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What to do about foreskin removal, is good or bad?

What to do about foreskin removal, is good or bad?

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

Foreskin (Definition)

Or prepuce is skin which covers the penile glans. It is ...Read more


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Why is the removal of the clitoral hood considered mutilation even though it's the female counterpart of the male foreskin?

Why is the removal of the clitoral hood considered mutilation even though it's the female counterpart of the male foreskin?

Here are some...: Clitoral hood poses no risk to produce medical issues like those for foreskin. So its removal is unnecessary and its forced removal for no medical merit is, of course, a humiliation. How do you think? ...Read more

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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

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What is foreskin?

Prepuce: This is a fold of tissue that covers the glans penis and is removed should a male be circumcised. ...Read more

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Do i need my foreskin?

Do i need my foreskin?

Depends on "need": Is a foreskin necessary? Many have survived without one. If it causes problems, you might even be better off without one. ...Read more

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Can my foreskin shrink?

Can my foreskin shrink?

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 more

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What is wrong with foreskin?

Depends: There is nothing "wrong" with a foreskin. All males are born with one. If you're circumcised yours has been removed. Either way, the penis can function normally. ...Read more

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How to "stretch" my foreskin?

How to "stretch" my foreskin?

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

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How can I stretch my foreskin?

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

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When should my foreskin detach?

Foreskin does what?: Detach? Come off? I do not believe this can happen. Do you mean that the foreskin cannot be pulled back over the glans or head of the penis? If you cannot retract the foreskin over the glans then i would recommend that you see your family physician. ...Read more

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Foreskin is intact is it hygenic?

Foreskin is intact is it hygenic?

Circumcision: has been shown to decrease the risk of infections in both the man and his sexual partner(s). However, circumcision is rarely indicated in an adult male due to the associated risks. Practicing good hygiene is very important and can make a difference. Keep the foreskin and glans clean by washing thoroughly with antibiotic soap and water. ...Read more

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My foreskin is cont open a time ?

My foreskin  is cont open a time ?

See you doctor: See your doctor, leave it be because if you force the foreskin back it may not go forward over the glans/tip/head again. That would be very bad and painful on your way to the er! ...Read more

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Why can't I pull my foreskin back?

Phimosis: inability to retract foreskin is known as "phimosis". it is usually caused by some form of chronic inflammation, often fungal infections of the skin. if attempting to retract foreskin causes pain cracking and bleeding of the skin, you may need to have an adult circumcision ...Read more

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Problem on foreskin. What to do!???

See your doctor: It depends on what kind of problem. If it is a rash or wound you might be told to apply a topical medication. If the foreskin is too tight it might be what is called phimosis, in which case you'd see a urologist who might do a surgery. In any case, see your doctor to help decide what needs done. ...Read more

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How does foreskin restoration work?

Here are some ...: Is this Q from the same gentleman? As I could remember, it was answered long time ago. If you really dislike the penile look after circumcision, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before doing more procedures onto the penis. Redoing circumcision is relatively common due to "insufficient" foreskin removal; rare for... ...Read more

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What can you do about dry foreskin?

Here are some...: Is your foreskin dryness primary or secondary? If primary, just give gentle cleansing with drying + trying topical skin-soothing cream lightly and see, but always with caution while using something new. If secondary like that maybe related to long foreskin with inflammation, seek urologist so to decide if circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more

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I cannot pull my foreskin back much?

I cannot pull my foreskin back much?

Phimosis: Do not force it. You need to see a doctor to have the foreskin removed. Let me reiterate do not force it back. ...Read more

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How to stretch foreskin to be longer?

Popular topic (?): 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

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What could I do to loosen my foreskin?

Explore options: 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