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Painless Operation For Phimosis!

Dr. Sapan 87% (1360 ratings)
MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellowship in Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Udaipur
Painless Operation For Phimosis!

Painless Operation For Phimosis!

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Phimosis Painless Operation!

Dr. Sapan 87% (1360 ratings)
MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellowship in Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Udaipur
Phimosis Painless Operation!

Phimosis Painless Operation!

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Tight Foreskin - How Ayurveda Can Help Avoid Surgery?

Dr. Rahul Gupta 97% (17375 ratings)
MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Dehradun
Tight Foreskin - How Ayurveda Can Help Avoid Surgery?

Tight foreskin basically means tightness of the skin over the male genitals. It leads to the pain over the male genitals which in return might cause huge difficulty in having intercourse.

What happens when such a condition is ignored?
If Phimosis is ignored, then there would be permanent folding or overlapping of the skin on the penis which turns out to be very painful for the individual. This would cause extreme torment when you attempt to convey back the prepuce to its real position. Even if you would want that skin back, it would be way more difficult for you to rejuvenate the skin. It will cause you severe pain. This condition is known as paraphimosis. On the off chance that you endeavour to convey back the skin to its typical position strongly, at that point it might prompt scraped spots over the penis tip.

What can be done to prevent the problem of tight foreskin?
In order to prevent the problem of the tight foreskin, you need to stretch the foreskin as long as you can. You do not have to give up on stretching the skin on a regular basis. You may try this whenever you are urinating. Only then you can do away with your old problem of tight foreskin.
 

Ayurvedic remedies for tight Foreskin: The foreskin has a characteristic capacity to extend and the utilisation of homegrown or Ayurvedic oil additionally helps in enhancing the extending limit and the quality of the skin. This helps with augmenting the covered skin that covers the part of the male penis. Thus, the foreskin easily returns over the tip of the penis.

Special attention: You should not try to overstretch the skin to a great extent as that would make it hard for the skin to return back to its original place. If you endeavour to overstretch it, the prepuce may crease back however it would turn out to be extremely hard to get it back to its ordinary position and that may cause torment and inconvenience. This condition is called paraphimosis and on the off chance that it stalls out in this condition, you ought to apply the natural or Ayurvedic oils and back rub in round movements to assuage the condition.

Consult a doctor
If the condition is way beyond serious then to be on a safer side, it is advisable to consult a doctor for the same, and it is always better to consult an Ayurvedic practitioner as Ayurvedic remedies are free from side effects. Do not try anything on your own.  When you try to do some action on your own, it might go south and this might lead you in a dangerous condition which also might not be safe for you. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Avoiding Itchy Penis And Other Hygiene Horrors

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Avoiding Itchy Penis And Other Hygiene Horrors

Avoiding Itchy Penis and Other Hygiene Horrors

As legions of mothers and wives can attest, men aren't known for their tidiness skills. In fact, the average guy can likely handle all sorts of conditions that a woman would find absolutely intolerable. Even the most slovenly man might pay attention to matters of hygiene, however, when it's date night and action is imminent. Some optimistic men might even scrub downstairs on a daily basis, remaining prepared in case something wonderful and unexpected happens. While daily washing like this can be beneficial, it can also be catastrophic for penis health, if it's done improperly, leading to an itchy, red penis. Following a few basic steps can help men to amend their ways.

Choosing the Right Tools

The typical shower stall is full of all kinds of implements a man could wield on his equipment, including:

  • Washcloths
  • Shampoo
  • Perfumed soap
  • Body wash

All of these items could do major damage to penile skin and the little flora that inhabit this tissue. Bombing the area with detergents and scraping at the cells with foreign objects can remove important lubrication and replace that beneficial matter with scratches and pain. Only two ingredients are needed for proper cleaning: hands and warm water. Everything else should be banned from the groin.

The Proper Technique

Men who have been circumcised can rinse the area with warm water and use their fingers to remove any germs and contaminants. Men who are uncut have a few more steps to follow, but the entire procedure shouldn't take more than a few moments. A rinse of the exterior starts the process, and when the skin is warm and relaxed, the foreskin should be retracted as far as is comfortable. Then, a gentle rinse and a mild massage with the fingertips should be sufficient to remove any dead skin cells and bacteria. The foreskin can then be pulled back into place.

It's worth reiterating that harsh soaps and deep scrubbing have no place in this procedure. Detergents can cause damage that can lead to dry, itchy penis skin. Scrubbing can cause mild scratches that can allow infections to bloom, and this can also lead to itchy penis skin. Using the fingertips and water allows the water-soluble excess tissue to float down the drain, while leaving beneficial bacteria in place. It's a much more helpful and healthy system.

