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Dorsal slit skin underneath is dying, what to do?

Dorsal slit skin underneath is dying, what to do?

Dorsal Slit: If you were treated with a dorsal slit for phimosis or paraphimosis and are having wound healing problems - please contact the urologist who performed your surgery for further guidance. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the difference between circumcision, dorsal slit?

What is the difference between circumcision, dorsal slit?

Skin removal: The foreskin is removed with circumcision. No skin is removed with a dorsal slit, also known as a prepucioplasty, or foreskin preserving procedure. Traetment ment for phimosis or tight foreskin. A vertical midline incision is made on dorsum of penis thru the narrow area, until skin can retract easily. Vertical incision is then surured transversely, and thus foreskin is preserved. ...Read more

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What is the difference between circumcision and dorsal slit?

What is the difference between circumcision and dorsal slit?

Retracting foreskin: A dorsal slit widens the opening of the foreskin to either allow retraction of the foreskin or if large enough, allow the forskin to drape downward almost as if circumcised but with the foreskin still present. A small dorsal slit can release a "tight" opening allowing ease of retraction. A circumcison means to "incise around" & all of the foreskin is removed. There are degrees of circumcision. ...Read more

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Does circumsismatoion hurt or a dorsal slit hurt after a op asleep?

Does circumsismatoion hurt or a dorsal slit hurt after a op asleep?

Surgical pain: Surgery involves cutting the skin which has nerves. So yes pain not unable to be controlled. ...Read more

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What is meant by dorsal roots?

What is meant by dorsal roots?

Dorsal Roots: The dorsal roots are a portion of the spinal cord that accept sensory information that will travel up your spinal cord to be perceived in your brain. Receptors sense, and the brain perceives. The spinal cord is part of your central nervous system and carries afferent sensory information though the dorsal columns and dorsal roots and transmits afferent motor information to move your muscles front. ...Read more

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What are the dorsal and ventral surfaces on humans?

What are the dorsal and ventral surfaces on humans?

Anatomic Position: During the study of Human Anatomy, it is important to understand what "anatomic position" is. Anatomic position is when a human is facing forward, with the arms an hands at the side, with the palms facing forward. Everything in the front in anatomic position is ventral, everything behind is dorsal. That does not change if the limb position changes. For the foot, the "top" is dorsal. ...Read more

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What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

Nerve cell bodies: The dorsal root ganglion (the enlargement) is the place in the nerve where the cell bodies of feeling nerves (sensory nerves) are located. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a facet pain in the dorsal area to resolve with time? It started 5 months ago.

Is it possible that a facet pain in the dorsal area to resolve with time? It started 5 months ago.

Yes: Pain in the dorsal area may be related to the facet. If so, the pain should improve with sitting and lying on the side. The facets can become inflamed and resolve with time. Strengthening the muscles around the facet will facilitate this improvement and is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Had septorhinoplasty 8 weeks ago, left with a residual dorsal hump, Dr says he can shave it down after 9 months if no improvement, how?

Had septorhinoplasty 8 weeks ago, left with a residual dorsal hump, Dr says he can shave it down after 9 months if no improvement,  how?

Septorhinoplasty: At eight weeks there is tesidual edema and most likely you are not seeing your fin result. Ask your surgeon if Yoy have specific questions about a future procedure. ...Read more