Online. Support for children with 4p- or 4th Chromosome Condition, their parents and families. Annual conferences and a membership map to help people connect with others in their area. Website: http://4p-supportgroup.org Verified: 10/10/2011
Scarring of the penis from infection or surgical error. For
The entire foreskin may not be removed,
leaving portions of it attached to the penis (skin bridge). This may cause pain
Scar tissue can grow outward toward the tip of the
penis from the cut edge of the foreskin. Repeat surgery on the penis may be
required to improve appearance or to allow normal passage of urine if the
opening from the bladder has been blocked by this scar tissue.
outer skin layer (or layers) of the penis may be removed
An opening that is too small for the foreskin to
retract over the penis (phimosis) can happen if too
little foreskin is removed.
Major problems are very rare but can include:
A complete removal of the skin covering the
shaft of the penis, causing the penis to appear to have been completely
Too much bleeding. Stitches may be needed to
stop the bleeding.
Serious, life-threatening bacterial
Partial or full removal (amputation) of the tip of the penis.
(This is extremely rare.)