A 23-year-old member asked:
is it possible to do foreskin restoration after an adult circumcision?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
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 cosmetic surgery done, but if the circumcision was performed correctly, i don't see why you would want to have it reverted. If it was done incorrectly and there are damages or bad cosmetic defects, then quite a cosmetic surgery might be an option.
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 around the penis at mid-shaft, freeing the skin distal to incision and pulling it over the glans (head) and then harvesting a split skin graft from arm or thigh and placing it over raw are on the penis fromend of freed skin to mid-shaft. ? A psyche issue.
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