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I am having difficulty pulling my foreskin back, when I do

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I am having difficulty pulling my foreskin back, when I do it splits. It feels like it has shrunk some how
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.

How long are you having this?

Any history of previous infection/ injury?

Did you have any test or treatment?

Did you have any other symptom or previous illness?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I have had it about 7 days now. It has happened previously butcleared up within 2 days and gone back to normal. I have no other symptonms and have had no tests. Once I get my foreskin over the head of my penis it is very tight and is very difficult to pull back. It almost feels as if an elastic band is around the base of the head of my penis.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The difficulty in pulling back can be due to stricture or constriction of the foreskin from previous inflammation.

You need to show it to an urologist.

In case of constriction of the prepuce or foreskin , a small incision is made to relieve the constriction.

The other option is to do circumcision.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

Best wishes.