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Here are some...: Surgery is always considered as the last resort of care after failed to respond to conservative Rx & care. So, see urologist so to decide if circumcision is what you need to solve foreskin-related disorders; if yes, circ is good for you but always coming with a price, i.e., potential adverse effect. But, in general, circumcision is a very forgiving minor procedure under local anesthesia. More? Ask ...Read more
Help docs? Why is removal of the clitoral hood mutilation even though it's counterpart of foreskin in males?
It isn't mutilation: Removal of clitoral hood increases exposure of glans clitoris which can increase erotic sensation of clitoris. Mutilation is "female genital cutting", otherwise called female circumcision because the clitoris is amputated or removed. This removes all or virtually all erotic sensation for a woman. Hence that procedure is mutilation. ...Read more
Narrowi is phimosis: The foreskin opening can narrow down especially if traumatized. Can also occur in in children and again in old age if penile blood supply is reduced. Foeskin can also appear to shrink in lengh at puberty when the foreskin can retract spontaneously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use steroid cream: Try to retract foreskin, then apply prescription strength steroid cream (ie 0.1% Betamethasone or Kenalog) to tight area morning & night until loose. Always pull foreskin back over glans to avoid paraphimosis. Will not work if foreskin opening is scarred, in which case surgery will be required. ...Read more
Self-exploration: There are several non-surgical methods, mostly of self-restoration over weeks to months. Resource site: www.Restoringforeskin.Org / support q&a-type blog: www.Foreskin-restoration.Net / general education link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/foreskin_restoration can always also consult a urologist. ...Read more