It is important to check the medical history of the patient for any kind of infection or an injury. The doctor also asks if there is an effect of any of these symptoms on sexual activity.
A physical examination of the penis and foreskin is performed by the doctor. Your doctor may recommend urine tests or use a swab from the foreskin to examine the presence of harmful bacteria.
Phimosis can be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Therefore, adults with a tight foreskin are asked for blood and urine tests by the doctor.