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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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Help docs? Why is removal of the clitoral hood mutilation even though it's counterpart of foreskin in males?

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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Can I super glue foreskin back?

No: You SHOULD NOT do this. The glues used in the medical setting to close wounds are not to be used on fingers, toes, or genitals, including the penis. ...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