unable to retract my foreskin. I feel that I am suffering from phimosis. What can I do now? Do I need to undergo circumcision? I have seen the procedure on the internet and it looks...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you should undergo circumcision, because it may cause complication like paraphimosis later. Circumcision is a very simple and minor operation, though it looks horrifying to you. It will be done under anesthesia, and so you will not have any pain. Yes, you wil...  Read Full »

I have rashes on my penis a second time. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, For the second time I have suffered a rash on the glans of my penis in this year. This time the rash was more intense in color. There has never been any itching or pain associated with this rash. But, just a scary looking color. I was tested for all STD and STI infections before a month ...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, do not worry as you do not have penile cancer. This is a recurrent attack of balanoposthitis. You should get tested for diabetes. For tight foreskin, you need circumcision. Also, if you are using a condom or any jelly during intercourse, then that might be...  Read Full »

I have smelly white secretions oozing from my penis. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male, and I was circumcised as a baby, and I noticed years ago that all around the base of the head of my penis, there are small holes. Every few months I can squeeze a small amount of smelly white stuff, from some of these holes. Was my circumcision botched when I w...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be an infection of the head of the penis. If possible, please send me images. It does not sound serious, so nothing to worry. You need to give the pus, that is coming out from the holes, for culture and sensitivity. And you will require antibiotics according t...  Read Full »

Does my botched circumcision need further treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,All my life, I have struggled with several problems that, after stumbling on a post online, I am now fairly certain are the result of a botched circumcision. My scar is very near my glans, with an unsightly blemish near the center. My erections pull my skin and testicles very tight, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, you have a circumcision scar which is different in color and appearance. As far as the position is concerned, it is near the normal place as all circumcisi...  Read Full »

What cream should I use for pinkish white tip of foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old unmarried male. I have phimosis from the age of 13. After constant stretching for three months, it cured. Now, I can easily pull back my foreskin in both flaccid and erect condition, but my tip of the foreskin is pinkish white in color. If I pull back my foreskin, that ...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The thing you are talking about is actually fibrosis ring, which was causing your phimosis. It is like scar tissue. It will not cause any problem as skin is getting retracted completely. ...  Read Full »

Will a person with aposthia considered circumcised?

Query: Hello doctor, I was born 14 weeks premature and was told that do not circumcise that young. I believe I have a condition called aposthia, but I need help in identifying what it is?  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen images sent by you. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Aposthia is the absence of skin covering glans. In the flaccid state, there is definitely a skin covering your glans. In erected state definitely glans skin gets pulled behind the coronal...  Read Full »

What is the solution for skin being tight over the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband and I have been having sex using a condom and it has been fine. Now we want to conceive and we are having sex without a condom and he experiences pain in his penis which causes him to lose his erection. He also experienced a cut in his penis area which caused bleeding that s...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. Your husband may have phimosis or short frenulum. Is the skin over the penis head going behind the head smoothly or is it tight? If possible, pull the skin and send me images so that I can see and suggest. This may also be possible if lubricat...  Read Full »

Can I use coconut oil to roll down tight foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43 year old male. Since the start of the year, I have severe (before that mild) erection problems. It got bad, hardly any erection, hardly felt glans anymore during masturbation (been a few years since I had penetrative sex). The penis is feeling sore. Nearly two weeks ago, I go...  Read Full »


Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are concerned with two problems: Infection of the glans and retraction of the foreskin, and erection problems. Regarding glans, the retraction of the foreskin is good. It is almo...  Read Full »

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