Q. Is there any home remedies for Tight Foreskin (Phimosis)?

Answered by
Dr. Alka
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Dec 06, 2017 and last reviewed on: Jul 06, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am 19 years old. I have a tight foreskin. Please suggest me the remedies and the types of oil used to roll back the skin.

Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

The problem of a tight foreskin is known as phimosis.

In phimosis, the patients feel a variety of symptoms.

  • Sometimes a patient may find it hard to urinate due to the tight foreskin and may usually suffer from urinary tract infections.
  • Some people do not have any problem while urination, but they may find difficulty during intercourse and they cannot enjoy their sexual activity as much as they want due to the tight foreskin. So, you have to find out the intensity of the problem that you are going through.

If your foreskin is not troubling your urination or if you only feel mild to moderate difficulty, then you can use sesame oil. In case you do not find sesame oil, then you can also use coconut oil.

Massaging Your Foreskin:

Use sesame oil or coconut oil for massaging your foreskin and try to retract it. Do it with moderate strength. You can do this act twice a day. For some time, you may find it little painful due to tight foreskin, but gradually your skin will start loosening. You have to do it regularly and you can see the change within a month.

If the foreskin is excessively tight, then massage or any other thing would not help you. All you need is a surgical visit.

Surgical Method (Circumcision):

The surgeon will do a mild procedure known as circumcision. This procedure will cut your excessive tight foreskin in one visit and it is a daycare procedure and completely a safe procedure. It will not interfere with your urination or with your sexual activity.


The Probable causes:

By birth or sometimes excessive masturbation.

Regarding follow up:

Revert back after a month to an urologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/urologist

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