Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Paraphimosis Prevention

Prevention of paraphimosis includes:

  • Always replace the foreskin over the head of the penis.
  • Keep the penis and foreskin clean.
  • Avoid sexually transmitted disease:
    • Do not have sex with multiple sexual partners.
    • Do not have with anyone who has oral or genital sores.
    • Do not have sex with anyone who has a penile discharge or vaginal discharge.
    • Do not have sex with a partner who has intercourse with others.
    • Practice safe sex

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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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