Common "Phimosis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin of the penis is tight and cannot be pulled back. It is normal in uncircumcised boys, but resolves with age. It is of concern if there is pain and swelling during urination or erection. If an infection develops, it is advisable to consult a urologist. The doctor may treat it with a steroid cream or may suggest going for a circumcision.

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I have a white discoloration on penis. Is it due to phimosis?

Query: Hello doctor, My current issue is related to the skin color of my penis. I have noticed a change in color, specifically a whitening effect, both on the shaft of the penis and the skin beneath it. This change has been present for a considerable period of time and appears to be progressing. In the pas...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, It appears that you may have experienced a condition known as phimosis, which resulted in a rupture during sexual activity. The subsequent healing process of the traumatic rupture o...  Read Full »

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