Finishing Up

A damp crotch can lead to funky, cheese-like odors, so it's best to dry off when the bathing part of the routine is complete. A quick pat down with the towel should be sufficient, and there's no need for uncut men to retract the foreskin as they dry off. Removing the water from the exterior should do the trick. Similarly, there's no need to dust off with talcum or follow up with perfumed sprays. These additives can also cause itchy penis skin as they grind away into delicate tissues, and in some cases, perfumes contain drying agents like alcohol that can cause penis skin to dry out and peel off.

A penis health creme (most experts recommend Man1 Man Oil) might be an excellent way to end a bout of grooming, however, as these products have been specifically formulated to cause no irritation in penile tissue. The emollients in these products can also help to lock in the moisture from the shower, allowing the tissue to remain moist and hydrated, ready to spring into action. These products also contain vitamins that may keep bacterial colonies in check, which could result in a decrease in nasty odors. For men who want to bump up their hygiene routine without causing damage, a penis health creme provides an attractive solution.

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Does Naked Diving Present Penis Problems?

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Does Naked Diving Present Penis Problems?

Does Naked Diving Present Penis Problems?

Warm weather is making its way back to the northern hemisphere now, and so scuba diving season is just around the corner for many sports enthusiasts. The thrill of diving in the ocean or sea and the ability to commune with underwater nature make this sport increasingly popular. And perhaps it is not a surprise that naked scuba diving has increasingly become a "thing" in recent years. But men, especially those who like to practice appropriate penis care, should be aware that naked diving does come with the potential for some penis problems. The careful diver will take some steps to keep these penis problems to a minimum.

Naked diving

To some extent, naked diving is absolutely nothing new. Many thousands of years ago, many of our ancestors habitually swam and dived in the buff; that's just how it was done back then. But the recent trend in naked diving emphasizes the naked aspect much more.

Often, a man goes diving au naturel as a way of marking a celebration. For example, some divers like to dive naked on their birthday - so that they are diving in their birthday suit rather than in a diving suit. It also has become increasingly popular for people to celebrate the occasion of their 100th dive by diving sans swimsuit.

But there also are many organized group naked diving tours in which all participants dive without the restraint of clothing. These may be sponsored by nudist organizations or may simply be a group of friends who decide that they want to be uninhibited together.

Penis problems

Whichever is the case, men do need to be aware that some penis problems can arise while taking a dive bereft of covering.

The problem that comes to mind most readily for many men is the possibility that their penis may be mistaken by a large fish as an inviting warm or eel. While some may think this is a ridiculous problem, there have been some very rare reports of this occurring. The best way for a naked male to avoid this is to keep a bit of distance between himself and the fish.

More likely to be problematic is a man's bare penis coming in contact with the stingers of a jellyfish. Even with a diving suit on, this can still be painful; it is likely to be much more so if the stingers touch bare skin, and especially so if contact is made with the penis itself. Again, keeping one's distance from the jellyfish is the best way to keep the penis safe here.

Similarly, keep the penis away from coral reefs or other sharp edges. Scraping or cutting the penis is much easier when naked.

A much more common problem from naked diving is dry penis skin. Soaking the penis directly in salty seawater for an extended period of time means the skin is going to absorb more salt - and that tends to dry the skin out. Taking steps to keep the penis well moisturized both before and after the dive can help.

Finally, it's best to dive in warm water. As all men know, cold water is not conducive to presenting one's manhood in its most impressive state.

With proper care, one can practice nude scuba diving without major penis problems. A man will be even better off if he is already including a top notch penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) as part of his penis health regimen. The best cremes will contain a combination of moisturizers, such as shea butter and vitamin E, to help rejuvenate and rehydrate penises that have been too long in salt water. To keep that penis skin even stronger, use a crème with a potent antioxidant, such as alpha lipoic acid. This helps fight excess free radicals and the oxidative damage they can cause.

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Treating Phimosis for Healthy Penis Function

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Treating Phimosis for Healthy Penis Function

Treating Phimosis for Healthy Penis Function

Intact men have a lot of advantages, most notably the increased sensitivity they enjoy. However, there are also some downsides to having a foreskin, and one of those is the possibility of phimosis. Phimosis is a condition in which the foreskin is too tight to retract over the head of the penis. This can make masturbation or any other sexual activity painful; in some cases it becomes too painful to continue. Fortunately, there are treatments for this, and one of them includes a new regimen of penis care.

What is phimosis?

