Aa
A
A
A
Close
Men's Health Community
13.9k Members
Avatar universal

Sensitive bellend after foreskin retraction

Hiya,
I know i'm late to the party but I wasn't taught penis self care growing up. I'm 19 and can retract my foreskin completely absolutely fine. However, when retracted, the head of the penis and the gland is extremely sensitive. I can barely touch it. All I can manage is rinsing it with warm soapy water. When peeing I can't even manage to fully wipe it with tissue because it's so sensitive. Is there any way I can speed up the process of desensitising the penis? And how do I go about doing that..
Thanks
1 Responses
207091 tn?1337709493
When the foreskin is retracted, does the head of your penis look smooth? Do you see any bumps or rashes or anything? Does it look like there may be an infection? If so, you need to get a doctor to check it out.

Is this the first time you've been retracting it? If it is, it may just take some time, but you might want to get things checked out to make sure the foreskin isn't too tight, or there isn't something else going on.

Good for you for taking care of your body now. :) Let us know what happens.
1 Comments
Hiya, yes it's all smooth, there is a little redness but i'm assuming that it is the first time i've been retracting it. There is no rashes or bumbs or anything that seems bad. Just the sensitivity issues. I'll give it a little bit of time and if anything scary or worrying comes from it, I will pop to the doctors! (If I can build up the courage to do so lol)
Thank you
Have an Answer?
Top Men's Health Answerers
1622896 tn?1562364967
London, United Kingdom
139792 tn?1498585650
Indore, India
11369760 tn?1449504372
Southwest , MI
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Get the facts about this disease that affects more than 240,000 men each year.
How to lower your heart attack risk.
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.
Sean Cummings discusses which available erectile dysfunction treatments may have the best outcome for you
They got it all wrong: Why the PSA test is imperative for saving lives from prostate cancer
10 prostate cancer misconceptions debunked.