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For the last 5-6 months my foreskin seems to have shrunk, and retrackting it has been painful especially during sex. I am in my mid 40's and this never happened before. I am very clean and take good care of my body. I saw a doctor who gave me a cream he thought it was a yeast infection but it did not go away. Usually each morning its very hard to retract my skin and there is a white thick substance around the base of the head. Can you give me any idea as to what it may be and how i got it.
this is phimosis.and the white substance is smegma.phimosis is caused by scarring to the foreskin.it can be cured by stretching the foreskin with a glansie or gfs stretcher and topical steroids or a z-plasty surgery.the white substance is from your sebaceous glands and is harmless.
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