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What is disease called Paraphimosis and how it can be rectified ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 18 Mar '13 04:45 pm
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Paraphimosis is an uncommon medical condition where the foreskin becomes trapped behind the glans penis, and cannot be reduced.. If this condition persists for several hours or there is any sign of a lack of blood flow, paraphimosis should be treated as a medical emergency, as it can result in gangrene or other serious complications.
Paraphimosis can be avoided by bringing the foreskin back into its reduced position after retraction is no longer necessary . Phimosis is a risk factor for paraphimosis; physiologic phimosis resolves naturally as a child matures, but it may be advisable to treat pathologic phimosis via long-term stretching or elective surgical techniques.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 18 Mar '13 04:53 pm

 
  
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Paraphimosis occurs when the foreskin of an uncircumcised male cannot be pulled back over the head of the penis.
Pressing on (compression of) the head of the penis while pushing the foreskin forward may reduce the swelling due to paraphimosis. If this fails, prompt surgical circumcision will be needed.
Answered by Quest, 19 Mar '13 11:26 am

 
  
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Paraphimosis differs from phimosis, a nonemergent condition in which the foreskin cannot be retracted behind the glans penis.

Patients with mild forms of paraphimosis can expect excellent outcomes; however, severe paraphimosis can lead to dire consequences. Therefore, paraphimosis should be viewed as a urologic emergency.

Paraphimosis may occur when the foreskin has been pulled back behind the head of the penis for an extended period and is often caused by well-meaning health professionals secondary to penile examination or urethral instrumentation.

When paraphimosis is suspected, immediately obtain a urology consult for proper evaluation and diagnosis. Prompt attention and treatment of this emergency should lead to a favorable outcome.
Answered by anil garg, 18 Mar '13 06:25 pm

 
  
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Paraphimosis occurs when the foreskin, once retracted, cannot return to its original location. The foreskin is trapped behind the groove of the coronal sulcus. Paraphimosis causes blood to pool in the veins behind the entrapment, which induces swelling. The swelling leads to severe pain in the penis and makes it impossible to return the foreskin manually to its original location.
The foreskin, after lubrication, can sometimes be reduced. However, this works only if the paraphimosis is discovered very early. Because of the pain, the child has to have a short-acting general anesthetic or heavy sedation for the treatment. Paraphimosis may be treated by circumcision.
Answered by aflatoon, 18 Mar '13 04:54 pm

 
  
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Paraphimosis is swelling of the foreskin of the penis and usually treated with antibiotics
Answered by ajit kulkarni, 18 Mar '13 04:52 pm

 
  
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