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Doctor insights on: Circumcised Vs Uncircumcised Men

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Men: circumcised or uncircumcised makes for a happier life?

Men: circumcised or uncircumcised makes for a happier life?

Unrelated: Most men are circumcised as infants and absence of foreskin is normal for them. Men who have phimosis (tight foreskin) are uncomfortable until the foreskin is removed, they are obviously then more comfortable and happier once they are circumcised. Men who have had a poorly performed circumcision, where too much penile skin was removed, are less happy than they would have been left uncircumcised. ...Read more

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Which is better for a man's health: to be uncircumcised or circumcised?

Which is better for a man's health: to be uncircumcised or circumcised?

Hard to answer: Some studies have shown that 50% of uncircumcised men will seek medical attention secondary to problem with their foreskin. Recent studies have shown a decreased risk of sexual transmitted disease in circumcised men, albeit a small decrease and is more important to a population then the individual. Critics of routine circumcision claim this causes reduced sensation during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Does being uncircumcised or circumcised affect a man's ability to become erect?

Does being uncircumcised or circumcised affect a man's ability to become erect?

Not really: Erection results from blood filling the paired cylinder-like structures inside the penis shaft (corpora cavernosa). This has little or nothing to do with how much skin covers the penis ...Read more

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Is Being Circumcised Good ? Doesn't a Man Lose His Sensitivity N Cause Spouse Pain ? But Being Uncircumcised Increases infections N More Pleasure ? .

Is Being Circumcised Good ? Doesn't a Man Lose His Sensitivity N Cause Spouse Pain ? But Being Uncircumcised Increases infections N More Pleasure ? .

Moot point: Real issue , other than religious reason is routine circumcision every new born , is indicated ? NO will be the answer from most of the experts . Rest is personal decision . ...Read more

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How to go uncircumcised to circumcised?

How to go uncircumcised to circumcised?

Consult urologist: Urologists are experts at circumcision. Almost invariably performed under anesthesia & covered by health insurance. ...Read more

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Which is better to be circumcised or uncircumcised?

Which is better to be circumcised or uncircumcised?

There are: Many opinions, some religious constraints and some health data. In the final analysis, each individual, or their parents if they're an infant, have to make their own decision about which is "best";. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's better to be circumcised or uncircumcised?

Wondering if it's better to be circumcised or uncircumcised?

Pros and Cons: Majority of caucasian americans + all muslims +jews are circumcised. Majority of european, hispanics +asians not. Fathers, sons + siblings like 2b similar. Utis in babies >frquent in incircumcised but utis in baby boys r uncommon. Indicated if urinary tract abnormalitise present, not if hypospadias or penile chordee. ? Reduce or increase premarture ejaculation. !10% un circ. Males trouble sometime. ...Read more

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What is the difference of being circumcised and uncircumcised?

What is the difference of being circumcised and uncircumcised?

Presence of foreskin: Foreskin is removed with circumcision. Glans penis slides in ; out of foreskin in uncircumcised males. There is more friction between penis ; vagina or opening usex for sexual intercourse in circumcised men. Uncircumcised males do not need to use a lubricant when the masturbate. ...Read more

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How to know what is better being circumcised or being uncircumcised?

There are: Many opinions, some religious constraints and some health data. In the final analysis, each individual, or their parents if they're an infant, have to make their own decision about which is "best". ...Read more

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Is there a health difference between being uncircumcised and circumcised?

Is there a health difference between being uncircumcised and circumcised?

None w. good hygiene: There is no health difference between circumcised & uncircumcised penises provided foreskin can retract easily and penis is cleaned on a regular basis, Foreskin which can not be easily retracted allows build up of smegma. This can lead to inflammation of foreskin & glans penis, increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases & penile cancer. None of this occurs with good hygiene & a clean penis. ...Read more

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Is there a size difference if you are uncircumcised instead of circumcised?

Is there a size difference if you are uncircumcised instead of circumcised?

No difference, but..: How the circumcised and uncircumcised penis may look different and generate a deceptive, elusive look in size. But, in reality, there would be no difference in size before and after circumcision. ...Read more

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For what reasons might an adult who is uncircumcised want to get circumcised as an adult?

Circumcision: An uncircumcised penis can become infected, especially in a diabetic, and cause severe irritation, cracking, pain, bleeding. Any reason for tight skin can be a reason to become circumcised. Others may just want to have it done for personal reasons, including cleanliness. ...Read more

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I have always heard the battle of circumcised vs uncircumcised. What are the factual pros and cons?

I have always heard the battle of circumcised vs uncircumcised. What are the factual pros and cons?

Some of th following: Obligatory for all jews, muslims ; numerous cultures. Circ. Is a minor procedure immediately after birth ; becomes a bigger deal with age. Circumcision reduces risk of the rare UTI s in first 6-moths of life. Is more hygienic for men who don't wash their penis's ; thus are also > at risk for penile cancer. Regarding sex pros=cons provided foreskin isn't tight. Avoids future foreskin infections. ...Read more

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Will you be able to feel any difference between sex with with an uncircumcised guy and a circumcised one?

Will you be able to feel any difference between sex with with an uncircumcised guy and a circumcised one?

Possibly: Sex usually feels somewhat different from one partner to an other whether circumcised or not. Sex with a circumcised man has more friction, ; act may or may not last longer from insertion to climax. Some prefer one over the other others may prefer the other over the one. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dear Dr. There is a difference between uncircumcised and circumcised male on ejaculation premature time?

Dear Dr.  There is a difference between uncircumcised and circumcised male on ejaculation premature time?

Ejaculation: circumcised men versus uncircumcised men may have different sensation or sensitivity because of the foreskin. This may or may not delay time to ejaculation. Each man is different ...Read more

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My boyfriend of 3 years is uncircumcised and it still makes me uncomfortable. I really want him to get circumcised. What do you recommend?

My boyfriend of 3 years is uncircumcised and it still makes me uncomfortable. I really want him to get circumcised. What do you recommend?

No problem if clean: This is possibly your problem, thinking that a circumcised penis is more normal, cleaner, healthier or looks better. Majority of men in the entire world remain uncircumcised except for muslims, jews, 70% of americans and some african tribes. A clean, easily retractile foreskin should pose no medical problems. Discuss with bf, many men feel that is is more "macho" to remain uncircumcised. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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