Phimosis is the narrowing of the foreskin opening, which prevents the nudity of the glans penis, thus causing painful sensations. Usually phimosis is divided into congenital and acquired, which is observed after trauma or other incidents. The head of the penis in most newborn boys does not perform the function of exposure completely, but this is the norm and passes at the age of three five years.
Symptoms of phimosis formation include
Narrowing the hole is extremely flesh, which leads to difficulties in detecting the head of the penis. Children often wake up at night, experience difficulty in urinating.
Phimosis in men causes pain during an erection (an increase in the sexual organ), in the process of intimate proximity, producing sexual disorders. Symptom inflammation of the head of the penis begins in 2-3 stages of development of pathology.
Early stage. With an erection, the exposure of the foreskin is difficult, but with relaxed outcropping occurs without difficulty.
The second stage. Nudity of the foreskin is impossible and even in a relaxed state it presents severe difficulties.
The third stage. There is an obstruction in urination. Urine is excreted by drop, which contributes to the risk of forming an acute urinary retention.
But in addition to these complications, there are still the most serious as paraphimosis and acute balanoposthitis.
Treatment of phimosis
Conservative and surgical methods of treatment are also being performed. Although most often perform therapy only through surgical intervention, since the conservative method gives only temporary results (relief) and is prescribed only to those who are contraindicated in surgical operations, that is, in the presence of acute balanoposthitis.
Surgical method is the only and effective in the treatment of phimosis. It is carried out by circumcision of the foreskin and the execution of plastic operations contributing to the preservation of the foreskin is not excluded.