A man with phimosis might find that he can't retract the foreskin properly. This means as he gets an erection, the foreskin is too tight around the head. Trying to masturbate or have sex can force the foreskin a bit, which then leads to pain. Phimosis usually isn't spotted until a guy starts becoming sexually active and realizes that most activities hurt. In addition to the problem of painful activity, a foreskin that is too tight means a man can't retract it to clean properly underneath. This can lead to serious penis problems, including infections from accumulated oils and dead skin cells that wind up trapped under the foreskin.

Treatments for phimosis

Fortunately, there are many treatments that work for a guy who has phimosis. Most men want to keep their healthy penis intact and so don't want to go for circumcision as their only option. There are other ways to help the foreskin stretch and retract appropriately.

One of the most common ways is a home treatment. A man with phimosis can use heavy-duty moisturizers to soften the skin as much as possible, then gently pull it back and forth over the head. This gentle motion should be used at least once a day, every day, until the skin begins to move more freely. Though this might lead to some discomfort at first, there should be no pain - it is important for a man to stop the activity if he feels any pain.

This might work over a period of several weeks. However, if the foreskin doesn't stretch properly for retracting, it might be time for a man to consider other options. One of these is surgery. A full circumcision is possible, but depending upon his situation, a man might also be able to go through a partial circumcision. This consists of cuts at strategic areas so that the foreskin has more room to stretch.

Other things to keep in mind

When a man is working with his penis to stretch the foreskin, he should be very aware of the possibility of paraphimosis. This is a condition in which the foreskin does stretch enough to go over the head, but then gets stuck behind it. This condition is more likely in someone who has a tight foreskin, so those who are trying home treatment for phimosis are at greater risk. Paraphimosis is a medical emergency that requires a guy to get treatment immediately.

Assuming all is well, a man should take care to condition the skin every day. Stretching out the skin is hard work, and the penis should be rewarded with nutrients that keep it healthy. This can be found in a top-notch penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin). Among the most important ingredients are Shea butter and vitamin E. Shea butter is a high-end emollient, and vitamin E is quite common as a skin hydrator. When these are used together, they create a moisture lock that keeps the skin's precious oils right where they belong - in the healthy penis skin. Other great options in a crème include vitamins A, B, C and D, as well as antioxidants and amino acids that help keep the skin as healthy as possible during the phimosis treatments.

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Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

When it comes to questions of penis care, some situations are rather off-putting to discuss; but they need to be talked about in order to help ensure the best penis health possible. One of these issues is smegma, a buildup under the foreskin of intact men that needs to be addressed on a regular basis. Avoiding the issue can lead to rash, itching and even penis pain, so it behooves a man to read on and figure out what he needs to do to ensure his penis doesn't have to deal with this unsightly problem.

What is smegma, anyway?

Smegma is a problem that pertains only to men who have not been circumcised. It's a buildup of the body's natural oils, as well as dead skin cells, sweat and other substances. This buildup occurs underneath the foreskin, and usually looks like white bumps or soft balls. When a guy wipes his finger across smegma, it should be easy to remove from the penis.

All intact men develop smegma; however, their hygiene habits dictate who will actually notice it building up. For instance, a man who showers at least once a day and carefully cleans the foreskin during that shower might never see smegma at all. But a guy who doesn't have such good hygiene might find that smegma builds up and causes problems for him after a while.

What kind of problems can smegma cause?

Smegma is a natural thing, so if it is handled properly, it won't cause problems for a man. But if a guy is seeing excessive smegma, that might be an indication that he either needs to step up his hygiene game or that there is something else going on under the foreskin.

First, the hygiene: A man must clean carefully under the foreskin at least once a day in order to avoid the buildup. However, there are some who find that the foreskin is a little too tight, and that makes it tough to clean underneath. In that case, a guy will have to take special care to clean the area or speak to the doctor about how to handle the situation.

Second, the other problems: Smegma buildup might become much more severe if a man has an infection that is contributing to the cause. Sexually transmitted diseases can lead to a sudden increase in smegma, as can yeast infections. A good rule of thumb is that smegma, in its natural state, doesn't have an odor, but smegma that is formed as a result of an infection often does have a very off-putting smell.

Men should pay close attention to the presence of any odor from the smegma, as well as how much of it there is. In addition, if the smegma is accompanied by itching, burning, redness, soreness, penis pain and similar problems, it's important for a guy to get to the doctor as soon as possible to help ensure he isn't dealing with a serious issue.

Finally, there's a phenomenon called "smegma stones." This happens when a man's hygiene is so bad that the smegma actually has a chance to crystalize into tiny stones that linger underneath the foreskin. These stones can become quite painful and can lead to other serious problems, so it's important for a guy to seek treatment as soon as possible.

