The condition where the foreskin becomes tight and cannot be pulled over the tip of the penis is called paraphimosis. This might cause the foreskin to become swollen and eventually cuts off the blood supply to the glans penis. Circumcision might be required in severe cases.

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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 »

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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 »

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