Phimosis

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 issue is related to skin color. Of late I have been observing that there is a change in the color (white) at the shaft (penis) as well as the skin below. Which is there for quite some time and is increasing now. However, there is no pain or itching or any other issue. I just wanted...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You probably had a condition called phimosis, which ruptured during sexual activity. The traumatic rupture heals by fibrosis which is white in color. Except for cosmetic issue, it is not going to affect you. Skin darkening procedures can be sought from a Dermatologist. ...  Read Full »

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