Paraphimosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • How long will it take before the swelling in my penis goes down?
  • How long will it be before the cut in my foreskin heals?
  • Is there anything I can do at home to stop this from happening?
  • Is it safe to have sex soon after I’m treated?


Paraphimosis: Current Treatment Options by JM Choe, MD (American Family Physician December 15, 2000,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00