Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care warning signs Prevention Outlook Complications Underlying Cause

Paraphimosis Home Care

Home care for paraphimosis includes:

  • Avoid sexual activity for one week after treatment.
  • Clean the foreskin gently:
    • Use soap and water three times a day.

Paraphimosis Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have paraphimosis and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Paraphimosis References
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