Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tight Foreskin Home Care

Home care for phimosis includes:

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

Tight Foreskin Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have phimosis 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 Tight Foreskin References
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