Daily treatment for smegma

The best treatment for smegma buildup is simple: great hygiene. A man can shower every day and take care to clean the area well each time. He should use only cleansers that are specially formulated for the delicate penis skin. Some men who have serious smegma buildup with no known cause might be helped by a course of antibiotics, but only the doctor will know for sure.

Phimosis: Treatment and Management

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Phimosis: Treatment and Management

Treating Phimosis for Healthy Penis Function

Intact men have a lot of advantages, most notably the increased sensitivity they enjoy. However, there are also some downsides to having a foreskin, and one of those is the possibility of phimosis. Phimosis is a condition in which the foreskin is too tight to retract over the head of the penis. This can make masturbation or any other sexual activity painful; in some cases it becomes too painful to continue. Fortunately, there are treatments for this, and one of them includes a new regimen of penis care.

What is phimosis?

A man with phimosis might find that he can't retract the foreskin properly. This means as he gets an erection, the foreskin is too tight around the head. Trying to masturbate or have sex can force the foreskin a bit, which then leads to pain. Phimosis usually isn't spotted until a guy starts becoming sexually active and realizes that most activities hurt. In addition to the problem of painful activity, a foreskin that is too tight means a man can't retract it to clean properly underneath. This can lead to serious penis problems, including infections from accumulated oils and dead skin cells that wind up trapped under the foreskin.

Treatments for phimosis

Fortunately, there are many treatments that work for a guy who has phimosis. Most men want to keep their healthy penis intact and so don't want to go for circumcision as their only option. There are other ways to help the foreskin stretch and retract appropriately.

One of the most common ways is a home treatment. A man with phimosis can use heavy-duty moisturizers to soften the skin as much as possible, then gently pull it back and forth over the head. This gentle motion should be used at least once a day, every day, until the skin begins to move more freely. Though this might lead to some discomfort at first, there should be no pain - it is important for a man to stop the activity if he feels any pain.

This might work over a period of several weeks. However, if the foreskin doesn't stretch properly for retracting, it might be time for a man to consider other options. One of these is surgery. A full circumcision is possible, but depending upon his situation, a man might also be able to go through a partial circumcision. This consists of cuts at strategic areas so that the foreskin has more room to stretch.

Other things to keep in mind

When a man is working with his penis to stretch the foreskin, he should be very aware of the possibility of paraphimosis. This is a condition in which the foreskin does stretch enough to go over the head, but then gets stuck behind it. This condition is more likely in someone who has a tight foreskin, so those who are trying home treatment for phimosis are at greater risk. Paraphimosis is a medical emergency that requires a guy to get treatment immediately.

Assuming all is well, a man should take care to condition the skin every day. Stretching out the skin is hard work, and the penis should be rewarded with nutrients that keep it healthy. This can be found in a top-notch penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin). Among the most important ingredients are Shea butter and vitamin E. Shea butter is a high-end emollient, and vitamin E is quite common as a skin hydrator. When these are used together, they create a moisture lock that keeps the skin's precious oils right where they belong - in the healthy penis skin. Other great options in a crème include vitamins A, B, C and D, as well as antioxidants and amino acids that help keep the skin as healthy as possible during the phimosis treatments.

Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

Everything a Man Needs to Know About Smegma

When it comes to questions of penis care, some situations are rather off-putting to discuss; but they need to be talked about in order to help ensure the best penis health possible. One of these issues is smegma, a buildup under the foreskin of intact men that needs to be addressed on a regular basis. Avoiding the issue can lead to rash, itching and even penis pain, so it behooves a man to read on and figure out what he needs to do to ensure his penis doesn't have to deal with this unsightly problem.

What is smegma, anyway?

Smegma is a problem that pertains only to men who have not been circumcised. It's a buildup of the body's natural oils, as well as dead skin cells, sweat and other substances. This buildup occurs underneath the foreskin, and usually looks like white bumps or soft balls. When a guy wipes his finger across smegma, it should be easy to remove from the penis.

All intact men develop smegma; however, their hygiene habits dictate who will actually notice it building up. For instance, a man who showers at least once a day and carefully cleans the foreskin during that shower might never see smegma at all. But a guy who doesn't have such good hygiene might find that smegma builds up and causes problems for him after a while.

What kind of problems can smegma cause?

Smegma is a natural thing, so if it is handled properly, it won't cause problems for a man. But if a guy is seeing excessive smegma, that might be an indication that he either needs to step up his hygiene game or that there is something else going on under the foreskin.

