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Is edema of the area where the foreskin was sutured during circumcision normal during UTI? been taking Ciprofloxacin 500mg for 3 days now.
If done recently yes: If there was recent a circumcisionit is normal for there to be some swelling or edema afterwards, even if there is no UTI. The surgeon who did the surgery should be the best person to tell you if the amount of swelling is normal or not. Excessive redness and warmth might be signs of a infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
My 15-year-old son uncircumcised son has had 2 UTIs recently. He has been diagnosed with phimosis and told he will need a circumcision. Is that true?
Sore urethra/meatus after ejaculation since sept 2012. Had 4 UTI in that time. Circumcision recommended. Will this help? Will i lose sensitivity?
To some extent: Circumcision protects babies from utis in first year of life but, unlikely later in life.C does prevent penile cancer 99.9%. Cancer of penis is extremely rare in jews + muslims, but also in men who can retract their foreskins and wash underneath. On a regular basis, ie have good hygiene.Many excellent, controlled studies fro africa prove conclusively that c reduces risk of HIV 50-70%. Hpv similar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore tip of penis after ejaculation. Had 4 UTI in the last year. Urologist thinks circumcision may help. Good idea? Worried about loss of sensitivity.
A 2-3 years old boy not circumcise can this cause to having uti? And can it also cause having hematuria? At what age should a boy gets circumcised?
Uti associated: Circumcision is associated with significantly reduced risk of UTI . In U.S. Insurance has not been paying for circumcision for last twenty years. In males infections have subsequently increased 5x. Circumcision is easiest performed near birth but can be performed at older ages. Hematuria can be associated with cystitis or bladder infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son will be three years old next month, and still hasn't been circumcised. Is his risk for infections and uti's greater because of this?
22 mo. old son; circumcised; neg UTI; appearing uncomfortable/upset when penis is erect, crying, closing his legs tightly etc. no redness; normal?
Common enough: Penile erection in any male-esp prolonged erection, called priapism-can be very uncomfortable and painful. Common but not as painful in small children.Try to get child to relax by being closely held for comfort and trying to get child's attention on a toy or something else.Also try not to stimulate penis while cleaning him and while changing clothes. Sometimes use of warm water locally may help. ...Read more
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