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Circumsised Vs Uncircumsised
It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear Dr. There is a difference between uncircumcised and circumcised male on ejaculation premature time?
Circumcision: Data regarding the incidence of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus on male genitalia has not been fully researched, however, it appears that men who are circumcised have a much lower risk of developing or suffering from lichen sclerosus. The use of later adult circumcision as a treatment is controversial with some studies suggesting that it is not necessarily helpful. ...Read more
Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitoris ; banned in all civilized countries. Thus male circumcision is ok for religious, medical or even hygienic indications. Female circumcision is a crime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
...: There are several different theories. One is that the foreskin may be more susceptible to tearing during sex, which could be the entry point for hiv. Another thought is that the area between the unretracted foreskin and glans penis may promote an environment where HIV has a higher chance of survival (which means an increased chance of transmission). ...Read more
>Friction with circ: An uncircumcised penis penis retracts into the foreskin during sex. There is no foreskin with a circumcised penis and thus more friction. This should not make much of a difference if there is adequate lubricatiion, either vaginal or from external lubricant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes it is: In all normal boys, their penises come covered by their foreskin. That is the way boys are made. They are naturally born that way. As boys grow bigger and older, and go through puberty, the foreskin becomes looser and is able to slide back over and off the glans (head of the penis), which is necessary for cleaning. One's doctor can help if a guy did not get his foreskin to loosen during puberty. ...Read more
? 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 straightening of penis is involved will be covered. This will certainly be covered by obama's affordable health care which will cover pre-existing conditions. Otherwise enquire by phone, prices vary from practice to practice ; region to region. ...Read more
Discuss with Ur doc: This varies with the adhesion.Some are at the margin and seldom require any treatment. Some form a bridge that traps debris and will eventually lead to problems. Evaluation by a pediatric urologist would be my next step. I send about one every other year for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3.5 year old son's penile head is red, sore, swollen from today. Retracting foreskin gently I saw penile head is blue, a bit smelly. Infection?Trauma?
10mth old uncircumsied boy. Found cream colour (like makeup) on inside of wet disapsable nappy. Had sudocream on before he was changed. What is it?
Sudocream: Your son may have rubbed the tip of his penis in his wet nappy and excoriated it causing a droplet of blood to mix with the sudocream giving it a cream color. ...Read more
25 year old.Have pea sized flat movable lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis.Been there more than 1 year. Urinating/ejaculation is ok.
Is dissecting folliculitis curable? (My dermatologist says no.) BTW, he always says "folliculitis" rather than "cellulitis."
Circumcised &virgin but penis glans skin is very bumpy & Rough skin for many years. Some glans area is smooth not bumps but 80% is bumpy and rough. ?
Hard to give A....: To deduce best possible Dx, one needs more specific info on the onset, degree, duration, progress, evolution, response to care, etc. + direct look at + testing as needed (though rarely needed); that is essential for adequate medical care. How to unveil the Dx for your concern? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more