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Foreskin Problems (cont.)

Foreskin Problems Symptoms

The following is a list of symptoms that males may have if they develop problems with the foreskin that usually appears swollen.

With phimosis, the male child may have any or all of the following signs and symptoms:

With paraphimosis, males can have these additional symptoms:

  • Penile pain (particularly in the glans)
  • Penile discoloration (this occurs after blood flow is cut off); penis may become whitish, bluish, gray colored, or black

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