to the editor: Although rare, paraphimosis is common among the urologic emergencies that present to a family physician. Given the importance.
Paraphimosis is when the foreskin is pulled back behind the tip of the penis and becomes stuck there. The retracted foreskin and the penis become swollen, fluid can build up, and the foreskin is unable to return to its original position. Paraphimosis should not be confused with.
Paraphimosis is a serious condition that can happen only in men and boys who haven't been circumcised. (Circumcision is when the foreskin.