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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told that i needed a circumcision. Without my consent a dorsal slit procedure was performed on me. Is this allowed/accepted?
Surgical pain: Surgery involves cutting the skin which has nerves. So yes pain not unable to be controlled. ...Read more
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
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
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