... Diabetes is a large factor. It leaves sugar in the urine, and yeast thrive on sugar.
That is why it is so important to keep the sugar levels in check, and get any yeast infection treated before it can leave little scars all over your foreskin, causing phimosis. (15 replies)
... Basically, before, it was tight, and I thought I was normal. It was only when my foreskin suddenly REALLY tightened up, that I went looking around and found out about Phimosis. ... (15 replies)
... This causes the foreskin to have tiny tears in it. The tears heal into scar tissue, which is less elastic. ... (15 replies)
... Anyone? Please, really need some advice. Very sef concious, and would like to know what it is. Hate going to the doctors, they always hammer on about Diabetes.. (15 replies)
... this sounds like a classic yeast infection. taking antibiotics is a very common cause of them. it sounds like you have one in your mouth as well, where they call it thrush.
a white tongue is a common symptom.
what OTC treatment did you use? if it was not vagisil, or monistat, or something specifically to treat yeast for women, I would definitely give one of them a try.... (1 replies)
... I am a 30 something married monogamous male. I finished a round of Augmentin about 10 days ago for a sinus infection. 3 days after I started, my foreskin became quite swollen, with the infamous white discharge that kind of looked like cream cheese. ... (1 replies)
... Most Phimosis is something that the male has lived with since birth and this is the sort that these instructions were designed for. When a foreskin suddenly tightens up or starts to develop tears easily the usual culprit is a yeast or fungal infection. ... (4 replies)
... ng, that doesn't sound like a problem. If it is constricting, it seems like stretching would take care of it. I got a slight yeast infection once. Leaving the foreskin back for a few hours cleared it right up. If there is no tightness, you don't ever have to worry about paraphimosis, and waking up with it dead. ... (18 replies)
... visible part of my foreskin is pretty knackered too, it itches so bad and sometimes bleeds a little due to me scratching at it. Did you go directly to hospital or to a GP first? ... (4 replies)
... Chronic thrush or similar infections under the foreskin can be due to diabetes. Cutting down on starch and sugars in the diet can also help treat this sort of condition even when not diabetic. ... (2 replies)
... balanitis and and a very painful infection under the foreskin. I am diabetic and my sugar was very high when they checked it in the ER and I hear that diabetes can cause balanitis. I was in screaming pain when I urinated and that is what prompted me to visit ER. ... (0 replies)
... Pinch your foreskin, and pee. It's called ballooning. Urine is sterile. It will wash out the smegma, and unless you have diabetes, it should help with the hygiene. I think you should get treated for a yeast infection (candida albans). If it were my penis, I would clear up the yeast, and then follow the instructions on the sticky at the top of Men's Health. If you stretch... (5 replies)
... You and any partner would need to be treated, or you keep passing it back and forth. If you are getting many infections, it could be a sign of diabetes playing with the ph of your urine. If it were me, I would cut down on the things which spike blood sugar, like sugar, candy, soda, etc. ... (1 replies)
... ctually, the phimosis has never effected me in any way. The penis does everything it's supposed to. It has honestly never bothered me at all. I'd rather keep the foreskin as it is than be circed. ... (7 replies)
... I am 23, and I have had these bumps on my foreskin for awhile now, they are not painful, but I don't know why they are there. ... (3 replies)
... a mumps infection. Small testicles are termed atrophic. They can frequently be poor producers of testosterone.If the penis is uncircumcised, I check whether the foreskin easily pulls up and back on the glans. If the skin is tight and it is not possible to pull the foreskin back, this is a condition called phimosis. ... (11 replies)