First, the hygiene: A man must clean carefully under the foreskin at least once a day in order to avoid the buildup. However, there are some who find that the foreskin is a little too tight, and that makes it tough to clean underneath. In that case, a guy will have to take special care to clean the area or speak to the doctor about how to handle the situation.

Second, the other problems: Smegma buildup might become much more severe if a man has an infection that is contributing to the cause. Sexually transmitted diseases can lead to a sudden increase in smegma, as can yeast infections. A good rule of thumb is that smegma, in its natural state, doesn't have an odor, but smegma that is formed as a result of an infection often does have a very off-putting smell.

Men should pay close attention to the presence of any odor from the smegma, as well as how much of it there is. In addition, if the smegma is accompanied by itching, burning, redness, soreness, penis pain and similar problems, it's important for a guy to get to the doctor as soon as possible to help ensure he isn't dealing with a serious issue.

Finally, there's a phenomenon called "smegma stones." This happens when a man's hygiene is so bad that the smegma actually has a chance to crystalize into tiny stones that linger underneath the foreskin. These stones can become quite painful and can lead to other serious problems, so it's important for a guy to seek treatment as soon as possible.

Daily treatment for smegma

The best treatment for smegma buildup is simple: great hygiene. A man can shower every day and take care to clean the area well each time. He should use only cleansers that are specially formulated for the delicate penis skin. Some men who have serious smegma buildup with no known cause might be helped by a course of antibiotics, but only the doctor will know for sure.

He can also reach for a good penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) to use after his shower. A crème that contains penis-centric vitamins and nutrients can help keep the skin smooth and supple, as well as fight odor and help keep smegma under control.

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Uncommon Penis Problems: How to Handle Phimosis?

Dr. Vinod Raina 88% (5801 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Uncommon Penis Problems: How to Handle Phimosis?

Uncommon Penis Problems: How to Handle Phimosis?

Men who suffer from phimosis might wonder what it will take to overcome the condition. The good news is that careful penis care, under a doctor's supervision, is likely to solve the problem with time and patience. However, there are other options as well. Here's what a man needs to know about this uncommon penis problem.

What is phimosis, anyway?

Phimosis is a condition in which the foreskin of the penis cannot retract beyond the head of the penis. Obviously, this is a condition found only in intact men. Being unable to retract the foreskin is actually very common in babies and young children, but as they begin to mature, the foreskin should eventually move freely over the head of the penis.

For some men, however, the problem never resolves. Or perhaps it does, but then suddenly becomes an issue again for no apparent reason.

There are several different types of phimosis:

1) Pathological phimosis is when the ability of the foreskin to move is reduced by infection, inflammation or scarring. This is the most unlikely cause, but it does happen to men of any age.

2) Congenital phimosis means that the foreskin has been tight since birth, and that it didn't loosen up with time. This isn't caused by any sort of medical condition, trauma or the like. Fortunately, this is the easiest to treat.

3) Common phimosis is usually found in young male children, when the foreskin adheres to the head of the penis. This is something a boy grows out of over time; if he does not, it will become apparent that common phimosis is actually congenital phimosis.

What's the treatment for phimosis?

When it comes to treatment of phimosis, there are several ways to go. In the earliest stages, there is often a 'wait and see' approach. During this time, a man can try numerous types of manual stretching to see if the problem resolves on its own. This stretching is quite similar to masturbation, as a man simply works to move the foreskin up and down, gradually opening it up a bit more to allow for it to retract. However, in extremely tight cases this might not work.

Another option is medication. Two drugs that have been tried with some success include betamethasone and hyaluronidase. When given to young men in a study, there was a 54% success rate when they were given the combination, and all patients tolerated the medication very well.

However, the above methods don't have the best success long-term. That's why many doctors look to surgery as the answer. Circumcision is the most common treatment for phimosis, as it removes the foreskin and immediately resolves the issue. However, some men will opt for a partial circumcision, which means that the surgeon makes a series of tiny incisions in the foreskin to help it open up, but doesn't remove it entirely.

Keep in mind that surgery is often not recommended when a man is young, as everyone develops differently and phimosis might go away on its own as he matures. However, those over the age of 18 might be a candidate for circumcision if this penis problem continues and causes significant discomfort or an inability to enjoy sexual pleasure.

Those who are trying to use the manual method to stretch the foreskin might have better luck if they employ a specially formulated penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) during each attempt. The right crème will contain Shea butter and vitamin E, which provide ample hydration to soothe the skin and keep it as pliable as possible, thus possibly enhancing the work a man does to resolve phimosis through manual stretching.

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