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Uncircumcised penis questions
Posted on: 01/30/2007
I am currently 18 and I am uncircumcised but when I pull the foreskin back I could see tiny bumps on my penis they don?t hurt, go away, burn or bleed. They look like pearly penile papules which I've looked at over the net rather than an STD. I've also got a problem with my foreskin I believe I have phimosis because when I pulled the skin back it started to swell a little after one day and started to hurt and I am a virgin do you have any suggestions?
The pearly penile papules are likely normal variation for you and not reflective of a problem.
For the phimosis or tightness of the foreskin, this can be a problem if you cannot pull the foreskin all the way back. This can indeed cause some pain and swelling.
I think it would be a good idea to see your doctor about this. He can determine first of all whether the papules are indeed nothing to worry about, and then secondly whether the foreskin needs to be freed up to prevent future swelling and pain at times with erections and having relations. While freeing the foreskin, if that is what has to be done, is a nuisance, it is fairly easy and then you will be all set from then on.
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