Cosmetic Disfigurement

Disfigurement is when one's appearance is harmed or affected by a disease or congenital disability or injury. Various cosmetic procedures are available to restore the affected body part with the help of prosthesis and plastic surgery.

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Why can I only retract half of my foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I can retract my foreskin in flaccid state, but in erect position I am not able to retract it. Sometimes, I can retract it up to half of glans, but then it starts hurting. What is this condition called? Should I go for circumcision or any other surgery? Or can this be treated by medici...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Is it acquired or suffering with the issue from childhood? Revert back with the details to a sexologist online -->  Read Full »

Can Hydrocortisone cream be used if the face becomes red and inflamed after a chemical peel?

Query: Hello doctor,Five weeks ago, I did a much too deep Jessner and a 30 % TCA combination peel myself. I swelled so much 24 hours after the peel that my eyes almost shut. Yes, this was a terrible mistake. My face is still red, but slowly resolving and I have been keeping it constantly moist and have bee...  Read Full »

Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, there is redness on the side of the forehead. Redness from a deep peel can stay for months. Instead of a massage, I suggest you use a topical steroid cream, pr...  Read Full »

Had surgery for aneurysmal bone cyst and it remains swollen after 15 days. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a 6-year-old daughter diagnosed with an aneurysmal bone cyst at the medial end of the left clavicle. Histology report confirms the aneurysmal bone cyst. Curettage was done, and it was filled with Chronos granules. Can my child become well? Even after 15 days after surgery, it rema...  Read Full »

Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). She should do well after the surgery. Curettage is done thoroughly and filled with grafts. There are chances of recurrence, which are pretty high. Recurrence usually occurs between six ...  Read Full »

Tip of my foreskin is pinkish white in color. Please suggest a cream.

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. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 comple...  Read Full »

Is fibrous dysplasia a life-threatening disease or a cosmetic problem?

Query: Hi doctor, Is fibrous dysplasia a life-threatening disease or just a cosmetic problem in the upper mouth? Can CT scan show the overgrowth of bone in the upper mouth?  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I had gone through your question. I can understand your concern. It is not a life-threatening disease but, it is a cosmetic problem and may sometimes be a physiological burden that it may cause difficulty in certain functions like chewing or speech. You need to be in fo...  Read Full »

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