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Phimosis
Many young boys will experience pain when the foreskin is pulled back, but this is expected to resolve itself over time.
Phimosis
Symptoms
Causes
Treatment
What is Phimosis

This is a condition where one is unable to pull back its foreskin from the head of the penis. Technically, as soon as the foreskin is pulled back, phimosis no longer is there. There are varying degrees of phimosis. The condition is usually congenital but it may be the result of an infection. 

What are the Symptoms of Phimosis?

The foreskin may be red, swollen and tender. One can face the problem of sexual function or sometimes the very tight foreskin can create problem in urination. Not only can this but if the person is not able to clean the area which is under foreskin cause infection. 

What are the Causes of Phimosis?

  • Phimosis can be caused by failure of foreskin to loosen during growth.
  • Infections such as balinitus, deformities caused by trauma and diseases of the genitals.
  • Diabetics can likely develop phimosis because of the presence of glucose in their urine that tends to thicken the foreskin.
  • If not treated immediately, the infection can spread and result to the inflammation of the foreskin.

What are the Treatments available for phimosis?
HApplication of creams can help to reduce phimosis and improve the movement of fore skin slowly one can find the elasticity improvement and fore skin retract back.
We can also increase the opening of foreskin known as the method of surgical widening of the prepuce.
Generally the medical treatment of anti inflammatory steroidal and non steroidal mild creams can reduce the friction and improve the movement of the fore skin and then with this one can avoid the circumcision.

Treating Under lying conditions-If an infected or medical condition is contributing to your pain, treating the underlying cause may resolve your problem. Changing medications known to cause lubrication problems also may eliminate your symptoms. 

Desensitization Therapy-During this therapy, you learn vaginal relaxation exercises that can decrease pain. 

Doctor will suggest a personalized treatment plan
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