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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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Why do my penis get curved during erection?

Query: Hi doctor, When flaccid my penis is 2.3 inches and sticks straight. When erect it points straight up to my chin and has a large curve back to my belly button. My erection feels tight. I am circumcised. I also have very tender testicles and after sex, my lower back hurts and so do my testicles.  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From what you say, it seems to be excessive upward curvature of penis (towards belly button). Though it is abnormal, no active treatment is necessary as long as you are able to have sexual intercourse. Only when it prevents sexual intercourse, treatment may be pursued. A ...  Read Full »

There was bleeding from the penis tip during sex. Will circumcision cure it?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband and I had intercourse on the 25th night and the tip of his penis started bleeding during this. It was the first time he inserted his penis inside. The bleeding stopped the next day but the pain persisted. Today, there is a slight pain but he is afraid if he pulls the foreski...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From what you say, it is likely that your husband is suffering from coitus related frenular tear. No ointment can cure or prevent recurrence of the same. A minor procedure like frenuloplasty is still associated with recurrence. Ideally, circumcision and six to eight ...  Read Full »

My stitches from frenuloplasty came apart. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a frenuloplasty of the penis ten days back. It all seemed fine at first, and I had very little pain. I have to say the actual incision and stitches were a lot larger than what I was previously led to believe. I have been washing gently with salt water and rinsing twice daily. I took...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are correct, a few stitches have come apart. Your doctor is also right, this wound looks healthy. You may continue with your daily care till it heals completely. At this point in time, the only best th...  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 constrai...  Read Full »

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