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Is it possible to do foreskin restoration after an adult circumcision

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Probably not: I'd compare it with a limb amputation in a way - can you restore a foot once it was chopped off? One may speculate on the possibility of having a cosm... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, but ? do it: The purpose of circumcision is to remove the foreskin. Foreskin can be restored by major surgery. This involves making a circumferential incision arou... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Balanitis?: Overall the most common explanation is balanitis (the medical term for inflammation of the head of the penis and foreskin). Some are due to bacterial ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? Insurance, ? cash: Most insurances will pay for a "hypospadias repair". Removal of hooded prepuce, which is the most minor form of hypospadias repair, more so if any str... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Remove or preserve?: Physically stretching a tight foreskin over the penile glans can only lead to skin splitting, then scarring and ending up with a worse problem. Steroi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
I don't see how: I don't see how it will. When you cut something off, how can it grow back?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Circumcision: You need to consult with a plastic surgeon to be examined and to advise you if you are a candidate for this procedure.
A female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very difficult: Circumcision reversal in adults is a major surgical procedure. It can be performed by using remaining shaft skin as a foreskin and covering denuded ar... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Post op care: Most of the doctors here will defer these surgery questions to the doctor providing care in person. It sounds normal, but any concerns must be raised ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably: If you have adhesions between your glans and your foreskin / phimosis, you'll have a hygiene problem that most women will find hugely objectionable, i... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
No: No. The movement to "reclaim the foreskin'" strikes most of us in the practice of urology as somewhat bizzare. There are skin stretching gizmos avail... Read More

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